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Title Muslim mothering : global histories, theories, and practices / edited by Margaret Aziza Pappano and Dana M. Olwan.

Imprint BRADFORD : DEMETER Press, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; Copyright; Title Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; I. muslim mothering amid war and violence; 1. Empowered Muslim Mothering; 2. "God as My Witness"; 3. Mourning Mothers in Iran; II. remaking kinship: muslim single mothers, adoptive mothers, and co-mothers; 4. Constructing Counter-Narratives of the "Good" Muslim Mother in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 5. Between Blood and Milk, East and West; 6. "Sister Mothers"; III. muslim mothering in the diaspora; 7. Muslim, Immigrant, and Francophone in Ontario; 8. Managing the Family, Combatting Violence
9. A Poetic InquiryIV. reproduction and maternity in muslim socities; 10. Social and Religious Constructions of Motherhood in Indonesia; 11. Confinement Practices of Young Malay Muslim Mothers; 12. The Impact of Maternity Beliefs on Reproductive Health; v. muslim mothering as academic inquiry; 13. Theoretical Constructions of Muslim Motherhood; About the Contributors
Summary Muslim Mothering is an interdisciplinary volume, concentrating on the experiences of Muslim mothers, largely in the contemporary period. The volume is notable for the global range of its contributors and topics, indicative of the number of Muslim majority national contexts and large and diverse Muslim diaspora of today's world. While motherhood is highly valued in the sacred texts of Islam, the lived reality of Muslim mothers demonstrates that their lives do not often conform with traditional religious paradigms. For instance, prominent among the themes uniting these essays from diverse global.
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Subject Motherhood -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Mother and child -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Parenting -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Muslim women.
Mothers.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 1772580686 (electronic bk.)
9781772580686 (electronic bk.)