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Memory, Women, and Community: Western Europe
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This entry deals with women's role in the construction of memory and collective identity in Western Europe. It focuses on migrant Muslim women and the way religious practices are remembered and reconstituted.

Memory, gender, and migration

Studies on memory and remembering are rapidly expanding within the disciplines of the social, historical, and political sciences (Boyarin 1992, Wertsch 2002, Olick and Ro…

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Nieuwkerk, Karin van, “Memory, Women, and Community: 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_0116e>
First published online: 2009

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