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Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Central Asia
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This entry offers a selective look at the consequences, both positive and negative, of Central Asian Muslim women negotiating pathways to political activism and engagement and, in the process, taking responsibility for themselves, their families and their communities. Here we consider how women find stre…

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Corcoran-Nantes, Yvonne, “Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Central Asia”, 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_001463>
First published online: 2013

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