Contradictions of Muslim Romance in the Facebook World

Contradictions of Muslim Romance in the Facebook World

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December 62016
Janet Afary, Roger Friedland, Paolo Gardinali, and Cambria Naslund, co-authors
global-e journal

The ordering of intimacy is at the center of the political-theological struggles that have been shaking the Muslim world for half a century. The rise of romantic love may indeed empower women and eventually lead to the erosion of support for the dominant forms of political Islam. But there are numerous obstacles in the way.