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North America: Early 20th Century to Present
(3,231 words)

The field of “Women and Islamic cultures in North America” is multi-layered and fluid. While some sources for research in this area are framed in terms of ethnically based categories such as “Arab American women” (Shakir 1997, Kadi 1994) or “South Asian Women” (Women of South Asian Descent Collective 1993), others are organized according to the broader religious identification, “Muslim American Women” o…

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Naber, Nadine, “North America: Early 20th Century to Present”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 20 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0026>
First published online: 2009

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