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Sectarianism and Confessionalism: Middle East
(9,158 words)


This entry explores how sectarian identity has tremendous impacts on issues germane to women’s everyday lives and lived experiences, especially in dealing with personal status laws and family courts, and the ways in which the intersection of sect, c…

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Joanne Nucho, “Sectarianism and Confessionalism: Middle East”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002074>
First published online: 2016

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