Women and Gender in Islam

Written By Leila Ahmed
Women and Gender in Islam
  • Publsiher : Veritas Paperbacks
  • Release : 16 March 2021
  • ISBN : 0300257317
  • Pages : 312 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Women and Gender in Islam written by Leila Ahmed which was release on 16 March 2021, this book published by Veritas Paperbacks. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This pioneering study of the social and political lives of Muslim women has shaped a whole generation of scholarship. In it, Leila Ahmed explores the historical roots of contemporary debates, ambitiously surveying Islamic discourse on women from Arabia during the period in which Islam was founded to Iraq during the classical age to Egypt during the modern era. The book is now reissued as a Veritas paperback, with a new foreword by Kecia Ali situating the text in its scholarly context and explaining its enduring influence.

Women and Gender in Islam

Women and Gender in Islam
  • Author : Leila Ahmed
  • Publisher : Veritas Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2021-03-16
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : This pioneering study of the social and political lives of Muslim women has shaped a whole generation of scholarship. In it, Leila Ahmed explores the historical roots of contemporary debates, ambitiously surveying Islamic discourse on women from Arabia during the period in which Islam was founded to Iraq during the ...

Women and Gender in the Qur an

Women and Gender in the Qur an
  • Author : Celene Ibrahim
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : Stories related to gendered social relations permeate the Qur'an, and nearly three hundred verses involve specific women or girls. These stories weave together theology and ethics to reinforce central Qur'anic ideas regarding submission to God and moral accountability. Women and Gender in the Qur'an outlines how women and girls - ...

Women and Gender in Islam

Women and Gender in Islam
  • Author : Leila Ahmed
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992-01-01
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : 9. The first feminists...

Muslim Women and Gender Justice

Muslim Women and Gender Justice
  • Author : Taylor & Francis Group
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-04
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : This volume brings together the work of a group of Islamic studies scholars from across the globe. They discuss how past and present Muslim women have participated in the struggle for gender justice in Muslim communities and around the world. The essays demonstrate a diversity of methodological approaches, religious and ...

Islam Women and Gender Justice

Islam  Women  and Gender Justice
  • Author : Asghar Ali Engineer
  • Publisher : Virago Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : It brings light to all issues, concerning women, in relation to Islam and makes clarifications on the misunderstanding on gender justice in Islam. Being a reputed Islamic theologian, his statements ascend logical exclusiveness with the discovery of true Islamic commands to the second sex. A benchmark for the disciplines of ...

Inside the Gender Jihad

Inside the Gender Jihad
  • Author : Amina Wadud
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Total pages : 325
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : A world-renowned professor of Islamic studies, Amina Wadud has long been at the forefront of what she calls the 'gender jihad,' the struggle for justice for women within the global Islamic community. In 2005, she made international headlines when she helped to promote new traditions by leading the Muslim Friday ...

Marriage Gender and Islam in Indonesia

Marriage  Gender and Islam in Indonesia
  • Author : Maria Platt
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-05-12
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : Marriage is central to Indonesia's social fabric and critical in defining socially legitimate relationships. This book offers a rich anthropological account of Muslim Indonesian women's experiences of courtship, love, marital discord and separation, polygamy, divorce and remarriage. By applying a new approach to theorising marital experiences as playing out across ...

Believing Women in Islam

Believing Women  in Islam
  • Author : Asma Barlas
  • Publisher : Saqi Books
  • Release Date : 2019-02-28
  • Total pages : 316
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : Does Islam call for the oppression of women? The subjugation of women in many Muslim countries is often used as evidence of this, while many Muslims read the Qur’an in ways that seem to justify sexual oppression and inequality. In this paradigm-shifting book, Asma Barlas argues that, far from ...

Muslim Women in Austria and Germany Doing and Undoing Gender

Muslim Women in Austria and Germany Doing and Undoing Gender
  • Author : Constanze Volkmann
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-10-01
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : Constanze Volkmann develops an innovative new gender theory labeled doing and undoing gender. Based on empirical findings she examines the highly debated intersection of gender and Islam. The analysis of interviews with various Muslim women unravels the many different ways in which gender is done and undone. Especially with regard ...

Islam Gender and Social Change

Islam  Gender  and Social Change
  • Author : Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad,John L. Esposito
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1997-12-11
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : For several decades, the Muslim world has experienced a religious resurgence. The reassertion of Islam in personal and political life has taken many forms, from greater attention to religious practice to the emergence of Islamic organizations, movements, and institutions. One of the most controversial and emotionally charged aspects of this ...

Women and Islam Images and realities

Women and Islam  Images and realities
  • Author : Haideh Moghissi
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 419
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : This three-volume interdisciplinary collection is of use not only in Middle East studies but also in various other disciplines, including women's studies, political science, religion, cultural studies, sociology of gender and anthropology.The collection offers the most influential writings in the field by both renowned scholars as well as those ...

Islam and Gender Justice

Islam and Gender Justice
  • Author : V. A. Mohamad Ashrof
  • Publisher : Gyan Books
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 327
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : A solemn attempt to rediscover the Qurnic basis of gender equality, determining the status of women in Islam, to recapture the spirit of quranic revelation further to reconstruct Islamic theology from an egalitarian perspectives. A comprehensive and exhaustive study....

Geographies of Muslim Women

Geographies of Muslim Women
  • Author : Ghazi-Walid Falah,Caroline Rose Nagel
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2005-03-31
  • Total pages : 337
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : This groundbreaking volume explores how Islamic discourse and practice intersect with gender relations and broader political and economic processes to shape women's geographies in a variety of regional contexts. Contributors represent a wide range of disciplinary subfields and perspectives--cultural geography, political geography, development studies, migration studies, and historical geography--yet they ...

Indonesian Women and Local Politics

Indonesian Women and Local Politics
  • Author : Kurniawati Hastuti Dewi
  • Publisher : NUS Press
  • Release Date : 2015-03-09
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : In an important social change, female Muslim political leaders in Java have enjoyed considerable success in direct local elections following the fall of Suharto in Indonesia. Indonesian Women and Local Politics shows that Islam, gender, and social networks have been decisive in their political victories. Islamic ideas concerning female leadership ...

Women Embracing Islam

Women Embracing Islam
  • Author : Karin van Nieuwkerk
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-21
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0300257317
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Summary : Many Westerners view Islam as a religion that restricts and subordinates women in both private and public life. Yet a surprising number of women in Western Europe and America are converting to Islam. What attracts these women to a belief system that is markedly different from both Western Christianity and ...