Book 2012

Women in Islam

Reflections on Historical and Contemporary Research


ISBN: 978-94-007-4218-5 (Print) 978-94-007-4219-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-9

    The ‘Women’s Movement’ in Modern Islam: Reflections on the Revival of Islam’s Oldest Issue

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    Pages 11-24

    Reconciling Traditional Islamic Methods with Liberal Feminism: Reflections from Tunisia by Mohamed Talbi

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    Pages 25-42

    Young Muslim Women and the Islamic Family: Reflections on Conflicting Ideals in British Bangladeshi Life

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    Pages 43-60

    Women and Human Development in the Muslim World

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    Pages 61-74

    Being Muslim in the Neoliberal West: Reflections on an Ethnographic Study of Muslim Women in Australia

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    Pages 75-87

    Youth Identity Formation in the Presence of the ‘Other’: Reflections on Being Young and Muslim in an Interfaith Setting

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    Pages 89-105

    Social Inclusion in the Context of Foreign-Policy Debates: Reflections on Jihad, Human Rights and Gender Equality in Islam

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    Pages 107-115

    The Contribution of Muslim Women in the Flourishing of Modern Society: Reflections on Refugee Transition from East to West

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    Pages 117-134

    Islamic Legal Maxims for Attainment of Maqasid-al-Shari‘ah in Criminal Law: Reflections on the Implications for Muslim Women in the Tension Between Shari‘ah and Western Law

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    Pages 135-147

    The Way Forward for Muslim Women: Reflections on Australia’s Social Inclusion Agenda

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    Pages 149-164

    Muslim Women in Higher Education: Reflections on Literacy and Modernization in Israel

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    Pages 165-184

    Hagar/Hajar, Muslim Women and Islam: Reflections on the Historical and Theological Ramifications of the Story of Ishmael’s Mother

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    Pages 185-195

    Muslim Women Academics in Higher Education: Reflections from South Africa

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    Pages 197-212

    Muslim Women, Peer Relationships and Educational Trajectories: Reflections on Muslim Stereotypes in a British Setting

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    Pages 213-236

    Voices from Shia Imami Ismaili Nizari Muslim Women: Reflections from Canada on Past and Present Gendered Roles in Islam

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 237-245