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Aging: Europe
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While Islam is now the second largest religion in Europe, the lives and practices of Muslim women are not uniform. In the case of immigrant women, their lives are shaped by the contexts of the countries they have migrated from and the societies they have migrated to (Predelli 2004, 475). In the case of native-born Muslim women such as in Bosnia, Albania, or Turkey, their lives va…

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Trask, Bahira Sherif, “Aging: Europe”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 03 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0156c>
First published online: 2009

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