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11%OFFDorothea E. Schulz - Muslims and New Media in West Africa - 9780253223623 - V9780253223623
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Muslims and New Media in West Africa

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Description for Muslims and New Media in West Africa Paperback. Deals with gender, religion and the new urban economy Num Pages: 328 pages, 6 b&w illus., 1 map. BIC Classification: 1HFD; JFSR2; UBJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 172 x 232 x 24. Weight in Grams: 494.

Although Islam is not new to West Africa, new patterns of domestic economies, the promise of political liberalization, and the proliferation of new media have led to increased scrutiny of Islam in the public sphere. Dorothea E. Schulz shows how new media have created religious communities that are far more publicly engaged than they were in the past. Muslims and New Media in West Africa expands ideas about religious life in West Africa, women's roles in religion, religion and popular culture, the meaning of religious experience in a charged environment, and how those who consume both religion and new media ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
Number of Pages
328
Place of Publication
Bloomington, IN, United States
ISBN
9780253223623
SKU
V9780253223623
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99-24

About Dorothea E. Schulz
Dorothea E. Schulz is Professor in the Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology at the University of Cologne.

Reviews for Muslims and New Media in West Africa
Schulz's book is a solid ethnographic work that makes a significant contribution to the literature on Islam in Africa, and on the effects of media technologies on local peoples' lives both on and beyond the continent.
Intl Jrnl African Historical Studies
Muslims and New Media in West Africa makes a major contribution to the anthropological study of Islam ... Read more

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