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By Latika Gupta

This publication investigates the character of id formation between economically backward adolescent Muslim women in northern India by means of targeting the interstitial areas of the ‘home’ and ‘school’. It examines problems with faith, patriarchy and schooling, to interrogate the connection among pedagogy and faith in South Asia.

Using a multi-disciplinary strategy and a number of examine equipment, the amount makes major contribution to the research of socialisation and smooth schooling between minorities and different marginalised teams in India. it is going to be of curiosity to students of schooling, tradition and gender reports, sociology, psychology, Islamic stories, and to policy-makers and non-government agencies fascinated with schooling.

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These profiles of different cities are greatly helpful as they offer an opportunity to find variance between ground experience and macrodata collected in a survey. There are certain initiatives which have succeeded in encouraging the education of Muslim girls, and field experiences help us draw insights from their success. One can also deduce how economic, cultural, gender and religious forces acquire a cumulative force and influence educational attainment. An important conclusion of the book is ‘that school enrolment and gender inequalities lie at the intersection of family, community, region and the state.

This gives a diagnostic skill to others who can guess what the individual is generally like and how she is as a performer of expected activities. The properly demeanoured individual is one who does not get changed easily by outside influence. Most importantly, the individual can be relied upon for interactivity, for communication and for accepting others as interactants. Demeanour involves attributes which cannot be established by individuals. They are collective. Through demeanour, an individual creates an image of the self for others.

Social order 24 I dentity , self and religion is an ongoing human endeavour in which stability is achieved by its continuous transformation. It precedes any individual’s organismic development as a result of which it gets internalized by the individuals born in a society and gets carried on. The learning of social order by an individual can be understood through the concept of habitualization. Berger and Luckmann (1991) explain that when an action is repeated frequently, it acquires a pattern in a social activity.

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