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Production of Knowledge: Women’s Associations and Daily Practices within the Household: (Sub-Saharan) Africans in the Diaspora: Canada and Europe
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Introduction

Though traditionally Muslim women have been perceived as recipients of religious knowledge rather than its producers, this entry, by looking at examples of their participation in women’s groups and their daily practices in households, examines ways in which Muslim women of the African diaspora act as producers of knowledge through religious practices and narratives. In …

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Diahara Traore, “Production of Knowledge: Women’s Associations and Daily Practices within the Household: (Sub-Saharan) Africans in the Diaspora: Canada and Europe”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002035>
First published online: 2016



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