Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures

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Cultural Studies
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An overview of how the broad category of “women and Islamic cultures” has been treated in the field of cultural studies must begin with a consideration of two related questions. The first takes up the keyword “culture” itself, particularly in terms of the way the field of cultural studies has framed its epistemological project in relation to this term. The second asks: where (i…

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Jarmakani, Amira, “Cultural Studies”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_00005>
First published online: 2014

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