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Introduction: Piety, Responsibility, Subjectivity - Changing Moral Economies of Gender Relations in Contemporary Muslim Africa

Janson, Marloes and Schulz, Dorothea (2008) 'Introduction: Piety, Responsibility, Subjectivity - Changing Moral Economies of Gender Relations in Contemporary Muslim Africa.' Journal for Islamic Studies, 28. pp. 2-8.

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Abstract

This special issue brings together four case studies that explore, from a comparative angle, the interrelation between current trends towards moral renewal in Muslim Africa on the one hand, and transformations of gender relations on the other.1 The case studies illustrate that current attempts to return to more 18authentic' interpretations of Islam are effected partly through substantial reconfigurations of prevailing gender norms and practices.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Anthropology & Sociology
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of Anthropology and Sociology
ISSN: 02577062
Depositing User: Marloes Janson
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2012 13:42
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/14181

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