Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures

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Sociology
(8,780 words)

Introduction

The study of women and gender in Islamic contexts is relatively new in sociology, and it reflects very significant changes in the discipline, including increasing interest in globalization and transnational processes, as well as greater attention to culture, religion, and meaning. In fact, the study of Musl…

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Rinaldo, Rachel, “Sociology”, 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_00020>
First published online: 2014



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