2430 Islamic sexual culture

on sexuality, paying attention not just to the
texts overall message, but also to its underlying
images, vocabularies, and assumptions.

SEE ALSO: Gender Ideology and Gender
Role Ideology; Islam; Nationalism; Sexuality,
Religion and

REFERENCES AND SUGGESTED
READINGS

Bouhdiba, A. (1998) Sexuality in Islam. Saqi Books,
London.
Ilkkaracan, P. (Ed.) (2000) Women and Sexuality in
Muslim Societies. Women for Womens Human
Rights, Istanbul.
Ilkkaracan, P. (Ed.) (2005) Deconstructing Sexuality in
the Middle East and North Africa: Contemporary
Issues and Discourses. Brill, Leiden.
Mernissi, F. (1987) Beyond the Veil: Male Female
Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society. Indiana Uni-
versity Press, Bloomington.
Sabbah, F. A. (1984) Woman in the Muslim Uncon
scious. Pergamon Press, New York.