Sexuality and Islam

@article{Dialmy2010SexualityAI,
  title={Sexuality and Islam},
  author={A. Dialmy},
  journal={The European Journal of Contraception \& Reproductive Health Care},
  year={2010},
  volume={15},
  pages={160 - 168}
}
  • A. Dialmy
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care
This paper deals with three major questions: (1) What are the sexual norms defined by the sacred texts (Koran and Sunna)? (2) What are the sexual practices currently observed among Moslems? (3) To which extent are current sexual practices of Moslems dissociated from Islamic sexual norms? Sexual standards in Islam are paradoxical: on the one hand, they allow and actually are an enticement to the exercise of sexuality but, on the other hand, they discriminate between male and female sexuality… Expand
Shall We Dance? Defining Sexuality and Controlling the Body in Contemporary Indonesia
This article examines how Indonesia, the world’s third-largest democracy, came to define sexuality for its general population once intimacy was brought into the public sphere. However, its IslamicExpand
Research On (Women's) Sexuality In Islam
There are shared beliefs among Muslims in many Muslims countries in regard to the idea of sexuality in Islam. These beliefs may include that Islam views sex positively, which means that it recognisesExpand
Dynamics in the Notions of Sexuality Among Three Generations of Bulgarian Muslims
Based on ethnographic research in a Muslim town in Bulgaria, this study provides a comparative analysis, exploring the modernization of sex and sexuality within three generations of Pomaks (SlavicExpand
The Silent Desire: Islam, Women's Sexuality and the Politics of Patriarchy in Indonesia
This thesis investigates how Islam influences discourses of sexuality in Indonesia, and in particular how Islamic teachings influence Muslim married women’s perceptions and behaviour in their sexualExpand
Cultural Factors in the Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction in Muslim Clients
Religion is an important cultural factor that may have a significant impact on the presentation of mental health problems and sexual dysfunction. Although there is increasing empirical evidence ofExpand
Religiosity and Sexual Behavior: Tense Relationships and Underlying Affects and Cognitions in Samples of Christian and Muslim Traditions
Religion's historical mistrust of sexuality shapes people's behavior by inhibiting liberal sexuality. Still, it is unclear whether this inhibitive role also includes common, normative sexualExpand
Voices from the margins: Islam, queer identity, and female agency in Rayda Jacobs’s Confessions of a Gambler
This article foregrounds the intersection between queer Islamic masculinity and Islamic female identity in Rayda Jacobs’s Confessions of a Gambler, and shows how these two identity categories areExpand
Religious and Sexual Identity Conflict among Same-sex Attracted Muslim Men: A Conceptual Differences of Life Experience between Western and Muslim Majority Countries
Previous studies exploring the conflict between religious and sexual identity among same-sex attracted Muslim men (henceforth, SSAMM) have been largely carried out on ethnic minority Muslims livingExpand
Gender, religion, and identity: Modernization of gender roles among the Bulgarian Muslims (Pomaks)
Abstract Based on an ethnographic research in a Muslim (Pomak) town in Bulgaria, this study explores the dynamics in the notions of gender roles within three generations. The results show that theExpand
Caught Between Two Worlds: Sexuality and Young Muslim Women in Melbourne, Australia
Existing research suggests that culture has a significant influence on the sexuality of culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Australia. However, few studies have explored theExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 33 REFERENCES
Women and sexuality in muslim societies
WOMEN AND SEXUALITY IN MUSLIM SOCIETIES Pinar Ilkkaracan, ed. New York: Women for Human Rights (WWHR), 2000; 455 pp. A discussion of women's sexuality in Muslim societies begs for compliance with anExpand
Sexuality in Contemporary Arab Society
Arab scholarship of sexuality is currently emerging against many obstacles. This article provides a suggestive introduction to the current state of knowledge in the area. After briefly sketching anExpand
Premarital Female Sexuality in Morocco
In the Arab world, the study of “illegal” and/or “anomalous” sexualities have disturbed the political powers. Indeed, studying these sexualities as social phenomena is a way to recognize theirExpand
Masculinity in Morocco
The social and hierarchical relationship between the sexes in Morocco is now in crisis because of the increase in the number of women in the education and employment fields, the decrease inExpand
Certificates of virginity and reconstruction of the hymen
  • J. Amy
  • Medicine
  • The European journal of contraception & reproductive health care : the official journal of the European Society of Contraception
  • 2008
TLDR
The Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths all attach considerable importance to premarital virginity, particularly that of women, and Patriarchal societies aim to control the sexuality of women in order to regulate lines of descent and transfer. Expand
marrakesh Child prostitution and the spread of AIDS
In Morocco child prostitution is a large and growing problem and the government is being forced to address the situation. Although legislation is in place to punish people convicted of sexual abuseExpand
Islamic Bioethics: Problems and Perspectives
TLDR
The author examines Muslim Law and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the penal context, which applies to Syria, Iraq, and Iran. Expand
“Le désir amputé, sexual experience of Lebanese women”
It has been thirteen years and a half years since L’Harmattan published my work “Le desir ampute” on the sexual experience of the Christian woman in a traditional Lebanese society, and fifteen and aExpand
Adolescent Boys’ Response to Gender Equitable Programming in Rural Upper Egyptian Villages: Between ‘Ayb and Haram
In the Middle East, as elsewhere, gender roles are transformed in response to a number of influences. The changing socioeconomic conditions in much of the Arab world have created economicExpand
Nahwa dimoucratia jinsya islamia (Toward an Islamic sexual democracy)
  • Fès: Info-print,
  • 2000
...
1
2
3
4
...