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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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Indiana University Press United States
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Bloomington, IN, United States
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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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