Urban women wearing the hijab: a new phenomenon in Kazakhstan?

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The article helms the reader to the results of the empirical study devoted to women's religiosity and new Muslim practices in Kazakhstan. The article focuses on the analysis of the following issues: the role and significance of the hijab in the life of contemporary Muslim women; the functions of religious community in the everyday life of a «new» Muslim woman; the involvement of a hihab-wearing woman into social networks.


M G Dosanova

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University

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Кафедра социологии; Евразийский национальный университет им. Л.Н. Гумилёва; L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University

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