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Women and Gender in Islam

Women and Gender in Islam( )
Author: Ahmed, Leila
ISBN:978-0-300-05583-2
Publication Date:Jul 1993
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.00
Book Description:

Are Islamic societies inherently oppressive to women? Is the trend among Islamic women to appear once again in veils and other traditional clothing a symbol of regression or an effort to return to a "pure" Islam that was just and fair to both sexes? 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...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Women's Studies
Social Science / Gender Studies
Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.204 x 0.86 Inches
Book Weight:0.85 Pounds



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