New Perspectives On Islam In Senegal: Conversion, Migration, Wealth, Power, and Femininity by M. DioufNew Perspectives On Islam In Senegal: Conversion, Migration, Wealth, Power, and Femininity by M. Diouf

New Perspectives On Islam In Senegal: Conversion, Migration, Wealth, Power, and Femininity

byM. Diouf

Hardcover | February 13, 2009

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This book brings together scholars for their fresh perspectives on religious conversion, transnational migration, economic globalization, and the politics of education, power, and femininity in African Islam in Senegal.
MAMADOU DIOUF is Professor of History and of AfroAmerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan, USA.MARA A. LEICHTMAN is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Muslim Studies at Michigan State University, USA.
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Title:New Perspectives On Islam In Senegal: Conversion, Migration, Wealth, Power, and FemininityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:285 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.81 inPublished:February 13, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230606482

ISBN - 13:9780230606487

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Introduction; M.Diouf & M.A.Leichtman PART I: THE ETHNOGRAPHY AND PEDAGOGY OF ISLAM The Shifting Space of Senegalese Mosques; C.Cantone The Longue Durée of Qur'anic Schooling, Society and State in Senegambia; R.T.Ware PART II: GENDER, MARRIAGE, AND SEXUALITY Migration, Marriage, and Ethnicity: The Early Development of Islam in Pre-colonial Casamance; A.Drame Beyond Brotherhood: Gender, Religious Authority, and the Global Circuits of Senegalese Muridiyya; B.A.Buggenhagen Jambaar or Jumbax-out?: How Sunnite Women Negotiate Power and Belief in Orthodox Islamic Femininity; E.Augis PART III: CONVERSION AND SPIRITUAL TRANSLATIONS The Greater Jihad and Conversion: Sereer Interpretations of Sufi Islam; J.F.Searing The Authentication of a Discursive Islam: Shi'a Alternatives to Sufi Brotherhoods; M.A.Leichtman Searching for God: Young Gambian Conversion to the Tabligh Jama'at; M.Janson PART IV: MODERNITY, POLITICS,AND DIALECTICS Murid Modernity: Historical Perceptions of Islamic Reform, Sufism and Colonization; J.W.Glover Islam, Protest and Citizen Mobilization: New Sufi Movements; F.Samson-Ndaw Dialectics of Religion and Politics in Senegal; R.Loimeier