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Iraqi women in Denmark : Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Author: Marianne Holm Pedersen
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester Univ Press, 2017
Series: New ethnographies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An ethnographic study of ritual performance and place-making among Shi'a Muslim Iraqi women in Copenhagen -- .

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Holm Pedersen
ISBN: 9780719089589 0719089581
OCLC Number: 991529959
Description: 197 sider ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: challenges of belongingPart I: Contextualising the study1. Setting the scene: ritual performance and place-making in everyday life2. Finding a place for oneself: processes of settlement in DenmarkPart II: Ritual as a cultural prism3. The celebration of 'Id al-fitr: notions of relatedness among extended family4. The commemoration of Muharram: negotiating community5. Fatima's taklif: bringing up children for a good futurePart III: Notions of belonging revised6. Living in a transnational social field: notions of belonging revised7. Conclusion: ritual performance and belongingGlossaryNotesReferences Index -- .
Series Title: New ethnographies
Responsibility: Marianne Holm Pedersen

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'It is a major contribution to our understanding of the lived experience of [Iraqi Shi'ite women in exile] and their families, and an important corrective to the widespread popular stereotype of Read more...

 
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