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Islamic Feminism and the Law (Glasshouse)

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Published by Routledge Cavendish .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism,
  • Islamic studies,
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Religion,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Law / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Islam - Law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12290577M
    ISBN 101904385265
    ISBN 109781904385264


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Islamic Feminism and the Law (Glasshouse) by Qudsia Mirza Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Sole Objective Of This Book, Muslim Feminism And Feminist Movement In South-East Asia Malaysia, Mauritius, Indonesia And Philippines, Is To Provide A Comprehensive Analytical Study Of The Nature And Motivation Of Feminism And Feminist Movement In Islamic Perspective.

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Buy Islamic Feminism and the Law (Glasshouse) by Mirza, Qudsia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives is the title of Saudi scholar Mai Yamani's book comprising the essays of a substantial number of women scholars who are articulating an emerging Islamic feminism.

(Published for CIMEL by Ithaca Press, ).Author: Ali Houissa. This was widely regarded as the first, or a pioneering book-length text of Islamic feminism, that is, using Islamic sources, the Qur’an and hadith (sayings and deeds of the Prophet Muhammad), and revisiting fiqh or Islamic jurisprudence in articulating understandings of gender equality and social justice.

3 Muslim Diaspora with scholars such as the Pakistani-American Asma Barlas and convert communities in the West with among others the African-American Amina Wadud.

According to Margot Badran, Islamic feminism emerged out of a critique of both patriarchal Islam(ism) as. In an age when Western feminism is constantly undergoing redefinition, this reprint offers, to the worldwide debate, sixteen authoritative contributions from the surprising setting of Muslim countries.

These studies address the feminist modes of expression in relation to, or as a challenge to, Islamic laws and traditions. The book shows how women have become more actively involved not only in. In an analysis of Islamic law through the prism of gender, Judith Tucker tackles these complex questions relating to the position of women in Islamic society, and to the ways in which the legal system impacted on the family, property rights, space and sexuality, from classical and medieval times to the by: In an age when Western feminism is continuously undergoing redefinition, the struggles of women in Muslim countries are often overlooked.

This volume illustrates how women in Islamic societies have become more actively involved not only in learning their rights under the sharia (Islamic law) but in rereading this law to improve their status and gain increased equality and freedom. Islamic feminism has an important role to play in this process.

“Political Islam, if it is going to have a future, has to democratize,” says Ziba Mir-Hosseini. Islamic Feminism and the Law | Explores what is meant by the term 'Islamic feminism'. This collection of essays adopts a multi-disciplinary approach and includes contributors from leading internationally-known scholars.

Qudsia Mirza is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of East London, UK, and works in the areas of Islamic Law, Discrimination Law, and Critical Race Theory.

She has published widely in the area of Islamic Feminism as well as in comparative law and legal pluralism, focussing on the operation of state and Islamic laws in the British and Format: Gebundenes Buch. In an age when Western feminism is constanly undergoing redefinition, this book offers to the worldwide debate several authoritative contributions from the surprising setting of Muslim countries.

These studies address the feminist modes of expression in relation to, or as a challenge to, Islamic laws and traditions. The term "Islamic feminism" began to be heard in the s in various global locations.

In this new conjuncture, women from within Islam and Islamist movements in far-flung places around the world--from Malaysia, to Morocco, to Iran, and to the United States--began to articulate a holistic, gender-sensitive construction of citizenship within the framework of an Islamic by: A new critique of Islamic law is produced through an in-depth study of the Iranian Constitution, civil and criminal codes.

The work presents a novel reconceptualization of the term "Islamic feminism" by revisiting the arguments of various scholars and through analysis of interviews with Iranian women’s rights : Paperback.

Islamic Feminism The term Islamic feminism was first used in the s. It is not certain who coined the term. Nor is it evident that those who first used it were aware of the explosive impact that the juxtaposition of these two words was to have. Source for information on Islamic Feminism: New Dictionary of the History of Ideas dictionary.

‘Islamic feminism’ is a relatively recent current of thought being developed by a transnational network of activists in widely contrasting socio-political contexts.1 Islamic feminists are concerned with developing an ethical reading of the bases of Islam, namely the Qur’an and the Sunna, in order to find a form of religious exegesis that will support their feminist viewpoint.

Feminism and Sharia Law. The last group one would expect to be helping advance Sharia (Islamic) law is feminists, and yet they are doing just that, albeit unintentionally. As is well known, Feminism opposes male domination and the political and social systems.

• It’s Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race, edited by Mariam Khan, is published by Picador (£). To order a.

Islamic feminism is a relatively new concept and not without controversy. Indeed many wonder whether it is possible to reconcile feminism with Islam – a religion critics regard as inherently patriarchal.

For many, the term ″Islamic feminist″ may seem like an oxymoron, but when it was coined in the s by Iranian activist Ziba Mir. Surveying Iran, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt and Arab societies in general, the essays in feminism and Islam focus on such subjects as crimes of honor and the construction of gender in Arab societies; law and the desire for social control; women ad entrepreneurship; family legislation; and the political strategies of feminists in the Islam by:   Islam and feminism are not mutually exclusive, and faith can be an important liberator I’m not going to be making Islamic law, faith-based arguments for general topics like women’s Author: Susan Carland.

