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Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate

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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.

Synopsis:

Are Islamic societies inherently oppressive to women? This text explores the historical roots concerning the debate about women and Islam, tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender from ancient world to the 20th century.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-279) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300055832
Subtitle:
Historical Roots of a Modern Debate
Author:
Ahmed, Leila
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
New Haven :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Muslim women
Subject:
Sexism
Subject:
Feminism -- Arab countries.
Subject:
Sexism -- Arab countries -- History.
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History-Middle East
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19930728
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 1.05 lb

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