CULTURAL QUALITIES OF SALAFI WOMEN IN POST-ARAB SPRING IN JORDAN: A PILOT STUDY
Keywords:Salafism, Salafi Women, cultural qualities.
This study aims to identify the cultural qualities of Salafi women in Jordan, it also aims to identify the difficulties facing Salafi women. The study further aims to identify the prospects of the Salafi trend, by relying on the exploratory approach through the method of triangulation. The study tools are the content analysis of public publications for several Personal pages (Facebook) of Salafi women, and administering the interview for a discussion group consisting of (5) Salafi women, during the interview, the researcher usedthe observation method also to gain thorough data. The Finding of the study indicated to many results, the most important of which are: The process of Salafi education for women does not take place in one direction but through horizontal acculturation within the same level, which is the girlfriends, and vertical culture at several levels through internet sites and digital and traditional religious lessons. One of the most important cultural characteristics of the Salafi woman is her ability to adapt to the current data in terms of using technology and contemporary reality, openness to others, self-confidence and confidence in her abilities, as well asthe multiplicity of tendencies and interests. Therespondents have completed university education or are still pursuing university studies with different scientific disciplines and humanity. The results also showed that one of the most important difficulties that Salafi woman faces theinsult and bad words being addressed to her, ignoring her right path, further associating her as ( Alkawareg- ) or related to Muslim brotherhood group. The results showed the possibility of prospects for the growth of the political work of Salafi women within the traditional Salafi trend if conditions and political stability and the prospect and maturity of the work of the team to which they belong to. This may indicate such changes like their thoughts as a result of new interactions and experience.