Women in the Islamic World
From the Erliest Times to the Arab Spring
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Markus Wiener Publishers, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $89.95|
| Book Description: |
Analyses the different roles women have played in the Islamic world, past and present. Starting with Sharia regulations and their applications in societies throughout history, it addresses the obstacles and opportunities women have faced, and still face, in various Islamic societies. The result is a vivid portrait of the different worlds of women in Islam, encompassing religion and law, sexuality and love, literature and the arts, law and professional life, and politics and power.