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• Hinduism for Hindus: Taking Back Hindu Studies

John Stratton Hawley and Vasudha Narayanan

in The Life of Hinduism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249134
eISBN:
9780520940079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249134.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A kind of targeting has also become prominent recently—in relation not to the practice of Hinduism, but to its study. This chapter, which notes that the critics tend to be Hindus living in the ... 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


A Different Road to Modernity: Jewish Identity in the Arab World

Daniel J. Schroeter

in Diasporas and Exiles: Varieties of Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228641
eISBN:
9780520926899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228641.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents a study of a non-Western diaspora. It argues that there is no single story even for the Arab world, though the multiple Asian/North African Jewish identities are unified by ... More


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