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Who Is a Good Muslim? Making Proper Faith in a Girls’ High School

Fida J. Adely

in Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226006901
eISBN:
9780226006925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226006925.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyzes the struggles between texts, teachers, and students to define proper Islamic mores in religion classes and beyond. At al-Khatwa, the debates about “true” Islamic teaching and ... More


Making Girls into Respectable Women

Fida J. Adely

in Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226006901
eISBN:
9780226006925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226006925.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter shows how schools, in many respects, are also “disciplinary institutions,” with the purpose of molding young minds and shaping young bodies. In Bawadi al-Naseem, teachers and parents ... More


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