Download e-book for kindle: Asian Muslim Women: Globalization and Local Realities (SUNY by Huma Ahmed-Ghosh

By Huma Ahmed-Ghosh

Presents multifaceted elements of Asian Muslim women’s lives and agencies.

This e-book resists the homogenization of Muslim girls by means of detailing the variety of their lives and by means of demanding the dominant paradigm of Arabized Islam because the sole interpreter of the religion. although a lot has been written at the heart East, there's a large hole in learn on Asia, which has two-thirds of the world’s Muslim inhabitants. those essays show that the lives of Muslim girls are impacted not just by way of Islam but additionally by means of neighborhood politics, type, faith, and ethnicity. via ethnographic examine and different methodologies, the members describe how fiscal globalization, building of sexualities, and diasporic expectancies form women’s lives. The e-book makes a speciality of women’s negotiations and resistances to international, nationwide, and native patriarchies in an try and empower themselves.

Huma Ahmed-Ghosh is Professor of Women’s stories at San Diego kingdom college and the editor of Contesting Feminisms: Gender and Islam in Asia, additionally released by way of SUNY Press.

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