Religion & Gender vol. 2

Religion & Gender Vol 2, No 1 (2012) has just been published.

Religion, Gender and Multiculturalism
Edited by Chia Longman, Eva Midden and Nella van den Brandt
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Table of Contents
Editorial: Gender and Religiosity in Multicultural Societies
Chia Longman, Eva Midden, Nella van den Brandt

Deference or Interrogation? Contrasting Models for Reconciling Religion, Gender and Equality
Moira Dustin
“Is the Headscarf Oppressive or Emancipatory?” Field Notes on the Gendrification of the ‘Multicultural Debate’
Sarah Bracke, Nadia Fadil
Preparing for Life: Gender, Religiosity and Education Amongst Second Generation Hindus in Canada
Cathy Holtmann, Nancy Nason-Clark
Religion and Diasporic Dwelling: Algerian Muslim Women in Ireland
Yafa Shanneik
Gender, Colonialism and Rabbinical Courts in Mandate Palestine
Lisa Fishbayn
Within, Without: Dialogical Perspectives on Feminism and Islam
Sara Ashencaen Crabtree, Fatima Husain
Digital Multiculturalism in the Netherlands: Religious, Ethnic, and Gender Positioning by Moroccan-Dutch Youth
Koen Leurs, Eva Midden, Sandra Ponzanesi

Book Reviews
Review of Barbara Baert (ed.), Fluid Flesh: The Body, Religion and the Visual Arts, Leuven: Leuven University Press 2000
Susan Casteras Review of Maja Figge, Konstantze Hanitzsch and Nadine Teuber (eds.), Scham und Schuld. Geschlechter (sub)texte der Shoah, Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag 2010
Bettine Siertsema Review of Glenda Tibe Bonefacio & Vivienne S.M. Angeles (eds.), Gender, Religion, and Migration: Pathways of Integration , Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2010 Teruyuki Tsuji

Dr Burkhard Scherer Reader in Religious Studies Canterbury Christ Church University, U.K. Executive Editor “Religion and Gender”, <>