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Sectarianism and Confessionalism: East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Pacific
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The Asia Pacific region, which includes East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Pacific, has seen the emergence of various traditions and cultures which significantly affect women's roles and conditions in society. Demographically, the region is highly differentiated. The Pacific, including New Zealand, covers more than 16 states with a total population of about 11 million, where…

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Mansunroor, Iik A., “Sectarianism and Confessionalism: East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Pacific”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_00368b>
First published online: 2009



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