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Veiled Threats: Representing the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

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Veiled Threats: Representing the Muslim Woman in Public Policy Discourses

Naaz Rashid


The book looks at how ‘the Muslim woman’ is socially constructed through an analysis of contemporary racialized and gendered policy narratives in the UK. It is focused on Prevent, the UK’s counter-terrorism agenda, established after the London bombings in 2005. It examines specific initiatives to ‘empower Muslim women’ to combat terrorism. It also considers how Muslim women are positioned within broader debates about multiculturalism, integration ... Read more

 

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