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Women’s Islamic Movements in the Making

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter lays out the main themes in the historical processes contextualizing women's Islamic activism in Egypt. It analyzes the relationship between the projects of secularization instituted by ... More


An Islam of Her Own: Narratives of Activism

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents an ethnographic account of women's experiences with Islamic activism in Cairo. Through these women's accounts and the author's observations of activism at al-Hilal, an Islamic ... More


Reconsidering Women’s Desires in Islamic Movements

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter summarizes the themes running through the preceding chapters and presents some final thoughts. This book has attempted to provide a more nuanced picture of the experiences of the women ... More


Desires for Ideal Womanhood

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents case studies of women involved in Islamic activism at al-Hilal to discern the ideals animating them at a deeper level. These women include Doctora Zeinab, a retired physician ... More


An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Sherine Hafez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As the world grapples with issues of religious fanaticism, extremist politics, and rampant violence that seek justification in either “religious” or “secular” discourses, women who claim Islam as a ... More


The Youth of Islam

Abdullah Al-Arian

in Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Years before the Muslim Brotherhood would re-emerge within Egyptian society, an oft-forgotten organization named Shabab al-Islam signaled the return of Islamic activism. Arising out of the open space ... More


Understanding Anti-Americanism in Central Asia

Edward Schatz

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay examines post-Soviet Central Asia and suggests that it is an example that belies typical depictions of the Muslim world. It shows that anti-Americanism is not inherent to the region, to ... More


The Young and the Old

Abdullah Al-Arian

in Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 details the process by which the internal divisions within al-Gama‘a al-Islamiyya were resolved. Coinciding with the Muslim Brotherhood’s reconstitution, or perhaps because of it, the ... More


Development and Social Change: Mehmeit

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses al-Hilal's work in a village called Mehmeit. The author accompanied a group of women who worked at Mehmeit to observe how they interacted with the village women, the nature of ... More


Turkey as an Islamic Actor in Central Asia and the Caucasus

Bayram Balci

in Islam in Central Asia and the Caucasus Since the Fall of the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190917272
eISBN:
9780190943035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917272.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Because of its kinship with Central Asian and Caucasian peoples, Turkey was among the first to recognize the new independent states and to develop various political, cultural and economic relations ... More


Ira Dworkin on Schatz and Shorbagy: Thinking Outside of America The State, the Street, and Civil Society

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay puts Egypt, the “Arab Spring,” and Islamic activism into a broader perspective, arguing that a binary approach pitting “anti-Americanism” against “pro-Americanism” is problematic. It ... More


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