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Religion & Gender Vol 2, No 1 (2012)

Dear colleagues,

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

Open access at

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”, <>