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Si(gh)ting Muslim Women on the U.S. Legal Landscape

Kathleen M. Moore

in The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387810
eISBN:
9780199777242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387810.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter places Muslim women in the U.S. legal landscape, and discusses tensions between women's rights and secular notions of neoliberalism. How does a state committed to egalitarian principles ... More


 Islam: A Truly American Religion?

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

American Muslims comprise the most diverse Islamic community that has ever existed. They are immigrants and American born, with more than 30 percent of their population African Americans. Most are ... More


Women: Traditions and Liberation

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Islamic discourse about women. It shows that a new feminine conscience or, more broadly speaking, an understanding of the issues linked to the question of women has emerged in ... More


Claiming Public Space

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Jane I. Smith, and Kathleen M. Moore

in Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195177831
eISBN:
9780199850716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177831.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter deals with the public leadership roles being adopted by Muslim women which are vital in the process of defining, and redefining, the meaning of American Islam. It also discusses Azizah, ... More


Anthropology in the Territory of Rights, Islamic, Human, and Otherwise…: Radcliffe-Brown Lecture In Social Anthropology

Lila Abu-Lughod

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 167, 2009 Lectures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264775
eISBN:
9780191734984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264775.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the anthropology in the territory of rights given at the British Academy's 2009 Radcliffe-Brown Lecture in Social Anthropology. This text discusses the ... More


The Age and its Women

Bharathi Ray

in Early Feminists of Colonial India: Sarala Devi Chaudhurani and Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198083818
eISBN:
9780199082186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198083818.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter offers an overview of nineteenth century Bengali society, and the prevailing condition of women, both Hindu and Muslim. Dual standards of morality—a differential code of behaviour ... More


“I Didn't Want to Have That Outcast Belief about Alcohol”: Muslim Women Encounter Drinking Cultures on Campus

Shabana Mir

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter shows how nondrinking can render Muslim female students “outcast” and Other or marginal to campus culture. Participants in the study — those who drank and those who did not — claimed ... More


Setting the Scene

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Jane I. Smith, and Kathleen M. Moore

in Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195177831
eISBN:
9780199850716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177831.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The author presents vital issues facing Muslim women in America and provides distinct characterization of how Muslim women understand themselves as Americans and how to define themselves so as to be ... More


Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Jane I. Smith, and Kathleen M. Moore

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195177831
eISBN:
9780199850716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177831.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The treatment and role of women is one of the most discussed and controversial aspects of Islam. In this volume, three scholars of Islam survey the situation of women in Islam, focusing on how Muslim ... More


Music VCDs and the New Generation: Negotiating Youth, Femininity, and Islam in Indonesia

Suzanne Naafs

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter deals with the images of young female artists prevalent in music video compact disks (VCDs) of national and regional music genres in Indonesia and what they reflect about youth ... More


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