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Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Juliane Hammer


This book chronicles and examines the efforts, stories, arguments, and strategies of individuals and organizations doing Muslim anti-domestic violence work in the United States. Looking at connections among ethical practices, gender norms, and religious interpretation, the book demonstrates how Muslim advocates mobilize a rich religious tradition in community efforts against domestic violence, and identify religion and culture as resources or roadblocks to prevent harm and to restore family peace. The book paints a vivid picture of the challenges such advocacy work encounters. The insecurities ... More

Keywords: Muslim advocacy, domestic violence, Muslim Americans, religious tradition, intolerance, Islamophobia, anti-domestic violence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780691190877
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691190877.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Juliane Hammer, author
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill