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The Rights of Women in Islam: An Authentic Approach / Edition 1
     

The Rights of Women in Islam: An Authentic Approach / Edition 1

by H. Jawad, H. A. Jawad
 

ISBN-10: 0312213514

ISBN-13: 9780312213510

Pub. Date: 05/14/1998

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

It hasbeen argued that Islam liberated Muslim women by granting them full rights as citizens. Yet in reality we see that women have long been subjected to both cultural and political oppression. Instances such as forced marriages are sadly common in the Muslim World, as are restrictions on education and on their role in the labour force.

Overview

It hasbeen argued that Islam liberated Muslim women by granting them full rights as citizens. Yet in reality we see that women have long been subjected to both cultural and political oppression. Instances such as forced marriages are sadly common in the Muslim World, as are restrictions on education and on their role in the labour force.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312213510
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
05/14/1998
Edition description:
1998
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction The Legal Status of Women in Islam Islam and Women's Education Marriage in Islam Women and the Question of Polygamy in Islam Female Circumcision: Religious Obligation or Cultural Deviation? Islam and Women's Inheritance The Dissolution of Marriage in Islam Women and Political Action Conclusion Bibliography Index

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