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Women embracing Islam : gender and conversion in the West / edited by Karin van Nieuwkerk.

Contributor(s): Nieuwkerk, Karin van, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xii, 294 p.) : ports.ISBN: 9780292795778 (electronic bk.); 0292795777 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Muslim converts from Christianity -- Europe | Muslim women -- Europe | Women in Islam -- Europe | Gender identity -- Europe | Sex role -- Religious aspects -- IslamAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Women embracing Islam.DDC classification: 297.082/091821 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Conversion and gender, two contested concepts / Willy Jansen -- Gender and conversion to Islam in the West / Karin van Nieuwkerk -- Contextualizing conversion -- The quest for peace in submission: reflections on the journey of American women converts to Islam / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad -- The shaping of a Scandinavian "Islam": converts and gender equal opportunity / Anne Sofie Roald -- Symbolizing distance: conversion to Islam in Germany and the United States / Monika Wohlrab-Sahr -- Discourses and narratives -- Gender, conversion, and Islam: a comparison of online and offline conversion narratives / Karin van Nieuwkerk -- The shifting significance of the halal/haram frontier: narratives on the hijab and other issues / Stefano Allievi -- Trajectories and paradigms -- Female conversion to Islam: the Sufi paradigm / Haifaa Jawad -- African American Islam as an expression of converts' religious faith and nationalist dreams and ambitions / Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons -- Feminism and conversion: comparing British, Dutch, and South African life stories / Margot Badran -- Transmission and identity -- How Deborah became Aisha: the conversion process and the creation of female Muslim identity / Nicole Bourque -- Keeping the faith: convert Muslim mothers and the transmission of female Muslim identity in the West / Marcia Hermansen.
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BP170.5 .W66 2006 (Browse shelf) https://ezproxy.uttyler.edu/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7560/712737 Available ocm82125431

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Conversion and gender, two contested concepts / Willy Jansen -- Gender and conversion to Islam in the West / Karin van Nieuwkerk -- Contextualizing conversion -- The quest for peace in submission: reflections on the journey of American women converts to Islam / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad -- The shaping of a Scandinavian "Islam": converts and gender equal opportunity / Anne Sofie Roald -- Symbolizing distance: conversion to Islam in Germany and the United States / Monika Wohlrab-Sahr -- Discourses and narratives -- Gender, conversion, and Islam: a comparison of online and offline conversion narratives / Karin van Nieuwkerk -- The shifting significance of the halal/haram frontier: narratives on the hijab and other issues / Stefano Allievi -- Trajectories and paradigms -- Female conversion to Islam: the Sufi paradigm / Haifaa Jawad -- African American Islam as an expression of converts' religious faith and nationalist dreams and ambitions / Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons -- Feminism and conversion: comparing British, Dutch, and South African life stories / Margot Badran -- Transmission and identity -- How Deborah became Aisha: the conversion process and the creation of female Muslim identity / Nicole Bourque -- Keeping the faith: convert Muslim mothers and the transmission of female Muslim identity in the West / Marcia Hermansen.

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