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Headscarf Politics in Turkey: A Postcolonial Reading
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ean: 9781349290284, isbn: 1349290289,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
This book questions the 'role model' status of the Turkish Republic with respect to the advancement of female agency in a secular context by using the study of women with headscarves as a case in point. Turkey's commitment to modernization depends he...
I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim
By Brand: White Cloud Press
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ean: 9781935952008, isbn: 1935952005,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Muslim American women are the subject of endless discussions regarding their role in society, their veils as symbols of oppression or of freedom, their identity, their patriotism, their womanhood. Yet the voices and life experiences of Muslim Americ...
Muslim Women of Power: Gender, Politics and Culture in Islam
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ean: 9780826400871, isbn: 0826400876,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Five women have served as leaders of Muslim countries, namely Megawati Sukarnoputri (Vice President of Indonesia, 1991-2001 and President 2002-4), Benazir Bhutto (PM of Pakistan, 1988-90 and 1993-6), Sheikh Hasina (PM of Bangladesh, 1996-2001), Khale...
Contesting Justice: Women, Islam, Law, and Society
By Brand: State University of New York Press
ean: 9780791473979, isbn: 079147397X,
Argues that the rights of women in Muslim society are based on the preserved cultural standards of elites, not the ethical philosophy of the Quran....
The Idea of Women in Fundamentalist Islam
By University Press of Florida
ean: 9780813032115, isbn: 0813032113,
Lamia Rustum Shehadeh analyzes the writings and political practices of the nine Islamic ideologues of the twentieth century who masterminded the resurgence of Islamic fundamentalism to demonstrate that their consistent emphasis on the subordinate sta...
The Women of Karbala: Ritual Performance and Symbolic Discourses in Modern Shi'i Islam
By Brand: University of Texas Press
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ean: 9780292709591, isbn: 0292709595,
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Commemorating the Battle of Karbala, in which the Prophet Mohammad's grandson Hosayn and seventy-two of his family members and supporters were martyred in 680 CE, is the central religious observance of Shi'i Islam. Though much has been written about ...
From Shamanism to Sufism: Women, Islam and Culture in Central Asia
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Women have traditionally played a vital part in Islam throughout Central Asia - the vast area from the Caspian Sea to Siberia. With this ground-breaking and original study, Razia Sultanova examines the experiences of Muslim women in the region and th...
Women of the Jordan: Islam, Labor, and the Law (Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Middle East)
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An incisive study of the past, present, and future of Jordanian and Palestinian women women and issues of employment, education, human rights, Islamic law, and legal practice. Focusing specifically on Jordanian and Palestinian women, Amira El-Azhary ...
Jamaat-e-Islami Women in Pakistan: Vanguard of a New Modernity? (Gender and Globalization)
By Syracuse University Press
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“Vanguard of a New Modernity” draws feminist scholarly and political attention towards the women activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami, a major movement of Islamic renewal and reform in South Asia. In this ethnographic and textual study, Jamal examine...
An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women’s Islamic Movements
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ean: 9780814773031, isbn: 0814773036,
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As the world grapples with issues of religious fanaticism, extremist politics, and rampant violence that seek justification in either “religious” or “secular” discourses, women who claim Islam as a vehicle for individual and social change are...
My Soul is a Woman: The Feminine in Islam
By Brand: Bloomsbury Academic
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ean: 9780826414441, isbn: 0826414443,
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An internationally acclaimed scholar, who has dedicated more than fifty years of her life to understanding the Islamic world.Annemarie Schimmel examines a much-misunderstood feature of Islam: the role of women. Schimmel is critical of those--especial...
Debating Sharia: Islam, Gender Politics, and Family Law Arbitration
By University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
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ean: 9781442611450, isbn: 1442611456,
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When the Islamic Institute of Civil Justice announced it would begin offering Sharia-based services in Ontario, a subsequent provincial government review gave qualified support for religious arbitration. However, the ensuing debate inflamed the passi...
Malcolm and the Cross: The Nation of Islam, Malcolm X, and Christianity
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ean: 9780814719329, isbn: 0814719325,
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Despite his association with the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X had an intimate relation with Christianity and Christians, which influenced his personal life and spirituality as well as his career. Lou Decaro's Malcolm and the Cross thoroughly explores t...
Gender, Politics, and Islam
By University of Chicago Press Journals
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ean: 9780226734293, isbn: 0226734293,
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This collection extends the boundaries of global feminism to include Islamic women. Challenging Orientalist assumptions of Muslim women as victims of Islam, these essays focus on women's negotiations for identity, power, and agency as participants in...
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