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Becoming a Kamil Momina

Hem Borker.

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 15383 words.

This chapter focuses on the everyday lives of the girls inside the madrasa to understand the tension between the ideational construct of an ideal Muslim women and its practice. The madrasa...

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Coda

Hem Borker.

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 5726 words.

This chapter highlights the policy reflections that emanate from the present research. It problematizes the policy approach that locates contemporary madrasas in binaries of modernity and...

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Conclusion

Hem Borker.

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 4568 words.

This chapter weaves together the insights from the earlier chapters and discusses the contribution of the work to anthropology of Islam education and gender.

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Direct Social Work Practice

Joseph Walsh.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Social Justice and Human Rights. 4324 words.

Direct social work practice is the application of social work theory and/or methods to the resolution and prevention of psychosocial problems experienced by individuals, families, and...

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From Madrasa to University

Hem Borker.

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 11517 words.

This chapter provides an insight into girls’ lives beyond the madrasa by focusing on the transition made by some madrasa students from girls’ madrasas to higher education in Universities...

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In-between Spaces

Hem Borker.

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 12368 words.

This chapter locates madrasas within the broader socio-political landscape of India. It focuses on three trends— marginalization of Muslims in India, growth of right wing Hindu movement,...

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Introduction

Hem Borker.

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 9868 words.

The first chapter broadly introduces the key themes of my research. It details the central argument of the book and how theoretical debates on imagination, aspiration, gender, and piety...

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Islam and Social Work

Altaf Husain.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 7513 words.

During the 21st century, professional organizations such as the National Association of Social Workers have sanctioned standards for religious competence in social work practice and...

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Islamophobia

Altaf Husain.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 4700 words.

Islamophobia is not a new term but it has become commonly used in the United States following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This entry provides an overview of the demographics of the Muslim...

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Journeys of Madrasa Students

Hem Borker.

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 10995 words.

This chapter presents a series of ethnographic portraits. Each of the portraits embody, manifest, and to some degree comment on the different faces of women’s engagement with girls’...

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Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

Hem Borker.

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 352 pages.

This ethnography provides a theoretically informed account of the educational journeys of students in girls’ madrasas in India. It focuses on the unfolding of young women’s lives as they...

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Making of Kamil Momina

Hem Borker.

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 14501 words.

This chapter focuses on the transition of the students from their native homes to the madrasa by exploring the role of education in defining and translating the imagined ideal of Islamic...

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Mindfulness-Based Therapy

Edward R. Canda and Sherry Warren.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 7428 words.

This entry provides an introduction to mindfulness as a therapeutic practice applied within social work, including in mental health and health settings. It describes and critiques...

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Muslim Social Services

Pamela Aneesah Nadir.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 2471 words.

Zakat or obligatory charity is a foundation of Muslim social services. Social services with Muslims date back more than 1,400 years to the time of the Prophet Muhammad. His biography...

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Oral History and Social Work

Arlene Bowers Andrews.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 7237 words.

This article reviews basic skills for conducting and using oral histories, summarizes ethical issues, presents examples relevant to social work, and suggests useful resources. For social...

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Situating Madrasa Education for Girls

Hem Borker.

in Madrasas and the Making of Islamic Womanhood

August 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 11209 words.

This chapter sets out the historical background and contemporary context of girls’ madrasa education in India. It locates the present research within the broader academic literature. I...

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