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By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... Islamic da’wa cosmopolitanism fitra religious conversion transnational migration ...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... everyday religious conversion transnational migration domestic workers stories/narratives ...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... religious conversion Islamic ethical formation affective labor households domestic work ...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
..., and belongings that complicate conventional understandings of both religious conversion and the feminization of transnational migration. They experience religious conversion not as an eventful moment, but as an ongoing process rooted in the everyday in which the outcomes of the conversion process are not evident...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
..., and irrepressibly expansive nature of the everyday. everyday religious conversion transnational migration domestic workers stories/narratives ...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... or sudden realization, and far from experiencing it as a rejection of their previous lives and practices, domestic workers’ conversion to Islam entailed a gradual recasting and reworking of their lives and preexisting religious practice, a process rooted in the recursiveness of their everyday experiences...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... belongings. Islamic da’wa cosmopolitanism fitra religious conversion transnational migration ...
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373339-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7333-9
... High Heels in ways that highlight notions of religious conversion and desire. I introduce the concept of Gloria Wekker’s mati work that is pivotal to next chapter. Indentured Indians Indian Ocean Agnes Sam Suicide Khoikhoi ...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373872-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7387-2
... the hegemony of Hausa-Fulani Muslim rulers. Conversely, in the Southern Nigerian Protectorate, mission Christianity succeeded in transforming local communities not only because of the prevailing colonial context of the early twentieth century, but also because Christian doctrines and observances creatively...
Book Chapter

By Nikhil Anand
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373599-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7359-9
... The conclusion situates Mumbai’s hydraulic infrastructure in a larger conversation about technology, the environment, and personhood in the Anthropocene. It urges an attention to the ways in which distribution is conducted with the materials and politics of modern urban infrastructures...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374633-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... the notion of the icon in its religious form, as both saintly image and possible false god. Examining at close range some of the key stories and images by which transplant professionals wrought meaning from transplantation not only for patients, families, and the wider public but for themselves as well...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... based in cultural relativism and religious freedom. The effects of this disparity in rights recognition are visible in tragic cases of abuse recorded against LGBTs. This essay highlights the ongoing struggle for securing basic legal protections for LGBTI people globally, as this remains a pressing issue...
Series: The C. Eric Lincoln Series on the Black Experience
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007166-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0716-6
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374909-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7490-9
... In this chapter, affect theory is brought into conversation with a convergent reading of deconstruction and postadaptationist evolutionary biology. Daniel C. Dennett’s adaptationist version of Darwinism proposes that biology can be analyzed in terms of a set of rationalizing evolutionary...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... examines the relationship between aesthetics and politics, in conversation with Adolph Reed’s controversial study of Du Bois. W. E. B. Du Bois death as liberation aesthetics and politics Adolph Reed ...
Book Chapter

By Joseph R. Winters
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374084-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7408-4
... campaign from Muslims I also interrogate different conversations around Trayvon Martin’s death. I argue that both supporters and critics of George Zimmerman’s actions respond to Martin’s death and Zimmerman’s acquittal by clinging to familiar tropes and narratives associated with progress (tropes...
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... it was perceived. Both life-giving and death-ridden, transplant medicine seems always to invite awe and horror in nearly equal measure, evoking a deep moral duality that recalls the notion of the icon in its religious form, as both saintly image and possible false god. Examining at close range some of the key...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... continuity in his lineage’s loyalty to the state. In this royal decree, the king recognized the family’s ancient Indian nobility as well as its early conversion to Spanish cultural norms (“being among the first to dress Spanish style”), and granted Ayra de Ariutu the right to display a distinctive shield...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the aparapita’s coat as a metaphor for the motley composite fabric of Bolivian society. The mining leader Domitila Barrios de Chungara (1937–2012) produced her classic book Let Me Speak! in conversation with the Brazilian Moema Viezzer during a women’s rights event in Mexico in 1975. From its first...