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Women in Classical Islamic Law: A Survey of the Sources

Women in Classical Islamic Law: A Survey of the Sources

by Susan Spectorsky


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ISBN-13: 9789004174351
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/30/2009
Series: Themes in Islamic Studies Series , #5
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Susan A. Spectorsky, Ph.D. (1974) in Middle East Languages, Columbi University, is Associate Professor Emerita of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Queens College, City University of New York. She has published on early Islamic Law and is the author of Chapters on Marriage and Divorce: Responses of Ibn Hanbal and Ibn Rahwayh.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 1

1 Women in the Qur?&abar;n 21

2 Marriage in the Formative Period 61

3 Divorce in the Formative Period 105

4 From the Formative to the Classical Periods 143

5 Women's Lives 179

Conclusion 203

Works Cited 207

Index of Qur?&abar;n Verses 213

Index of Names 215

Subject Index 219

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