Book publication "Understanding Muslim Mobilities and Gender"

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Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Social Sciences, Women's & Gender History / Studies
Dear colleagues,

This book, which is a printed edition of the Special Issue
"Understanding Muslim Mobilities and Gender" that was published in
Social Sciences, explores the intersections between Islam and
Im/mobilities through a critical lens of Gender. The articles focus on
the multifaceted aspects of space and place, migration, pilgrimage,
gender and intersectionality within and across an array of international

Please visit the MDPI websites for more information about the book:
and the Special Issue:

Viola Thimm
Muslim Mobilities and Gender: An Introduction

Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud
Negotiating Space: The Construction of a New Spatial Identity for
Palestinian Muslim Women in Israel <>

Krystyna Golkowska
Qatari Women Navigating Gendered Space

Mirjam Lücking and Evi Eliyanah
Images of Authentic Muslim Selves: Gendered Moralities and Constructions
of Arab Others in Contemporary Indonesia

Yafa Shanneik
Shia Marriage Practices: Karbala as lieux de mémoire in London

Lauren B Wagner
Mattering Moralities: Learning Corporeal Modesty through Muslim
Diasporic Clothing Practices <>

Michelle McLean and Susan B. Higgins-Opitz
Male and Female Emirati Medical Clerks’ Perceptions of the Impact of
Gender and Mobility on Their Professional Careers

Robert R. Bianchi
Reimagining the Hajj <>

Camron Michael Amin
Gender, Madness, Religion, and Iranian-American Identity: Observations
on a 2006 Murder Trial in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Max Kramer
Mobilizing Conflict Testimony: A Lens of Mobility for the Study of
Documentary Practices in the Kashmir Conflict

Michelle Byng
Transnationalism among Second-Generation Muslim Americans: Being and
Belonging in Their Transnational Social Field

Cristina Giuliani, Maria Giulia Olivari and Sara Alfieri
Being a “Good” Son and a “Good” Daughter: Voices of Muslim Immigrant
Adolescents <>

Please feel free to circulate.
Thank you very much and kind regards,
Viola Thimm
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Viola Thimm

University of Hamburg, Asia-Africa-Institute