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Systematically mapping African American women's lives within Islam for the first time, Rouse establishes that . ""Engaged Surrender "is an insightful ethnographic analysis of two dozen women who are members of two masjids in southern California.
Systematically mapping African American women's lives within Islam for the first time, Rouse establishes that engagement is as meaningful an ethic as liberation for black women, and black folk generally. A provocative, deeply conscientious work that will engender overdue debate in anthropology, feminist studies, black studies, and Islamic studies. -Adam Green, Assistant Professor of History and American Studies, New York University.
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Home Browse Books Book details, Engaged Surrender: African American Women and. Engaged Surrender: African American Women and Islam. By Carolyn Moxley Rouse. This sharp and timely book is a pioneering contribution. Systematically mapping African American women's lives within Islam for the first time, Rouse establishes that engagement is as meaningful an ethic as liberation for black women, and black folk generally. In a climate where the status of women within Islam is uncritically used as proof of women's oppression, "Engaged Surrender "reads like a breath of fresh ai. -Patricia Hill Collins, author of "Black Feminist Thought.
Carolyn Rouse sought answers to these questions among the women of Sunni Muslim mosques in Los Angeles. Her richly textured study provides rare insight into the meaning of Islam for African American women; in particular, Rouse shows how the teachings of Islam give these women a sense of power and control over interpretations of gender, family, authority, and obligations. In Engaged Surrender, Islam becomes a unique prism for clarifying the role of faith in contemporary black women's experience. University of California Press, 20 февр.
Engaged (play) - Engaged is a three act farcical comedy by W. S. Gilbert. Her father was a Methodist minister and her mother descended from Muslim slaves of Arab, Berber and African ancestry dating back to the 8th Century. Surrender (1931 film) - Surrender is a 1931 film directed by William K. Howard and starring Warner Baxter, Leila Hyams, Ralph Bellamy, C. Aubrey Smith and Alexander Kirkland.
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Abstracting and indexing. Advertise in AJS. Print the sales sheet: American Journal of Sociology. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2004. Garbi Schmidt, "Engaged Surrender: African American Women and Islam by Carolyn Moxley Rouse," American Journal of Sociology 110, no. 5 (March 2005): 1556-1557. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. On the Relation Between Sociology and Ethics.
by. Carolyn Moxley Rouse. Women in Islam, Muslim women - Social conditions, Muslim women - United States - Social conditions, African American women - Religion. University of California Press.
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Three foci in Engaged Surrender enhance discourse on African American, particularly women's, participation in Islam. First, Rouse appropriately contextualizes conversion as an epiphany or awakening in response to social conditions and reveals that, for her informants, "conversion was almost always tied to political consciousness, the desire for social change through resistance, and individual empowerment" (17). This contextualization provides a backdrop for the unique historical experiences of African Americans who shaped worship communities to address collective and individual.