Islam and Social Work Debating Values, Transforming Practice by Sara A. Crabtree, Fatima Husain, and Basia Spalek (Bristol, UK: The Policy Press, 2008. 198 pages.)

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Rachida Bejja

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In the introduction and the first section, the authors provide an overview of
their book and approach. According to them, every social worker needs to
be familiar with the aforementioned concepts when dealing with Muslim
clients. Throughout the book, the authors define the pillars and values of
Islam and shed light on the real meaning of some of the words that became highly mediatized after 9/11, such as jihad, niqab, honor, women’s rights,
marital violence, and homosexuality ...

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