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Identity Politics: Sri Lanka
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Ideas about women have figured since at least the late nineteenth century in Sri Lankan Muslim identity politics, both in how Sri Lankan Muslims have viewed themselves and in how other communities have seen Muslims. Sri Lanka is home to four major ethno-religiou…

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Fathima Farzana Haniffa, “Identity Politics: Sri Lanka”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 21 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002201>
First published online: 2019

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