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作者 Mir, Shabana, author
書名 Muslim American women on campus : undergraduate social life and identity / Shabana Mir
出版項 Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
©2014
國際標準書號 9781469629964 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781469610788 (cloth : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  HQ1170 .M567 2016    在架上    30610020523668
說明 xi, 204 pages ; 25 cm
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附註 Originally published in hardcover: 2014
"Paperback published year: 2016"--Publisher's website
"Shabana Mir's powerful ethnographic study of women on Washington, D.C., college campuses reveals that being a young female Muslim in post-9/11 America means experiencing double scrutiny--scrutiny from the Muslim community as well as from the dominant non-Muslim community. Muslim American Women on Campus illuminates the processes by which a group of ethnically diverse American college women, all identifying as Muslim and all raised in the United States, construct their identities during one of the most formative times in their lives. Mir, an anthropologist of education, focuses on key leisure practices--drinking, dating, and fashion--to probe how Muslim American students adapt to campus life and build social networks that are seamlessly American, Muslim, and youthful. In this lively and highly accessible book, we hear the women's own often poignant voices as they articulate how they find spaces within campus culture as well as their Muslim student communities to grow and assert themselves as individuals, women, and Americans. Mir concludes, however, that institutions of higher learning continue to have much to learn about fostering religious diversity on campus"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-199) and index
主題 Muslim women -- United States -- Social life and customs
Women college students -- United States -- Conduct of life
Women college students -- United States -- Social life and customs
Muslim women -- Conduct of life
Muslims -- United States -- Ethnic identity
RELIGION / Islam / General. bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies. bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural. bisacsh
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