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Anthropology
(5,755 words)

Introduction

Contemporary scholarship on gender and Islam has challenged the enduring stereotypes of women in Muslim communities as acquiescent and of Islam as the sole force shaping women’s condition by presenting intricate portraits of their lives and experiences. This body of literat…

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Basarudin, Azza, “Anthropology”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_00003>
First published online: 2014



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