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Muslim American City: Gender and Religion in Metro Detroit

Alisa Perkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479828012
eISBN:
9781479877218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828012.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Muslim American City studies how Muslim Americans test the boundaries of American pluralism as a model for secular inclusion. This ethnographic work focuses on the perspectives of both Muslims and ... More


Yemeni Women, Civic Purdah, and Private/Public Divides

Alisa Perkins

in Muslim American City: Gender and Religion in Metro Detroit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479828012
eISBN:
9781479877218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828012.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes how Yemeni American women’s everyday space-making practices in Hamtramck blur the lines between public and private, complicating mainstream modes of organizing space and ... More


Embedding mega-events: staging spectacles in changing cities

Maurice Roche

in Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter argues that the ‘spectacle’ of mega-events needs to be understood particularly at the level of host cities, and at that level in both in positive and negative terms and also in short and ... More


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