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Muslim American city gender and religion in Metro Detroit

Author: Alisa Perkins
Publisher: New York New York University Press [2020] © 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction: Muslims in Metro Detroit -- 1. The Making of a Muslim-American City: The Histories of African Americans, Poles, and Muslims in Hamtramck -- 2. Gender, Space, and Muslim American Women -- 3. Yemeni Women, Civic Purdah, and Private/Public Divides -- 4. Bangladeshi Women and Gender Boundaries -- 5. Prayer Calls and the Right to the City -- 6. LGBTQ Rights, Moral Boundaries, and Municipal Temporality
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alisa Perkins
ISBN: 9781479892013 1479892017 9781479828012 1479828017 9781479877218 1479877212
OCLC Number: 1179493294
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: ix, 297 Seiten Karten
Responsibility: Alisa Perkins.

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Introduction: Muslims in Metro Detroit -- 1. The Making of a Muslim-American City: The Histories of African Americans, Poles, and Muslims in Hamtramck -- 2. Gender, Space, and Muslim American Women -- 3. Yemeni Women, Civic Purdah, and Private/Public Divides -- 4. Bangladeshi Women and Gender Boundaries -- 5. Prayer Calls and the Right to the City -- 6. LGBTQ Rights, Moral Boundaries, and Municipal Temporality Conclusion: Urban Religion and Secular Constraints -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author.

""Muslim American City" explores gender and religion in Metro Detroit"

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Perkins lays out the demographic history of the city and delves into gender among American Muslims generally before exploring aspects of Bangladeshi and Yemeni women in Hamtramck. Finally, she wades Read more...

 
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