Modern Traditions? British Muslim Women and Academic Achievement

@inproceedings{Ahmad2001ModernTB,
  title={Modern Traditions? British Muslim Women and Academic Achievement},
  author={Fauzia Ahmad},
  year={2001}
}
Participation rates in higher education for British South Asian Muslim women are steadily increasing. The aim of this article, therefore, is to explore motivations and influences for entering higher education and to consider how these may contribute to current discourses surrounding Muslim women in Britain. The possible impact higher education may have on their future relationships and lifestyle choices is also briefly considered. Various notions of 'agency' have been expressed that are… CONTINUE READING

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