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Islam, Youth, and Modernity in the Gambia : The Tablighi Jama'at.

By: Series: The International African LibraryPublisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (328 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781107468764
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Islam, Youth, and Modernity in the Gambia : The Tablighi Jama'atDDC classification:
  • 305.23088297
LOC classification:
  • BP170.85 .J37 2014
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Map and Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Note on Language and Quotations from Interviews -- Glossary -- 1 'Life Is a Test, the Hereafter Is the Best' -- The Anthropology of Islam -- Being Young -- Being Modern -- Being Muslim in Daily Life -- Veiled Research -- 2 'Welcome to the Smiling Coast': Muslim Politics in the Gambia -- The Gambia: Groundnuts and Tourists -- History of Islam in the Gambia -- Muslim Emancipation -- New Muslim Politics -- Muslim Discourses and Practices in Daily Life: The Case of Sukuta and Kuyateh Kunda -- Sila Keebaa versus Sila Kutoo -- Muslim Identities in Practice -- 3 The Global Meets the Local: The Tablighi Jama'at Contextualised -- History of the Tablighi Jama'at -- The Jama'at's Expansion to Sub-Saharan Africa -- The Rooting of the Jama'at in the Gambia -- Social Profile -- Organisational Structure -- The Globalisation of Tabligh -- 4 Back to the Ghetto -- Ahmed -- Breaking with the Past -- The Jama'at as a Countercultural Youth Movement -- The Markaz versus the Ghetto -- Manoeuvring between Being Young and Being Muslim -- 5 A Jihad for Purity -- Bubacar -- Remaking the Self -- Ritual Orthopraxy -- New Forms of Sociality -- 6 Learning to Be a Good Muslim Woman -- Fatima -- Women's Participation in Ta'lim -- Wifehood, Motherhood, and Housewifehood -- Embodying Piety -- 7 Male Wives and Female Husbands -- Aisha -- Women's Involvement in Masturat -- Reconfiguring Gender Relations -- Religious Agency -- 8 Hungry for Knowledge -- Bachir -- Knowledge Production in the Gambia -- Tablighi Sources of Knowledge -- Islamic Reform and Language -- The Markaz versus the Madrasa -- 9 'Muslims Are Sleeping and We Have to Wake Them Up' -- Being Born-Again -- The Personal Is Political -- References -- Index.
Summary: This monograph explores the expansion of the Tablighi Jama'at, a transnational Islamic missionary movement that originated in India in the mid-nineteenth century.
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Intro -- Contents -- Map and Figures -- Acknowledgements -- Note on Language and Quotations from Interviews -- Glossary -- 1 'Life Is a Test, the Hereafter Is the Best' -- The Anthropology of Islam -- Being Young -- Being Modern -- Being Muslim in Daily Life -- Veiled Research -- 2 'Welcome to the Smiling Coast': Muslim Politics in the Gambia -- The Gambia: Groundnuts and Tourists -- History of Islam in the Gambia -- Muslim Emancipation -- New Muslim Politics -- Muslim Discourses and Practices in Daily Life: The Case of Sukuta and Kuyateh Kunda -- Sila Keebaa versus Sila Kutoo -- Muslim Identities in Practice -- 3 The Global Meets the Local: The Tablighi Jama'at Contextualised -- History of the Tablighi Jama'at -- The Jama'at's Expansion to Sub-Saharan Africa -- The Rooting of the Jama'at in the Gambia -- Social Profile -- Organisational Structure -- The Globalisation of Tabligh -- 4 Back to the Ghetto -- Ahmed -- Breaking with the Past -- The Jama'at as a Countercultural Youth Movement -- The Markaz versus the Ghetto -- Manoeuvring between Being Young and Being Muslim -- 5 A Jihad for Purity -- Bubacar -- Remaking the Self -- Ritual Orthopraxy -- New Forms of Sociality -- 6 Learning to Be a Good Muslim Woman -- Fatima -- Women's Participation in Ta'lim -- Wifehood, Motherhood, and Housewifehood -- Embodying Piety -- 7 Male Wives and Female Husbands -- Aisha -- Women's Involvement in Masturat -- Reconfiguring Gender Relations -- Religious Agency -- 8 Hungry for Knowledge -- Bachir -- Knowledge Production in the Gambia -- Tablighi Sources of Knowledge -- Islamic Reform and Language -- The Markaz versus the Madrasa -- 9 'Muslims Are Sleeping and We Have to Wake Them Up' -- Being Born-Again -- The Personal Is Political -- References -- Index.

This monograph explores the expansion of the Tablighi Jama'at, a transnational Islamic missionary movement that originated in India in the mid-nineteenth century.

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