Women under Islam : Gender, Justice and the politics of Islamic law

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Full title: Women under Islam : Gender, Justice and the politics of Islamic law / Christina Jones-Pauly with Abir Dajani Tuqan.
Main author: Jones-Pauly, Christina.
Other authors: Dajani Tuqan, Abir.
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Summary: How Islam treats women is one of the most hotly contested questions of our times. Islamic law is often misrepresented as a single monolithic concept, rather than a collection of different interpretations and practices. To move the debate on Islamic law and gender forward, it is necessary to establish how Islamic law actually operates. This groundbreaking work explores what conditions sustain the most liberal interpretation of Islamic law on gender issues. It examines the different interpretations, histories and practices of Islamic law in different countries. It finds that the political indepe.
Other authors: Dajani Tuqan, Abir.
Language: English
Published: London : I.B. Tauris, 2011.
Classmark: 305.48697 340.59082
Subjects:
Series: Library of Islamic law.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780857720139
0857720139
1845113861
9781845113865
1283293064
9781283293068