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TRANSNATIONAL FEMINISM PERSPECTIVES ON ARAB MUSLIM WOMEN IN WESTERN LENSES

Authors:
Dr. Taghreed M. Abu Sarhan

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Dr. Taghreed M. Abu Sarhan
Assistant Professor, Social Work Department, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, P. O. Box 15551

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Sarhan, Dr. Taghreed M. Abu. "TRANSNATIONAL FEMINISM PERSPECTIVES ON ARAB MUSLIM WOMEN IN WESTERN LENSES." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 6, June 2019, pp. 4667-4689, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=359. Accessed June 2019.
APA
Sarhan, D. (2019, June). TRANSNATIONAL FEMINISM PERSPECTIVES ON ARAB MUSLIM WOMEN IN WESTERN LENSES. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(6), 4667-4689. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=359
Chicago
Sarhan, Dr. Taghreed M. Abu. "TRANSNATIONAL FEMINISM PERSPECTIVES ON ARAB MUSLIM WOMEN IN WESTERN LENSES." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 6 (June 2019), 4667-4689. Accessed June, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=359.

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Abstract:
International feminism entitled for its struggle against gendered injustice within a liberal human rights discourse. This paper is a call for women feminists, especially in the Arab Muslim World, to share common interests and believes on the struggle to end oppression and discrimination based on sex and gender. This paper explores Arab Muslim within the theoretical context of the transnational feminism. The paper also maintains that Arab Muslim feminism see transnational feminism as an alternative to gain prominence in the area of feminism and globalization. Arab Muslim feminism challenges the universal claim of Western feminism to speak on behalf and for all women especially women of long inherited culture and religion like them. Bell Hooks presumes "Western feminists have done little to work on the idea of the diversity of women's lived experiences" (Hooks, 1989) and this paper presents some of the debate over feminism in lenses of both Arab Muslim Feminism and Western Feminism.