Of hockey and hijab

reflections of a Canadian Muslim woman
  • 161 Pages
  • 4.26 MB
  • 5124 Downloads
  • English
by
TSAR , Toronto
StatementSheema Khan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP161.3 K4367 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination161 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24571194M
ISBN 139781894770569
LC Control Number2010413170
OCLC/WorldCa406118901

Of Hockey and Hijab book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In these thoughtful essays, Sheema Khan—Canadian hockey mom and /5. From women's issues to terrorism to Islamophobia, Of Hockey and Hijab takes the reader on a journey to explore the many contemporary issues affecting Muslims in Canada and abroad.

Khan's book is a must read for all - Mona Mazigh, author of Hope and DespairCited by: 4. Of Hockey and Hijab, a compilation of these essays, is provocative, intelligent, and – given the thorny nature of the issues explored – surprisingly accessible. Each concise piece looks at a political, religious, or social issue, and succeeds in bringing both wisdom and humour to subjects the average newspaper reader might shy away from.5/5(1).

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In these thoughtful essays, Sheema Khan - Candian hockey mom and Harvard PhD - gives us her pointed insights on being a modern and liberal, yet practicing, Muslim, especially in Canada. Tackling a host of issues, such as terrorism and fanaticism, human rights post 9/11, Ismalic law, women's rights, sharia, and the meaning of hijab, she explains Islam to the greater public.

Khan's book. Image via Of Hockey and Hijab: Reflections of a Canadian Muslim Woman, published last October, is a collection of monthly columns written by Sheema Khan and originally. Of Hockey and Hijab is a collection of essays encompassing a wide variety of topics, ranging from terrorism and anti-Semitism to women’s rights in society and in the Qur’an (written as “Koran” in this book) to being a hijabi playing sports and the experiences of others like her.

Khan focuses on the divide between Western non-Muslims and. In these thoughtful essays, Sheema Khan--Canadian hockey mom and Harvard PhD--gives us her pointed insights on being a modern and liberal, yet practising, Muslim, especially in Canada.

Tackling a host of issues, such as terrorism and fanaticism, human rights post 9/11, Islamic law, women's rights, sharia, and the meaning of hijab, she explains Islam to the greater public.

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Of hockey and hijab book “I Of hockey and hijab book A Teenage Hijabe Hockey Player” Upon surprising her co-workers by stating she played hockey as a child, Shema Khan dis-plays why one should not judge a book by its cover in her excerpt “I Was A Teenage Hijabe Hockey Player”.

Khan begins to negate these assumptions by using her past experiences growing up as both a Muslim-Canadian and a Montreal Canadiens. In these thoughtful essays, Sheema Khan—Canadian hockey mom and Harvard PhD—gives us her pointed insights on being a modern and liberal, yet practising, Muslim, especially in Canada.

Tackling a host of issues, such as terrorism and fanaticism, hum. “From women's issues to terrorism to Islamophobia, Of Hockey and Hijab takes the reader on a journey to explore many contemporary issues affecting Muslims in Canada and abroad.

Khan's book is a must read for all.” —Monia Mazigh, author of Hope and Despair. Reader Reviews Tell us what you think. Of Hockey and Hijab: Reflections of a Canadian Muslim Woman Literary Nonfiction. Middle Eastern Studies. African American Studies. Asian American Studies. In these thoughtful essays, Sheema Khan--Canadian hockey mom and Harvard PhD--gives us her own pointed insights on the condition of being a modern and liberal.

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Introducing Of Hockey and Hijab: Reflections of a Canadian Muslim Woman. Of Hockey and Hijab is the newly-published compilation of Sheema Khan’s contributions to The Globe and these thoughtful essays, Sheema Khan—Canadian hockey mom and Harvard PhD—gives us her own pointed insights on the condition of being a modern.

___ Of Hockey & Hijab ____ February description. On February 15ththe Silk Road Institute held a special edition of its monthly book club, as it hosted Sheema Khan, author of ‘Of Hockey and Hijab’.

Photo Gallery: More Projects. Previous ___ SRI. Her first book, From Somalia to Snow, explores how central Minnesota became home to Somalis. Hudda hopes this book brings joy to the girls who wear hijabs and brings light to all of the people they meet.

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Of Hockey and Hijab, a compilation of these essays, is provocative, intelligent, and – given the thorny nature of the issues explored – surprisingly accessible. Each concise piece looks at a political, religious, or social issue, and succeeds in bringing both wisdom and humour to subjects the average newspaper reader might shy away : Sertach.

garding the hijab. According to Mercury, items like the hijab cannot be taken “for safety gear and try them out on young people. You have to have some research done on it and all the rest of it, like they do for hockey hel-mets” (Montgomery,para.

13). For high school athletes in Author: Kristen J Cook. She also arrived wearing a hijab, becoming the first U.S. female athlete to compete in the head covering worn by some Muslim women. The year-old Duke University graduate was eliminated in the women’s individual sabre competition, but helped the U.S.

women’s team advance to the semifinals Saturday with a win over Poland. Muslim women have been involved in sport since Islam's beginning in the early 7th century and Muhammad's races with his wife Aisha. Modern Muslim female athletes have achieved success in a variety of sports, including volleyball, tennis, association football, fencing, and basketball.

In the Olympics, fourteen Muslim women won medals, participating in a wide range of sports. From women's issues to terrorism to Islamophobia, Of Hockey and Hijab takes the reader on a journey to explore the many contemporary issues affecting Muslims in Canada and abroad.

Khan's book is a must read for all - Mona Mazigh, author of Hope and Despair. JibJab. 1, likestalking about this. We make things that make people laugh. Need assistance. Contact [email protected] for a quick ers: M. OLYMPIC MOVEMENT CODE ON THE PREVENTION OF THE MANIPULATION OF COMPETITIONS. Important tools to protect sport’s credibility and integrity have been created since the adoption of Olympic Agenda These include the Olympic Movement Code on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions (OM Code PMC) that was approved by the.

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I'm Instagram https. Muslim Quotes. Quotes tagged as "muslim" Showing of The message of this book, if it must have a message, is that we in the West would be wrong to prolong the pain of that transition unnecessarily, by elevating cultures full of bigotry and hatred toward women to the stature of respectable alternative ways of life.” “Too many.

Ibtihaj Muhammad entered the world stage when she captured a bronze medal at the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics in the team sabre event. As the first American Muslim woman to compete for the United States wearing a hijab, Ibtihaj Muhammad is an inspiration and a role model for many young people.

Lari, 22, is the only athlete who wears a hijab on the international skating circuit. union’s rule book to clarify that they are specifically allowed, a. Many Muslim Canadians, both men and women would agree with Taheri that the hijab “is a sign of support for extremists who wish to.

Now you can run, jump, or play hard in comfort with the ASIYA Sport hijab. The design is made to stay in place while working out and keep you nice and cool with the lightweight fabric.

The tuck-in design will keep it out of the way making it easy to move at the gym.Sheema Khan, author of Of Hockey and Hijab: Reflections of a Canadian Muslim Woman (TSAR Publications, ), is a hockey mom who played house league at McGill and Harvard universities.

Want to share your thoughts? The Literary Review of Canada welcomes your.Hijab is his third novel and the first to be translated into English. The novel revolves around three doctors from Karnataka, practising at a hospital in the small town of Amoka in Minnesota.