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Price of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World

 
 
 
 
Price of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World
Author: Jan Goodwin
ISBN 13: 9780452283770
ISBN 10: 452283779
Edition: Revised ed.
Publisher: Plume
Publication Date: 2002-12-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $17.00
 
 

Based upon interviews conducted in ten Islamic countries, this book for the general reader describes the daily oppression experienced by women living under fundamentalist rule. Journalist Goodwin reports on how women are submitting to or fighting against such practices as polygamy, arranged child marriages and the wearing of the chador. The volume does not contain bibliographical references. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Publishers Weekly

Journalist Goodwin travels to 10 countries to interview Muslim women who reveal how their oppressive and confining political systems have affected their lives. (Aug.)