Muslim Women and Power: Political and Civic Engagement in by Danièle Joly,Khursheed Wadia

By Danièle Joly,Khursheed Wadia

This ebook offers an account of Muslim women’s political and civic engagement in Britain and France. It examines their interplay with civil society and kingdom associations to supply an knowing in their improvement as political actors. The authors argue that Muslim women’s participation is expressed on the intersections of the teams and society to which they belong. In Britain and France, their political attitudes and behavior are motivated by means of their national/ethnic origins, faith and particular good points of British and French societies. therefore 3 major spheres of motion are pointed out: the ethnic team, non secular workforce and majority society. Unequal, gendered strength family members characterise the interconnection(s) among those spheres of motion. Muslim ladies are located inside of those complicated family members and locate hindrances and/or facilitators governing their means to behave politically. The authors recommend that Muslim women’s curiosity in politics, wisdom of it and participation in either institutional and casual politics is better than anticipated. This publication will entice scholars and students of politics, sociology, gender experiences and social anthropology, and also will be of use to coverage makers and practitioners within the box of gender and ethno-religious/ethno-cultural policy.

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