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✄ Free Read Hardcover [ ₒ Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies) ] ͭ Ebook By Attiya Ahmad ᾧ

✄ Free Read Hardcover [ ₒ Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies) ] ͭ Ebook By Attiya Ahmad ᾧ ✄ Free Read Hardcover [ ₒ Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies) ] ͭ Ebook By Attiya Ahmad ᾧ T his study offers new insights into the inner workings of migration and breaks from static readings of religious conversions Bridging the gap between religion and migration is an important direction in scholarship on transnationalism, and Ahmads work markedly joins other projects on this urgent venture Sasha Sabherwal Anthropological Quarterly 2017 10 01 Everyday Conversions is a poignant and patient engagement with the gendered spaces and relations that are easy to overlook but are vital to state formation, socialreproduction and religious life in multiple countries Leya Mathew Contemporary South Asia 2018 01 31 An enormous contribution Everyday Conversions will be of interest to a variety of peoplethose interested in Islam, migrant experiences, the Indian Ocean world, and gender studies, especially Keely Sutton Reading Religion 2018 07 11 Everyday Conversions is not only a valuable addition to the growing literature on Gulf identities, but also to the wider literature on religion, belonging and identity Idil Akinci Ethnic and Racial Studies 2018 07 25In this brilliant book Attiya Ahmad captures the stories of her informants with great subtlety and sympathy while rendering the complexities of domestic work, showing the domestic space as riven with power, hierarchy, and precarity Beautifully written and argued, with persistent focus on the dynamics of conversion as everyday practice, Ahmads work illuminates this important contemporary phenomenon, outlining the ways in which power operates to make these migrant women domestic workers into subjects of new Islamic pieties Inderpal Grewal, author of Transnational America Feminisms, Diasporas, Neoliberalisms Everyday Conversions is an excellent and nuanced portrayal of conversion to Islam among migrant domestic workers in Kuwait Interweaving multiple theoretical strands, Attiya Ahmad analyzes these conversions in the context of gendered domestic and reproductive labor, discourses about South Asian female malleability, and social relationships in spaces of transnational migrant labor Lara Deeb, coauthor of Anthropology s Politics Disciplining the Middle East Everyday Conversions Duke University Press Everyday is an excellent and nuanced portrayal of conversion to Islam among migrant domestic workers in Kuwait Interweaving multiple theoretical strands, Attiya Ahmad analyzes these conversions the context gendered reproductive labor, discourses about South Asian female malleability, social relationships Reading Religion Instead, a multitude elements converge everyday lives women as lived both Asia , sparking slow their own language discuss problems or issues through lens Approached this way, becomes natural Attiya Islam, Domestic Work examines widespread but little known phenomenon Islamic Arabian Peninsula Persian Gulf region way think broadly emergent transnational forms subjectivity, affinity, belonging our contemporary world Book Review Migrant Women Press, Find book The topic religious often serves proxy for various political preoccupations entry point into larger questions identity on local global scales Project MUSE s Work, challenges dominant End Page perceptions underscore ways that religion central facet weaves together intricate account with overlapping experiences In examining connections between migration, gender, complicates conventional understandings dynamics feminization labor migration while proposing concept affinity She author obtained her PhD Cultural Anthropology at University, was postdoctoral fellow Center International Regional Studies Georgetown EVERYDAY CONVERSIONS EVERYDAY attiya ahmad next wave New Directions A series edited by Inderpal Grewal, Caren Kaplan, Robyn Wiegman Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies)

 

    • Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies)
    • 4.2
    • 439
    • Hardcover
    • 288 pages
    • Attiya Ahmad
    • English
    • 15 June 2017

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