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Broadcasting Green: Grassroots Environmentalism on Muslim Women’s Radio

DeHanas, Daniel Nilsson (2009) Broadcasting Green: Grassroots Environmentalism on Muslim Women’s Radio. Sociological Review, 57 (Suppl2). pp. 141-155. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-954X.2010.01890.x) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:34403)

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Abstract

In 1967, Lynn White published a wide-ranging essay in Science arguing that the

Abrahamic thought has always been profoundly anthropocentric, beginning

over the earth and over animals. According to White, Western Christianity and

needs. These branches of thought have therefore justified the exploitation of

the remedy must also be essentially religious, whether we call it that or not’.

modern human relationship with nature that reached to the depth of the soul.

environmental ethics is at work in the West within some of its Muslim communities.

Radio (MCR, 87.8 FM) environmental broadcasting campaign in the

of a small but significant set of Muslim environmental collective action campaigns

during the MCR radio campaign. I argue that the women’s radio

female Muslim listening audience, imbuing environmental ethics with religious

environmentalism, I will also point out two underlying discourses: 1) The

2) the call for Muslim women to take up a carefully gender-structured community

campaigns: for environmental activism, for the justification of Islam in modern

layers of meaning reveal something of the complexity of concerns within

contributes to our general understanding of religious influences on environmental

the modern West (Aune, Sharma and Vincett, 2008).

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/j.1467-954X.2010.01890.x
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Mita Mondal
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2013 10:53 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 10:19 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/34403 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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