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The Resource Engaged surrender : African American women and Islam, Carolyn Moxley Rouse

Engaged surrender : African American women and Islam, Carolyn Moxley Rouse

Label
Engaged surrender : African American women and Islam
Title
Engaged surrender
Title remainder
African American women and Islam
Statement of responsibility
Carolyn Moxley Rouse
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Commonly portrayed in the media as holding women in strict subordination and deference to men, Islam is nonetheless attracting numerous converts among African American women. Are these women ""reproducing their oppression, "" as it might seem? Or does their adherence to the religion suggest unsuspected subtleties and complexities in the relation of women, especially black women, to Islam? Carolyn Rouse sought answers to these questions among the women of Sunni Muslim mosques in Los Angeles. Her richly textured study provides rare insight into the meaning of Islam for African American women; in
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
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Rouse, Carolyn Moxley
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in Islam
  • Muslim women
  • Muslim women
  • African American women
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African American women
  • Muslim women
  • Women in Islam
  • United States
Label
Engaged surrender : African American women and Islam, Carolyn Moxley Rouse
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-255) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Engaged surrender -- A community of women : consensus, borders, and resistance praxis -- Gender negotiations and Qur'anic exegesis : one community's reading of Islam and women -- Historical discourses -- Soul food : changing markers of identity through the transition -- Conversion -- Performing gender : marriage, family, and community -- Searching for Islamic purity in and out of secular Los Angeles County
Control code
ocm56030067
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 271 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520237940
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt0pqw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56030067
Label
Engaged surrender : African American women and Islam, Carolyn Moxley Rouse
Publication
Note
"George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-255) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Engaged surrender -- A community of women : consensus, borders, and resistance praxis -- Gender negotiations and Qur'anic exegesis : one community's reading of Islam and women -- Historical discourses -- Soul food : changing markers of identity through the transition -- Conversion -- Performing gender : marriage, family, and community -- Searching for Islamic purity in and out of secular Los Angeles County
Control code
ocm56030067
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 271 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520237940
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt0pqw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56030067

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