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Gender, culture and capitalism in the Islamic revival (Sudan)

Victoria Bernal

Gender, culture and capitalism in the Islamic revival (Sudan)

by Victoria Bernal

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Published by African Studies Center, Boston University in Boston, MA (270 Bay State Rd., Boston 02215) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sudan,
  • Sudan.
    • Subjects:
    • Muslim women -- Sudan -- Social conditions.,
    • Islamic fundamentalism -- Sudan.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Victoria Bernal.
      SeriesWorking papers in African Studies ;, no. 160, Working papers in African studies (Boston, Mass.) ;, no.160.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1793.5 .B47 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1137836M
      LC Control Number94105723
      OCLC/WorldCa27637170

      Finally, while capitalism does indeed transform, and even destroy, aspects of traditional cultural life, I would argue that the most destructive global forces of cultural transformation especially in the developing world come less from market economies than from the Western, secular, organizations like the United Nations, the World Bank, the NGO industry, and the U.S. and European governments. In Politics of Piety, Saba Mahmood offers an ethnography of the women's piety movement in Cairo, Egypt, which is part of a larger Egyptian movement of Islamic political revival and reform. Drawing on this ethnography, the book interrogates the liberal and secular epistemologies that inform dominant understandings of modern Islamic politics.

      Racial Capitalism and the Crisis of Black Masculinity. gender, culture) condition or alter our assumptions about world politics. Not only is this book a sensitive ethnography of a critical Author: Jordanna Matlon. She is also completing a book manuscript based on the material of her PhD dissertation provisionally titled ‘Pious Practice and Secular Constraints: Women in the Islamic revival in France and Germany’. Her main interests are: Islam in Europe, Islamic revivalism, secularism, popular culture, by:

      There exist a number of perspectives on the relationship of Islam and democracy among Islamic political theorists, the general Muslim public, and Western authors. Some modern Islamic thinkers, whose ideas were particularly popular in the s and s, rejected the notion of democracy as a foreign idea incompatible with Islam.   Buy a cheap copy of Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival book by Saba Mahmood. Politics of Piety is a groundbreaking analysis of Islamist cultural politics through the ethnography of a thriving, grassroots women's piety movement in the mosques Free shipping over $/5(2).


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Gender, Culture, and Capitalism: Women and the Remaking of Islamic “Tradition” in a Sudanese Village - Volume 36 Issue 1 - Victoria Bernal Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: Article title: Gender, culture and capitalism: women and the remaking of Islamic 'tradition' in a Sudanese village: Author(s) Bernal, V.

The author argues that the contemporary Islamic revival can be seen as a facet of modernity, rather than the resurgence of tradition. The report in the fieldwork in a northern Sudanese village explores. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account.

Find out more about sending content to Google Drive. Gender, Culture, and Capitalism: Women and the Remaking of Islamic “Tradition” in a Sudanese VillageCited by: part advances general arguments about the cultural construction of Islam and the world economy.

It argues that the contemporary Islamic revival should be seen as a facet of modernity, rather than the resurgence of tradition. The second part, which draws on.

The Gender, Culture, and Power Reader explores different approaches to the study and conceptualization of gender, the value and limitations of gender as an analytic category, and the theoretical insights about gender produced by ethnographic research into the everyday lives, labors, loves, and livelihoods of people throughout the world.

"Politics Of Piety:The Islamic Revival and The Feminist Subject," by Saba Mahmood speaks to all people: Westerners, Middle Eastern, and those in between. Mahmood writing in English and translating the Muslim traditions, religious rituals, and Quranic verses to Arabic, adds so much to book's credibility and makes it easy for the reader, whether Cited by: A new market for commodities, media, advertising, businesses, and consumer segments identified as "Islamic" has helped in the creation of a new culture industry.

The celebration of Christmas and the Christian New Year are part of the Western culture that is imposed on Muslims so that Muslims accept Christian worships and rituals, believe in the equality of Islam and Christianity and thereby reduce Islam to mere spiritualistic rituals conducted in the places of worship and a few pages in books of history.

Sex equality becomes a contradiction in terms, something of an oxymoron." (Adhiambo-Oduol. ‘The socio-cultural aspects of the gender question, US International University-Africa, Dec ) Islam on the other hand is not gender based. It came as a mercy to mankind and not to cause a battle of the sexes, which will always bring about an.

Victoria Bernal, "Gender, Culture and Capitalism in the Islamic Revival (Sudan)" African Studies Center Boston University W.P. No p. Nancy Hatch Dupree, Women in Afghanistan.(Stiftung-Foundation) P. Islamic revival (Arabic: تجديد ‎ tajdīd, lit., "regeneration, renewal"; also الصحوة الإسلامية aṣ-Ṣaḥwah l-ʾIslāmiyyah, "Islamic awakening") refers to a revival of the Islamic religion.

The revivers are known in Islam as Mujaddids. Within the Islamic tradition, tajdid has been an important religious concept, which has manifested itself throughout Islamic history. Male Wives and Female Husbands Bernal Victoria ‘Gender, Culture, and Capitalism: Mahmood Saba ‘Feminist Theory, Embodiment, and the Docile Agent: Some Reflections on the Egyptian Islamic Revival’ Cultural Anthropology 16 2 Search Google Scholar Author: Marloes Janson.

Jyotsna G. Singh is a Professor at Michigan State University, where she teaches early modern literature and culture, post-colonial theory, translation studies, and gender and race studies.

Her published works include Colonial Narratives/Cultural Dialogues: 'Discovery' of India in the Language of Colonialism (); The Weyward Sisters: Shakespeare and Feminist Politics (co-authored, with.

Feminist theory, gender, civil society,globalization,cyberspace, transnationalism,the Islamic revival, peasants, labor migration, Africa, Muslim societies Academic Distinctions Fulbright Research Fellowship, Wenner-Gren Grant, Rockefeller Humanities Fellowship, Social Science Research Council Dissertation Grant, National Science Foundation Disseration Grant, Phi Beta Kappa.

Ellen McLarney is Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University. She is currently working on feminist theologies of the Islamic revival in Egypt, focusing on how women’s emancipation is configured in religious terms, and in particular how Islamist writers interpret the submission of Islam as a form of by: Keywords: gender inequality, popular culture, varieties of capitalism, psychology of fiction, ontologi-cal commitment Introduction F emale empowerment is a prerequisite for a just and sustainable developed society.

Overall, gender equality in the developed world is advancing, with the UN Gender Cited by: 8. This paper provides new theoretical insights into the interconnections and relationships between women, management and globalization in the Middle East (ME).

The discussion is positioned within broader globalization debates about women’s social status in ME economies. Based on case study evidence and the UN datasets, the article critiques social, cultural and economic reasons for women’s Cited by:.

Politics of Piety is a groundbreaking analysis of Islamist cultural politics through the ethnography of a thriving, grassroots women's piety movement in the mosques of Cairo, Egypt. Unlike those organized Islamist activities that seek to seize or transform the state, this is a moral reform movement whose orthodox practices are commonly viewed as inconsequential to Egypt's/5.

Politics of Piety, by Saba Mahmood, is an ethnographic account of women’s participation in the Islamic revival movement in Cairo, Egypt. Published inthis book Author: Shalaka.Writers on Islam and gender have pointed to how, in recent years in a number of ‘Muslim’ countries, issues of women, gender, family and household, women's bodies and sexualities have become major sites of cultural contest around the state's stance towards modernity, the nation's place in the world and Islamism's project of moral renewal in Cited by: