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Submitting to God: Women and Islam in Urban Malaysia (Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies)

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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 cl ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published August 28th 2009 by University of Washington Press (first published 2009)
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