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Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives

edited by Mai Yamani, with additional editorial assistance from Andrew Allen
Format
Book
Published
New York : New York University Press, 1996.
Language
English
ISBN
081479680X, 0814796818 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Entrepreneurial women in Egypt / Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot
  • Law and the desire for social control: an insight into the Hanafi concept of Kafa'a with reference to the Fatawa 'Alamgiri (1664-1672) / Mona Siddiqui
  • Women, Islam and patriarchalism / Ghada Karmi
  • Women in Islamic law / Raga' El-Nimr
  • The political agendas and textual strategies of Levantine women writers / Elizabeth McKee
  • Crimes of honour and the construction of gender in Arab societies / Lama Abu-Odeh.
  • Islam and feminism: an analysis of political strategies / Haleh Afshar
  • Gender and the politics of religion in the Middle East / Maha Azzam
  • The mythology of modernity: women and democracy in Lebanon / Jean Said Makdisi
  • Gulf women and Islamic law / Munira Fakhro
  • Some observations on women in Saudi Arabia / Mai Yamani
  • Stretching the limits: a feminist reading of the Shariʻa in post-Khomeini Iran / Ziba Mir-Hosseini
  • Statutory discrimination in Lebanon: a lawyer's view / Souad Mokbel-Wensley
  • Islamic family legislation: the authoritarian discourse of silence / Najla Hamadeh
  • The women's convention in the Muslim world / Jane Connors.
Description
xii, 385 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-376) and index.
Technical Details
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