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Published: 05 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394990-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
... I FEMINISM, RELIGION, AND THE SECULAR flavia agnes From Shah Bano to Kausar Bano Contextualizing the ‘‘Muslim Woman’’ within a Communalized Polity THIS ESSAY EXPLORES the intersection of gender and identity and weaves together two...
Published: 05 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394990-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
... amina jamal Global Discourses, Situated Traditions, and Muslim Women’s Agency in Pakistan MUSLIM WOMEN’S MOVEMENTS face intense pressure to defend their struggles for women’s rights while skepticism about uni- versalized human rights...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-062
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...Muslim Identities: An Introduction There has been a Muslim community in Sri Lanka for more than a millen- nium. Like those who belong to other emergent communal identities, the Muslims do not form a single homogenous social group. Rather, they are quite varied in their lineages and...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-063
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
...Origins of the Sri Lankan Muslims and Varieties of the Muslim Identity Dennis McGilvray and Mirak Raheem The Muslims are Sri Lanka’s “other” minority, less often discussed despite their important role in the island’s economy and their sought-after votes in key electoral districts. They...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
...chapter 6 / ELLEN GRUENBAUM Competing Globalizing Influences on Local Muslim Women’s Reproductive Health and Human Rights in Sudan Women’s Rights, International Feminism, and Islamism rticulating the centuries-long processes of globalization has received...
Published: 01 May 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382553-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8255-3
...3 The S'ocial and Administrative Institutions of Islam, as Embodied in Turkish Sovereignty, and Their Impact on the Life of the Non-Muslim Population Islamic Views of Non-Muslims in Bosnia The Kanun-i-Rayah The single criterion of life in the countries conquered by the...
Published: 10 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392385-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9238-5
...Introduction South Asian Muslim Youth in the United States after 9/11 Amin “The first week when I came to the Wellford High School, we talked about religion and Muslims in class, which was a bit strange for me. It was in my ESL class, and my teacher, Miss Daniels, put...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379126-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7912-6
...III Modern Respectability and Antinomian Desire 7 The Qalandar Confronts the Proper Muslim It is the Curs of Data Ganj Bakhsh, whose Lahore shrine is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Pakistan. On a field behind the shrine, set apart from the crushing crowds and...
Published: 16 April 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8918-7
... ​part 3. ​tamil and muslim social structure ​Chapter Four ​views of the tamil caste hierarchy n Akkaraipattu there are eight principal Tamil ​Icastes that possess a customary “share” (paṅku) of rights...
Published: 16 April 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389187-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8918-7
...​Chapter Nine ​muslim elites and specialists oorish communities in Sri Lanka, unlike Mus- ​Mlims in some other parts of South Asia, do not perpetuate a caste-like hierarchy of hereditary occu...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389033-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8903-3
... 2 The Politics of (In)visibility Muslim Women in (Hindu) Nationalist Discourse  The absence of Muslim women from the written history of nineteenth-century Bengal is typically explained in terms of their...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389033-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8903-3
... 3 Negotiating Modernity The Social Production of Muslim-ness in Late Colonial Bengal  For ages, women have put up with . . . oppression and disrespect as the ob- jects of [men’s] amusement. . . . [To relieve that...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375340-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7534-0
...CHAPTER 3 MUSLIM LIFESTYLE MAGAZINES A New Mediascape his chapter is about the development of Muslim lifestyle media, a field that is changing rapidly in modes of production and ad- Tdress. Since I started documenting in 2004 what were then the new Muslim lifestyle magazines...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375340-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7534-0
...CHAPTER 5 HIJABI SHOP WORKERS IN BRITAIN Muslim Style Knowledge as Fashion Capital? ​longside a continued relationship to “ethnic” and modest fash‑ ​ion (chapter 4), most young hijabis craft their look from apparel A available on the high street. Concerned with how...
Published: 08 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380542-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8054-2
...4 Women’s Freedom in Muslim Spaces The gender question should be reexamined, as the gender revolution was intended in Islam but never took o√. It was aborted arguably for two reasons: a) mainstream Islam turned royalist from the Ummayids [first ruling Islamic dynasty] onwards, and the harem...
Published: 18 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385059-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8505-9
... VINCENT J. CORNELL A Muslim to Muslims Reflections after September 11 Oddly, my first thought is of what a Moroccan scholar of Fez once said about a Berber tribe that used to raid...
Published: 07 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384939-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8493-9
...9/11 and the Muslim Transformation khaled abou el fadl Several years ago, I remember seeing a picture of Osama bin Laden that ominously foretold the tragedy that would come in 9/11. The pic- ture showed bin Laden, with his typical slothful and even indifferent look, sitting while gripping...
Published: 17 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384519-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8451-9
...DONNA J. AMOROSO Inheriting the ‘‘Moro Problem Muslim Authority and Colonial Rule in British Malaya and the Philippines In 1904, George Langhorne, a captain in the Eleventh Cavalry and secre- tary of the Philippines’ Moro Province, made a survey of neighboring colonial possessions...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386445-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8644-5
...Zineb Sedira in collaboration with Jawad Al-Nawab On Becoming an Artist: Algerian, African, Arab, Muslim, French, and Black British? A Dialogue of Visibility I was invited to discuss “The Thematic and Aesthetic Shifts in Practice since the 1980s” at the conference, and, in response, I...
Published: 22 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395256-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9525-6
... Chapter One SCENES OF MUSLIM ASPIRATION neighborhood mosques and their qabza Pakistan as a Mosque ‘‘Why study mosques? They are only shells for prayer Statements such as...