Muslim women and agency: an Australian context

Ghena Krayem (Editor), Susan Carland (Editor)

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Abstract

Muslim women’s freedom, or assumed lack thereof, has long been a Western obsession. Almost never do we ask, what does agency look like to Muslim women? Who or what do they think constrains them, and how do they challenge that? Focussing on the little-researched area of the Australian Muslim community, this book brings together for the first time diverse accounts from Australian Muslim researchers, leaders, and community workers to interrogate how Muslim women understand, experience, and fight for agency. Academic and activist, personal and political, this ground-breaking book features the people at the centre of the debate.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLeiden Netherlands
PublisherBrill
Number of pages130
Volume38
ISBN (Electronic)9789004473225
ISBN (Print)9789004400573
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Publication series

NameMuslim Minorities
PublisherBrill
Volume38

Keywords

  • Islam, Muslim women, agency, Australia, gender, feminism, sexism, Islamophobia, faith

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