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By Robin L. Riley

ISBN-10: 1780321287

ISBN-13: 9781780321288

ISBN-10: 1780321295

ISBN-13: 9781780321295

This strong publication exposes how gendered Orientalism is wielded to justify Western imperialism.

Over the final ten years, Western governments and mainstream media have applied recommendations of white masculine supremacy and female helplessness, juxtaposed with Orientalist photos depicting girls of colour as mysterious, sinister, and unsafe, to help conflict. Oscillating among Mrs Anthrax, woman suicide bomber and tragic, helpless sufferer, representations of 'brown girls' have spawned either rescue narratives and terrorist alerts.

Examining media and pa tradition from intercourse and the town 2 to vainness reasonable and Time journal, Robin Riley makes use of transnational feminist research to bare how this type of transnational sexism in the direction of Muslim ladies as a rule and Afghan and Iraqi girls particularly has ended in a brand new kind of gender imperialism.

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