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Language: Use by Women: Western Europe
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Language and its everyday use are central to social identity and community building among Muslim women in Western Europe. At the same time, language practices among Western European Muslim women vary widely and are shaped not only by the particular configurations of each national context but also by regional histories of immigration. This entry addresses both global a…

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Tetreault, Chantal , “Language: Use by Women: Western Europe”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 08 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0607g>
First published online: 2009

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