Lila Abu-Lughod is Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science at Columbia University, where she teaches anthropology and women’s studies. She is the author of Dramas of Nationhood: The Politics of Television in Egypt and Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society. Her newest book is Do Muslim Women Need Saving?
Do Muslim Women Need Saving?
The Western crusade to rescue Muslim women has reduced them to a simplistic stereotype