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Reshaping the holy : democracy, development, and Muslim women in Bangladesh

Type: Book
Author(s): Shehabuddin, Elora
Publisher: Columbia university press
Pub. year: 2008
Region(s): bangladesh
Keywords: muslim women, women in development, democracy, social change, social conditions, islam, gender, rural population
Pages: xiii, 285 p.
Lead: The lives of Muslim women in Bangladesh mobilized by the activities of mostly secular NGOs are discussed. Their interactions with the legal system, the state, NGOs, and political and religious groups change state practices, views of women in the public sphere, and the nature of lived Islam itself.
Available: In Library

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