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Women and Islam

Critical Concepts in Sociology

Edited by Haideh Moghissi

Introduction by Haideh Moghissi

Routledge – 2005 – 1,432 pages

Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

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    978-0-415-32418-2
    September 29th 2004

Description

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 by the new generation of scholars of Islam and gender and includes a wide variety of cases from Middle Eastern and Islamic societies. By including case-based articles, the collection highlights the clear links between concepts and theories and actual practices.

Titles also available in this series include, Shamanism (March 2004, 3 volumes, £395) and the forthcoming titles Childhood (2005, 4 volumes, c.£495), Gender (2005, 4 volumes, c.£495) and Knowledge (2005, 4 volumes, c.£495).

Contents

Volume I 1. Imagining Muslim Women 2. Muslim Laws and Traditions

Part Three: Law of God and Law of State: New Policies, Old Realities

Volume II 1. Women, Sexuality and Sexual Politics in Islamic Cultures 2. Family, Education and Health 3. Women and Paid work and Cultural Conflict 4. Arts and Literature Volume III 1. Stretching the Limits: Women's Struggle for Change in the 2. Women's Movement in Muslim Cultures 3. Perceiving and practicing Islamic Values in Diaspora

Name: Women and Islam: Critical Concepts in Sociology (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Haideh MoghissiIntroduction by Haideh Moghissi. 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...
Categories: Middle East Studies, Gender, Sociology & Social Policy