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Book Talk: “Muslim Community Efforts against Domestic Violence: Sajida Jalalzai in conversation with Juliane Hammer, author of Peaceful Families (Princeton 2019)”
April 1, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
In Peaceful Families, Juliane Hammer 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, Hammer 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.
Sponsored by DISC, DUMSEC, and the Duke AMES Department.