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Title:Special issue: women, religion, and security
Editors:Salo, ElaineISNI
Seedat, Fatima
Year:2016
Periodical:Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equity (ISSN 2158-978X)
Volume:30
Issue:3
Pages:131
Language:English
City:Durban
Publisher:Agenda Feminist Media
Geographic terms:Africa
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Subjects:human security
women
gender-based violence
religion
Link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ragn20/30/3
Abstract:This special issue of Agenda on 'Women, religion, and security' explores and surfaces different meanings of women's human in/security in the context of religion, how women are casualties of patriarchal interpretations of religion, as well as the holders of power to create conditions of greater security. Contributions: Women, religion and security (Fatima Seedat); How religious extremism compromises women's security, agency and mental health: Conversation with Sarah Eltantawi (Mariam B. Khan); Women and jihadism: Between the battlefield and the home-front (Christopher Anzalone); Sexual economies of war and sexual technologies of the body: Militarised Muslim masculinity and the Islamist production of concubines for the caliphate (Fatima Seedat); Muslim women overcoming marital violence: breaking through 'structural and cultural prisons' created by religious leaders (Shahana Rasool & Muhammed Suleman); Working with religious leaders and faith communities to advance culturally informed strategies to address violence against women (Elizabeth Petersen); Discoursing women, Christianity and security: The framing of women in the Gumbura case in Zimbabwean media (Rosemary Chikafa-Chipiro); The role of the Vhavenda women in managing marital conflicts in Thulamela Municipality, Thohoyandou: An indigenous perspective (Pfarelo Matshidze & Veronica Nemutandani); Women in polygynous marriages and African Initiated Churches: Selected narratives in Greater Tzaneen, South Africa (Mogomme Alpheus Masoga & Allucia Lulu Shokane); Claiming the public sphere: Menstrual taboos and the rising dissent in India (Chitra Karunakaran Prasanna); Politically induced economic precarity, syncretism and female representations in Chigumadzi's 'Sweet Medicine' (Isaac Ndlovu); Mediating the 'sacredness' of religion, culture and law in contexts of sexual violence (Sarojini Nadar & Elisabeth Gerle); Bruised but not broken: 'De Lange v Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa and Another' 2016 (2) SA 1 (CC) (Juanita Easthorpe); Rainfall scarcity and its impacts on subsistence farming: the role of gender and religious rituals in adaptation to change (Sejabaledi Agnes Rankoana). Bibliogr., notes, ref., sum. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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