Mothering A Muslim by Nazia Erum

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Mothering A Muslim Read Online Free - What does it mean to be a middle-class Muslim kid in India today? Talking to over a hundred children and their parents across twelve cities, Nazia Erum uncovers stories of religious segregation in classrooms and rampant bullying of Muslim children in many of the country’s top schools.

Title : Mothering A Muslim
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ISBN : 9789386228
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 220 pages


Ashima rated it ★★★★★

February 16, 2018

Erum has researched extensively on the subject of this book. To begin with, she consciously chose to speak with Muslim women living in mixed localities rather than those from all-Muslim neighbourhoods. She documented personal experiences of urban, educated Muslim women and their families. In the...

Chittajit rated it ★★★★☆

January 30, 2018

This book starts with the author’s dilemma to name her daughter with a proper Islamic name or something generic as she was worried that the former one might attract undue bullying. With that thought in her mind, she decided to interview several Muslim families across different cities from differe...

Tushar rated it ★★★★★

January 13, 2018

Nazia Erum in her debut book goes beyond the bullying lines to expose a much deeper malaise. Bullying or undermining people on the basis of their religion. And it is really a matter of concern that this is happening to kids at a very young age and in cosmopolitan cities and big schools. Also, how...

Meera rated it ★★★★☆

January 15, 2018

Mothering a Muslim by Nazia Erum is a nonfiction that explores the extent of Islamophobia in Indian society by bringing to light horrid instances of bullying and discrimination of Muslim children in schools. As a Muslim mother, Nazia gives voice to the woes of other Muslim women who are caught in...

Rachna rated it ★★★★☆

February 04, 2018

All of us who have been in the majority and never had to face discrimination or worry about our children being ridiculed, excluded or worse should read this and examine how we are complicit or have actively caused such hurt. It is appalling that so many of our friends and children live in this co...

Vikas rated it ★★★★☆

January 17, 2018

This book was very good, and a page turner to boot. Nazia really put in effort here and presented a balanced narrative. I love how she put forward the issues and then put in the issues happening on other side which people from other faiths may not be aware of. I loved the mention of Bhopal as wel...

Nithya rated it ★★★★★

February 07, 2018

"Are we Pakistanis?" a very confused and angry Raiqa Saulat Khan asks herself when her son asks her the same question. When she probes further, she unearths a disturbing truth her son Faizan is facing in his dorm. Bullying, name calling, and unwarranted hatred. Faizan is the only Muslim in his do...

Nitin rated it ★★★★☆

January 20, 2018

Why I love to read non-fiction is that it shows the reality, this book Mothering a Muslim is really an alarming, true situation of Muslim’s in Metro and urban area’s of India is perfectly presented by the author. Athithi Devo Bhava is followed by Indians for centuries, but for last 3-5 years situ...

Anamitra rated it ★★★★★

February 25, 2018

Product details Hardcover: 248 pages Publisher: Juggernaut (15 December 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 938622853X ISBN-13: 978-9386228536 Package Dimensions: 20 x 13.2 x 3.2 cm What is this book all about? Nazia Erum runs a fashion start-up, and is the mother of an adorable little girl. But from the da...

Majid rated it ★★★★★

February 19, 2018

“It’s no more the elephant in the room. Conservative Islamization and rabid Islamophobia today are the twin camels we cannot tame” writes Nazia Erum in her book ‘Mothering a Muslim’. An account which shadows the reader with the anxiety of Muslim mothers and slowly raises the scale of fear about t...

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