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Faith and Freedom: Women's Human Rights in the Muslim World

edited by Mahnaz Afkhami
Format
Book
Published
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1995.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Series
Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Middle East
ISBN
0815626673 (cloth : alk. paper), 0815626681 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction / Mahnaz Afkhami
  • Reflections on the politics of gender in Muslim societies : from Nairobi to Beijing / Deniz Kandiyoti
  • Arab women's rights and the Muslim state in the twenty-first century : reflections on Islam as religion and state / Fatima Mernissi
  • Dichotomy between religious and secular discourse in Islamic societies / Abdallahi An-Na'im
  • Muted voices of women interpreters / Bouthaina Shaaban
  • Networking for change : the role of women's groups in initiating dialogue on women's issues / Farida Shaheed
  • Rhetorical strategies and official policies on women's rights : the merits and drawbacks of the new world hypocrisy / Ann Elizabeth Mayer
  • Ambiguity of Shari'a and the politics of 'Rights' in Saudi Arabia / Eleanor Abdella Doumato
  • Politics of dishonor : rape and power in Pakistan / Shahla Haeri
  • Muslim refugee, returnee, and displaced women : challenges and dilemmas / Sima Wali
  • S.O.S. Algeria : women's human rights under siege / Karima Bennoune
  • Women's human rights on trial in Jordan : the triumph of Toujan al-Faisal / Nancy Gallagher
  • Appendix : 'They insult us...and we elect them!!' / Toujan al-Faisal.
Description
xi, 244 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • Papers chiefly presented at a conference titled "Religion, culture, and women's human rights in the Muslim world," held Sept. 9-10, 1994 at the American University in Washington, D.C., and sponsored by Sisterhood Is Global Institute.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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