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Migration: Refugee Education: Western and Northern Europe
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Muslim women in western and northern Europe have different national, ethnic, and social backgrounds. Within these categorizations, they are a heterogeneous group belonging to different generations, although outsiders continue to essentialize them on the basis of their gender and their religion. Nonetheless, education is changing the image of Muslim women. As a means of equalizing differences, of providing …

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Naguib, Saphinaz-Amal, “Migration: Refugee Education: Western and Northern Europe”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 31 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0270f>
First published online: 2009

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