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Author Karim, Jamillah Ashira, 1976-

Title American Muslim women : negotiating race, class, and gender within the ummah / Jamillah Karim.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.4869 K18A    Check Shelf
Description xi, 292 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Religion, race, and ethnicity series
Religion, race, and ethnicity.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-280) and index.
Contents African American and immigrant relations: between inequality and global flows -- Race, class, and residence in the Chicago ummah: ethnic Muslim spaces and American Muslim discourses -- Across ethnic boundaries: women's movement and resistance in the Chicago ummah -- Negotiating an American Muslim identity after September 11: second-generation Muslim women in Chicago -- Negotiating gender lines: women's movement across Atlanta mosques -- Negotiating sisterhood, gender, and generation: friendship between second-generation South Asian American and African American Muslim women.
Subject Muslim women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Women immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions.
African American women -- Religious life.
South Asian American women -- Religious life.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations.
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Race relations.
Muslims -- United States -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
United States -- Race relations -- Case studies.
Social classes -- United States -- Case studies.
Sex role -- United States -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780814748091 alkaline paper
0814748090 alkaline paper
9780814748107 paperback alkaline paper
0814748104 paperback alkaline paper
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