Questioning the 'Muslim Woman': Identity and Insecurity in an Urban Indian Locality

Questioning the 'Muslim Woman': Identity and Insecurity in an Urban Indian Locality

by Nida Kirmani

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138660090
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/20/2016
Series: Religion and Citizenship Series
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Nida Kirmani is Assistant Professor of Sociology, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Locating Identities 2. Constructing the Locality: A Profile of Zakir Nagar 3. Narrating a Muslim Mahol: Identity, Culture and Space 4. History, Memory and Insecurity 5. Boundary Crossings 6. Questioning the ‘Muslim Woman’ 7. Narrating the Gendered Self 8. Displacing Categories and Replacing Identities. Bibliography. About the Author. Index

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