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Islam, Gender, and Social Change

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsYvonne Yazbeck Haddad (Editor), John L. Esposito (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7388176M
ISBN 100195113578
ISBN 109780195113570

An impressive social history of mores and attitudes toward women Because of the book's exceptional breadth and depth of discussion, I enthusiastically endorse Leila Ahmed's Women and Gender in Islam as a classroom text, as a reference work, and as an exemplar of what feminist cultural history can be."—Carla Petievich, Feminist Collections. Many social changes took place under Islam between and , including the period of Muhammad's mission and the rule of his four immediate successors who established the Rashidun Caliphate.. A number of historians stated that changes in areas such as social security, family structure, slavery and the rights of women improved on what was present in existing .

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. 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 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.".

The book considers frequently less studied issues including migration, legal changes, oral and written law, Islamic feminism, and grass-roots activism. It also looks at the effectiveness of shelters for abused women and the changes that occurred in the wake of the Arab uprisings, as well as challenging conventional notions of feminist. Gender, Gender To speak of gender is necessarily to make a distinction between sex and gender. While sex is the biologically defined capacity of the human bo Veil, veil The earliest evidence for veiling is an Assyrian legal text dating from the thirteenth century bce, requiring women of clearly defined social st Harem, The practice of the harem (Ar., harim), or the .


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Islam, Gender, and Social Change. Edited by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and John L. Esposito. Description. For several decades, the Muslim world has experienced a religious resurgence. The reassertion of Islam in personal and political life has taken many forms, from greater attention to religious practice to the emergence of Islamic organizations, movements, and institutions.

"Islamic Law, Gender and Social Change in Post-Abolition Zanzibar is and Social Change book pioneering study of the practice of Islamic law in Zanzibar with a particular focus on gender dynamics and social change. This text is a highly welcome contribution to the fields of Islamic studies, gender studies and the history of Zanzibar in the colonial period."Author: Elke E.

Stockreiter. The essays collected in this book place this issue in its historical context and offer case studies of Muslim societies from North Africa to Southeast Asia. These fascinating studies shed light on the impact of the Islamic resurgence on gender issues in Iran, Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan, Oman, Bahrain, the Philippines, and Kuwait.

"Islamic Law, Gender and Social Change in Post-Abolition Zanzibar is a pioneering study of the practice of Islamic law in Zanzibar with a particular focus on gender dynamics and social change. This text is a highly welcome contribution to the fields of Islamic studies, gender studies and the history of Zanzibar in the colonial period."Cited by: 7.

Islam, gender, & social change Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, John L. Esposito For several decades, the Muslim world has experienced a religious resurgence. The reassertion of Islam in personal and political life has taken many forms, from greater attention to religious practice to the emergence of Islamic organizations, movements, and institutions.

Get this from a library. Islam, gender, & social change. [Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad; John L Esposito;] -- "The essays collected in this book place this issue in its historical context and offer case studies of Muslim societies from North Africa to. Throughout, Ahmed not only considers the Islamic texts in which central ideologies about women and gender developed or were debated but also places this discourse in its social and historical context.

Her book is thus a fascinating survey of Islamic debates and ideologies about women and the historical circumstances of their position in society, the first such discussion using the analytic tools of contemporary gender s: As the discourse on gender, femininity, and masculinity continues to change, Muslims who are committed to their faith seek answers that don’t put them at odds with current trends and do not alienate them from their traditional scriptures or spaces.

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Throughout, Ahmed not only considers the Islamic texts in which central ideologies about women and gender developed or were debated but also places this discourse in its social and historical context. Her book is thus a fascinating survey of Islamic debates and ideologies about women and the historical circumstances of their position in society, the first such discussion using the analytic tools of contemporary gender studies.

Description One of the most controversial and emotionally charged aspects of the Muslim religious resurgence has been its effect on women in Muslim societies. The essays collected in this book place the issue in its historical context and offer case studies of Muslim societies from North Africa to Southeast Asia/5(27).

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Its scholarly presentation makes it suitable for readers with graduate-level education. Islamic Law, Gender and Social Change in Post-Abolition Zanzibar Elke Stockreiter After the abolition of slavery inIslamic courts in Zanzibar (East Africa) became central institutions where former slaves negotiated socioeconomic participation.

The book chronicles the position of women in Islamic society from the first marriage of Muhammad to the present day. It is steeped in the traditions of women’s studies, but it draws heavily upon historical accounts of Islam as a religion and a socio-cultural system.

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 /5(4). Following the Islamic Revolution of and the re-introduction of Sharica law relating to gender and the family, women's rights in Iran suffered a major setback.

However, as the implementers of the law have faced the social realities of women's lives and aspirations, positive changes have gradually come about/5(2).

Islam, Gender, and Development book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Islam, Gender, and Development: Rural-Urban Migration of Women in Iran” as Want to Read: Masoumeh Velayati explores the cultural, social, and economic factors that contribute to the migration of women from rural to urban 3/5(1).

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Islamic law, gender, and social change in post-abolition Zanzibar. [Elke Stockreiter] -- "After the abolition of slavery inIslamic courts in Zanzibar (East Africa) became central institutions where former slaves negotiated socio-economic participation.

By using difficult-to-read. Following the Islamic Revolution of and the re-introduction of Sharica law relating to gender and the family, women's rights in Iran suffered a major setback.

However, as the implementers of the law have faced the social realities of women's lives and aspirations, positive changes have gradually come about.