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Marriage, the Islamic advice literature and its women readers

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This article draws from the author’s study of marital breakdown in South Asian Muslim families in Britain, in which she found women engaging with an Islamic advice literature about marriage, much of which develops themes which were established in the reformist literature from colonial India, but redirects these themes to stem a recent tide of divorce. In the long haul of difficult marriages, she found women to be educating themselves about and working themselves into the mould of this literat...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/20581831.2018.1455341

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Economic & Social Research Council
Grant:
PTA-030-2002-01210
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
Contemporary Levant More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
32-43
Publication date:
2018-04-05
Acceptance date:
2018-03-19
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EISSN:
2058-184X
ISSN:
2058-1831
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pubs:842213
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uuid:b5bb1406-b0f9-4671-85f8-ff857fb33882
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pubs:842213
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842213
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2018-04-18

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