Women perspective on Islamic radicalism: A Malaysian experience

Kamaruzaman Yusof, Badlihisham Mohd Nasir, Mansoureh Ebrahimi, Abdul Basir Mohamad

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The content of this study is a report prepared by a research group on the perspective of women on various issues related to Islamic radicalism, i.e., concept, phenomenon and Islamic societies. This study also examines women's level of understanding about Islam nature and the factors that led to radical behavior and effects of radical action. Results arepresented based on 863 smvey respondents amongst Muslim women who were selected from several states in Malaysia. Primarydata collection was undertaken through a set of structured questionnaires. There are three significant findings from this study. First, this study found that women's understanding of Islam is comparatively lower than male respondents. This level of understanding has affected their perceptions of radical phenomena. Second, their perception on the phenomenon of radicalism is also lower than male respondents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)659-662
Number of pages4
JournalSocial Sciences (Pakistan)
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Women perspective on Islamic radicalism : A Malaysian experience. / Yusof, Kamaruzaman; Nasir, Badlihisham Mohd; Ebrahimi, Mansoureh; Mohamad, Abdul Basir.

In: Social Sciences (Pakistan), Vol. 7, No. 5, 2012, p. 659-662.

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Yusof, Kamaruzaman ; Nasir, Badlihisham Mohd ; Ebrahimi, Mansoureh ; Mohamad, Abdul Basir. / Women perspective on Islamic radicalism : A Malaysian experience. In: Social Sciences (Pakistan). 2012 ; Vol. 7, No. 5. pp. 659-662.
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