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Gender, Politics, and Islam

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Islamic studies, Women"s studies, Sociology Of Women, Women In Islam, Social Science, Politics / Current Events, Religion, General, Women"s Studies - General, Social Science / Women"s Studies, Islam - General, Feminism, Islam, Islamic countries, Muslim women, Political activity, Religious aspects, Social condi
ContributionsTherese Saliba (Editor), Carolyn Allen (Editor), Judith A. Howard (Editor)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL10192941M
ISBN 100226734285
ISBN 139780226734286

This book gathers Signs essays on women in the Middle East, South Asia, and the Diaspora to explore how women negotiate identities and attempt to gain political, economic, and legal rights.

This collection shows Islam to be a diverse set of variable practices and beliefs shaped by region, nation, ethnicity, sect, and class, as well as by responses to many cultural and economic : Paperback. Politics, Gender, and the Islamic Past Revised Edition by D. Spellberg (Author).

Politics, Gender, and the Islamic Past opens with the statement: “A life and a legacy are not always the same,” and for good reason. D.A. Spellberg’s monograph shows that A’isha Abi Bakr’s place in the Islamic past is constructed.

As the favorite wife of the Prophet Mohammad and the daughter of his immediate Gender, /5(3). Gender, politics, and Islam. [Therese Saliba; Carolyn Allen; Judith A Howard;] -- 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.

ABOUT THIS BOOK This collection extends the boundaries of global feminism to include Islamic women. Politics 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 religious, cultural and nationalist movements.

Introduction - Beyond Women, Islam and Gender State: situating the politics of gender in a new century; Deniz Kandiyoti, Nadje Al-Ali and Kathryn Spellman Poots; Protest, Resistance and Shifting Gender Orders in Egypt: Crossing Red Lines?; Heba El Kholy and Nadia Taher.

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To what degree did culture rather than Islam aid and abet their roles, or indeed is it sustainable to distinguish Islam from culture. This study of the role of these five powerful Muslim women uses Politics life and work to explore relevant issues, such as the role of culture, gender in Islam and the nature of the Islamic state.

Women, Islam, and cinema: gender politics and representation in Middle Eastern films and beyond By Eylem Atakav Critical explorations of the relationship between Islam, cinema, and women contribute to academic debates around : Eylem Atakav.

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The egalitarian conception of gender inhering in the ethical vision of Islam existed in tension with the hierarchical relation between the sexes encoded into the marriage structure instituted by Islam. This egalitarianism is a consistent element of the ethical utterances of the Gender. "Gender, Politics and Islam" shows Islam to be a diverse set of variable practices and beliefs shaped by region, nation, ethnicity, sect and class, as well as by responses to many cultural and economic processes.

In examining women's 4/5(3). The book Gender, Politics, and Islam, Edited by Therese Saliba, Carolyn Allen, and Judith A. Howard is published by University of Chicago Press Journals. 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 passions of a wide range of Muslim and non-Muslim groups, garnered worldwide attention, and led to a ban on religiously based family law. In this extraordinary study, D.

Spellberg examines the life of 'A'isha bint Abi Bakr, Muhammad's most beloved and controversial wife, and a central figure in Islamic cultural history. Instead of employing the traditional chronological technique of the biographer, however, Spellberg uses 'A'isha as a lens through which to examine the place of women in Islamic societies.5/5(1).

4. Gender and the Politics of Succession 5. The Politics of Praise: 'A'isha and the Development of Islamic Female Ideals 6. The Last Word: A Note in Conclusion Notes Glossary Bibliography Index Illustrations. This book aims to problematize two simplifications of the relationship between women’s rights, Islam, and democracy: first, treating women’s rights as a litmus test of liberal democracy in Muslim societies, and second, the binary opposition which pits secular rights advocates against religious opponents of equality (1).

Islam & Gender Politics in Iran Hardcover – Import, 1 Mar by Jyotika Teckchandani (Author)5/5(2). 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 equals. The 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." But this notion of equality has not been.

The book Indonesian Women and Local Politics: Islam, Gender and Networks in Post-Suharto Indonesia, Kurniawati Hastuti Dewi is published by National University of Singapore Press.

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Indonesian Women and Local Politics: Islam, Gender and Networks in Post-Suharto Indonesia. In this Book. 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 by: 8.

“The Canadian anthropologist Jennifer A. Selby’s Questioning French Secularism: Gender Politics and Islam in a Parisian Suburb provides a welcome addition to this literature. This book is an ethnographically rich contribution to the anthropological literature on secularism, feminism, and Islam in France, and it deserves a wide Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.

term Islamic feminism by some women, as well as men, writing in the Teheran women’s journal Zanan, founded by Shahla Sherkat in Saudi scholar Mai Yamani used the term in her book Feminism and Islam.6 Nilüfer Göle, in The Forbidden Modern, used the term Islamic feminism. of a book on regional political economy entitled The T erritorial Imper ative (Cambridge University P ress, ).

P eter is Pr ofessor of Human Rights at the University of Leiden and Utr echtAuthor: Joni Lovenduski. Majid, A. 'The Politics of Feminism in Islam', Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 23, 2, Rehman, F.

‘Contemporary Modernism' in Islam and Modernity: Transformations of an Intellectual Tradition.

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(University of Chicago Press, ) Sayyid, S. ‘Kemalism and the politicization of Islam' in A Fundamental Fear (Zed. Politics & Gender is an agenda-setting journal that publishes the highest quality scholarship on gender and politics and on women and politics.

It aims to represent the full range of questions, issues, and approaches on gender and women across the major subfields of political science, including comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and U.S.

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The creation of Turkish nationhood, citizenship, economic transformation, the forceful removal of minorities and national homogenisation, gender rights, the position of armed forces in politics, and the political and economic integration of Kurdish minority in Turkish polity have all received major interest in academic and policy debates.

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Through a careful sociological and ethnographic account of Moroccan feminist and Islamist women’s organizations, Zakia Salime shows how the two have transformed each other through decades of activism, debate, and engagement.

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