This entry examines Islamic and non-Islamic scientific discourses on Muslim female sexuality from the late eighteenth century to the present. It discusses how the discourses construct homosexuality as well as heterosexuality, and the relationships of sex and reproduction.
Sexualities: Scientific Discourses, Modern: Overview(5,788 words)
Cite this pageDavies, Sharyn Graham, “Sexualities: Scientific Discourses, Modern: Overview”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0200>
First published online: 2009
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