Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives

Feminism and Islam Legal and Literary Perspectives In an age when Western feminism is continuously undergoing redefinition the struggles of women in Muslim countries are often overlooked This volume illustrates how women in Islamic societies have bec

  • Title: Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives
  • Author: Mai Yamani
  • ISBN: 9780863722158
  • Page: 410
  • Format: Paperback
  • In an age when Western feminism is continuously undergoing redefinition, the struggles of women in Muslim countries are often overlooked This volume illustrates how women in Islamic societies have become actively involved not only in learning their rights under the sharia Islamic law but in rereading this law to improve their status and gain increased equality andIn an age when Western feminism is continuously undergoing redefinition, the struggles of women in Muslim countries are often overlooked This volume illustrates how women in Islamic societies have become actively involved not only in learning their rights under the sharia Islamic law but in rereading this law to improve their status and gain increased equality and freedom Surveying Iran, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt and Arab societies in general, the essays in feminism and Islam focus on such subjects as crimes of honor and the construction of gender in Arab societies law and the desire for social control women ad entrepreneurship family legislation and the political strategies of feminists in the Islam world.

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    1 thought on “Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives”

    1. how do the meaning of the practices of hijab conceived historically? is hijab really an instrument of domestication? how do Islam recognize the property rights of women, who is married and who is unmarried? how do the Islamic law justifies women's confession in a trial? to what extent do Muslim women able to exercise their choice economically, culturally and politically in household and in public life? the book tries to answer these commonly misapprehended questions through historical facts and [...]

    2. A fascinating look at feminism from an entirely different viewpoint. Each woman brought to light issues that I'd not thought about before. Very, very interesting and thought provoking

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