Feminism in Islam: Secular and means that rights that are o cially granted by the law of the land are denied in. e book is supposed to be about feminism in. Muslim : Michael Grech. It is not just a disagreement about how Islamic law is to be interpreted or what sort of rights should be accorded to women.

Islam and feminism have contradictory views on the most fundamental issues in metaphysics, ethics, social and political philosophy and theology. Amira EI-Azhary Sonbol is associate professor of Islamic history, law, and society at Georgetown University. She is the author of The New Mamluks: Egyptian Society and Modern Feudalism, and The Creation of a Medical Profession in Egypt,and is editor of Women, the Family, and Divorce Laws in Islamic History, all published by Syracuse.

Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives: Introduction by Mai Yamani This book brings together renowned women researchers and academics historians, political scientists, lawyers, sociologists, social anthropologists and literary critics, who examine the phenomenon of feminism within the Islamic cultural framework.

3 Cooke, Miriam, Women Claim Islam: Creating Islamic Feminism Through Literature (New York: Routledge ), p. 4 Moghadam, Valentine M., Toward Gender Equality in the Arab/Middle East Region: Islam, Culture and Feminist Activism, HDR Office Occasional Paper (New York: UNDP ), by:   Feminism in Islam.

Observer: by Rohi Sarbaz Khan — Friday, Ap – Feminism is a collection of movements and ideologies aimed at defining, establishing, and defending equal political, economic, cultural, and social rights for includes seeking to establish equal opportunities for women in educationand st advocates or supports the rights and equality of.

Ms. Lamrabet is part of a school of thought often referred to as “Islamic feminism” — which includes the late, great Moroccan sociologist Fatema Author: Ursula Lindsey. In Between Feminism and Islam, Zakia Salime looks at three key movement moments: the feminist One Million Signature Campaign, the Islamist mass rally opposing the reform of family law, and the Casablanca attacks by a group of Islamist radicals.

At the core of these moments are disputes over legitimacy, national identity, gender. An “Islamic Feminism” is born; Islamic women’s gender activism; Women’s Islamic social reform; Daʻwa; Women in male-led organizations; Islamic feminism: the pros and cons debate; Concluding remarks: thoughts on approaches to “Islamic feminism” Bibliography; Abstract.

Books on Islamic Feminism Below is a list of books that I recommend to anyone interested in understanding re-interpretations of Islam, alternative readings to the traditionalist ones that are largely patriarchal in nature, or otherwise scholarship that complicate simplified ideas of Islam. This law is applied even in countries such Sahih al-Bukhari Book 48 Hadith with Islam.

Unless feminism wants to take a stand and renounce and. Islamic Feminism and Feminist Theory Abstract Western feminist theory has developed significantly from its early roots in the suffrage movement. As it grew to encompass those women who were not white and middle class it was caught in the trap that ensnares most social movements.

It fragmented, became exclusive rather than Size: KB. Marriage and Divorce [This entry contains two sub-entries: Legal Foundations Modern Practice] Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World.

Gender and Sexuality in Islam [Listing from the Cornell online catalog]. Khul‘ [divorce) practices in the modern world. IN: a special edition of Islamic Law and Society, Volume 26 (): Issue (Jan )Author: Ali Houissa. Islamic feminism “Women are active, not in seclusion and not sequestered behind the veil.

Before the revolution there was a great divide between. Sharia law comes from a combination of sources including the Qur'an (the Muslim holy book), the Hadith (sayings and conduct of the prophet Muhammad) and fatwas (the rulings of Islamic. Feminism in Islam: Secular and Religious Convergences.

Oxford: Oneworld, E-mail Citation» A collection of essays on Islamic and secular feminism in Muslim contexts. Part 1 focuses on the history of Egyptian feminism from the late 19th century to the end of the 20th century. Part 2 explores the emergence of Islamic feminism on a global.

[7] One such feminist is the Iranian-origin Haideh Moghissi, author of Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: the Limits of Postmodern Analysis, London: Zed Books, [8] Leila Ahmed, “Western Ethnocentrism and Perceptions of the Harem”, Feminist Studies 8 (3), Autumnp. Author: Azadeh Kian, Ethan Rundell.

Islamic Feminism in India: Indian Muslim Women Activists and the Reform of Muslim Personal Law command that all believers read and study the Holy Book, using their own. Though based on Author: Sylvia Vatuk. Islamic Law and Feminism: The Story of a Relationship Islamic Law and Feminism: The Story of a Relationship Mir-Hosseini, Ziba Ziba Mir-Hosseini* I am honoured to have been asked to deliver the Professor Noel Coulson Memorial lecture.1 I was not Professor Coulson's student, but like so many students of Islamic law, I am very much indebted to his scholarship and.

In an age when Western feminism is continuously undergoing redefinition, the struggles of women in Muslim countries are often overlooked. This volume illustrates how women in Islamic societies have become more actively involved not only in learning their rights under the sharia (Islamic law) but in rereading this law to improve their status and gain increased equality and : Introduction.

Feminism is a secular ideology and Islam today rests on fundamentalist foundations. Those who advocate that feminist projects be conducted within an Islamic framework have clearly despaired of secular options for change without considering how have elaborated Lila’s argument against the possibility of the coexistence of Islam and feminism because it explains the anxiety many.