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Submitting to God

Women and Islam in Urban Malaysia

Submitting to God( )
Author: Frisk, Sylva
ISBN:978-0-295-98925-9
Publication Date:Aug 2009
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

In recent decades, Malaysia has been profoundly changed both by forces of globalization, modernization, and industrialization and by a strong Islamization process. Some would argue that the situation of Malay women has worsened, but such a conclusion is challenged by this study of the everyday religious practice of pious women within Kuala Lumpur's affluent Malay middle class. Here, women play an active part in the Islamization process, not only by heightened personal religiosity...
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Book Details
Pages:252
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Islamic Studies
Social Science / Women's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.8 Pounds



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