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Gender, politics, and Islamic law

by Anver M. Emon

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law),
  • Domestic relations (Islamic law)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement Anver Emon.
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21565043M

    In this book Leila Ahmed adds a new perspective to the current debate about women and Islam by exploring its historical roots, tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender from the ancient world to the present. In Islam, scriptures, cultural traditions, and jurisprudence affect the relationship between men and women.. The Quran, the holiest book in Islam, indicates that men and women are spiritual Quran states: "If any do deeds of righteousness be they male or female and have faith, they will enter Heaven, and not the least injustice will be done to them.".

    Research Handbook on International Human Rights Law vi Research handbook on international human rights law. Contributors International Law and Islamic Law (Ashgate, ) and articles in leading international academic journals. He is a founding co-editor of the Muslim. The book is certainly very interesting (it's nice to realize that the central thesis of the book, that Muslims have different views of gender, is much more accepted now) but you have to be REALLY interested in the topic to be able to get through the interviews with religious scholars, specially if you don't have a background in Islamic law/5(2).

    Islam and Gender In Islam, religious texts define the parameters of the the construction of the relation between Islamic law and gender in Ottoman Syria and Palestine (Tucker ) to the origins of modernity and feminism in the evolved a new gender politics that is empowering within the limits set by religion. The various dimen-. This volume explores gender inequality and the politics of women's rights in India. It provides an invaluable analysis of the current trends of the debate on Uniform Civil Code located within a.


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