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Pious practice and secular constraints : women in the Islamic revival in Europe

Author: Jeanette Selma Jouili
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015] ©2015
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The visible increase in religious practice among young European-born Muslims has provoked public anxiety. New government regulations seek not only to restrict Islamic practices within the public sphere, but also to shape Muslims', and especially women's, personal conduct. Pious Practice and Secular Constraints chronicles the everyday ethical struggles of women active in orthodox and socially conservative Islamic  Read more...
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Jouili, Jeanette Selma.
Pious practice and secular constraints.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2014038922
(OCoLC)893099249
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Selma Jouili
ISBN: 9780804794893 0804794898
OCLC Number: 907289193
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 258 pages)
Contents: Practicing Islam in inhospitable environments --
"I want to instruct myself to strengthen my faith" : learning in Islamic institutions --
"Your nafs pulls you down, your spirit up" : struggling for virtue --
"My label is not a feminist, it is simply Muslim" : beyond emancipation versus submission --
"A housewife with a diploma" : educated women in the family and the workplace --
Visibly Muslim : negotiating appearances in public spaces --
Pious citizens.
Responsibility: Jeanette S. Jouili.

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An ethnographic study of the everyday struggles of pious Muslim women in Europe to pursue their pious lifestyle while being active members of an increasingly hostile society.  Read more...

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