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Women and Islam in Muslim societies.

Women and Islam in Muslim societies.

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Published by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Development Cooperation Information Dept. in The Hague, Netherlands .
Written in English

  • Muslim women.,
  • Women in Islam.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesPoverty and development : analysis & policy,, 7, Poverty and development ;, 7.
    ContributionsNetherlands. Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken. Voorlichtingsdienst Ontwikkelingssamenwerking.
    LC ClassificationsHC59.72.P6 P667 1991 vol. 7 , HQ1170 P667 1991 vol. 7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL834745M
    ISBN 109053280650
    LC Control Number95109789

    Women's status in Islam has been defined by Islamic texts, the Koran, and the culture of the Muslims. Although the general belief is that Islam is very oppressive towards women, some argue that the Koran declares that men and women are equal. The subordinate place of women in Islamic societies should give way to full social and legal equality. 2. Women should have freedom of action, be able to travel alone, be permitted to uncover their faces, and should be allowed the same property and inheritance rights as men.

      The Great Theft: Wrestling Islam from the Extremists by Khaled Abou El Fadl is a comprehensive account of how Muslims in some parts of the world turned away from rational thought and began dabbling in literal interpretations, extremism and sometimes is really an excellent way to understand some of the political upheavals we are seeing in Muslim countries today, including . This item: The Muslim woman's handbook (Islamic Society) by Huda Khattab Paperback $ Only 19 left in stock - order soon. Ships from and sold by IB Publisher. The Rights & Duties of Women in Islam by Abdul Ghaffar Hasan Paperback $ In Stock. Ships from and sold by Ammar Books Reviews:

    Gender and Self in Islam by Etin Anwar Using philosophical analysis, this book explores the construction of gender in Muslim societies and its implication to the constitution of the self. The root of the existing discourse of the hierarchical principle is examined as is the extent to which the process of human reproduction, especially the role of women in conception, contributes to an anti. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction / Herbert L. Bodman --Part 1: and religion in Hausaland: variations in Islamic practice in Niger and Nigeria / Barbara M. Cooper ; When modernity confronts traditional practices: female genital cutting in Northeast Africa / Noor J. Kassamali.

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Women and Islam in Muslim societies Download PDF EPUB FB2

The best books on Women and Islam The same liberty is not given to women. And Muslim women I talk to say, ‘But we are equal in the Koran!’ But in my view, by no math is that any form of equality.

Erica Jong on Women in Society Books. Deborah Levy on Motherhood in Literature. The experiences of Muslim women (Arabic: مسلمات ‎ Muslimāt, singular مسلمة Muslima) vary widely between and within different societies.

At the same time, their adherence to Islam is a shared factor that affects their lives to a varying degree and gives them a common identity that may serve to bridge the wide cultural, social, and economic differences between them. In the present book entitled Women between Islam and Western Society, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan highlights the conceptual difference about women in Islam and in the West by analyzing that the evils of Muslim Society stem from the gap between principle and practice, whereas the evils of western society are the result of a clash between principles and realities.

Overall, this collection of papers show that the relationship between Islam and the everyday lives of Muslim women is a complex picture, one that is confronted with a considerable range of interpretations of laws and traditions.

This book will be of particular interest to those studying women and Islam, anthropology, religion and by: 5. Role of Muslim women in Islam: There have been many misconceptions about the real role of Muslim women in Islam. Many people view Islam as a religion that oppresses and suppress women but they are wrong.

Most non-Muslims who are completely unfamiliar with the teachings and belief of Islam turn to paint Islam with a brutal brush. Table of Contents. Preface; Introduction; 1. The Attitude of Islamic Fundamentalism towards the Question of Women in Islam Jan Hjärpe 2. Women after Death: Aspects of a Study on Iranian Nomadic Cemeteries Inge Demant MortensenSister, Daughter, Wife: the Pillars of the Traditional Albanian Patriarchal Society Berit Backer 4.

Muslim Women in the Periphery: the West African Sahel. Authors from a variety of disciplines assess the issues facing women in Muslim societies not only in the Middle East but also in Africa and Asia. They stress the importance of historical context, local customs and policies in defining the status of Muslim women, and examine how women are coping with challenges such as modernity and conservative reaction.2/5(1).

The first to combine the study of representation, gender theory, and Muslim women from a historical and geographical perspective, this book examines where women have represented themselves in art, architecture, and the written word in the Muslim world.

The authors explore the gendering and implicit power relations present in the positioning of subject and object in the visual field and look. Whereas the pendulum has swung to the extremes and has opened the way to licentiousness in the modern society, the West has often regarded Islamic women as being backward in a male-dominated world.

On the contrary, Islam was the first religion formally to grant the women. the first part of the book is about historical evolution of the position of women in the middle east, starting from the pre-islamic era.

ahmed, here, offers 3 basic arguments: 1. about pre-islamic era and the emerge of islam: the pre-islamic customs in the arab world were in some parts misogynist but in some parts they indicate a greater power /5(67).

Women Around The Messenger (Pbuh) Muhammad Ali Qutub | Language: English | Format: PDF | Pages: | Size: 8 MB. Women entering the fold of Islam played an enviable prominent role, side by side their counterparts, men, in shaping and developing the Muslim society as a model from the onset, emancipating humanity, men and women, from the shackles of deep-footed ignorance.

spheres or dimensions of Muslim women’s lives: ideology, law, family, economy, and politics. “The Scholarship on Women in Islamic Societies” section describes features that pervade the entire literature. One feature is that the studies tend to align themselves on a spectrum.

Religion in general and Islam in particular are women's enemy. Family law in these countries generally follows the prescriptions of Koran. Veiling (hijab), divorce laws, a very young legal age of marriage, and honor killing are all aspects of Islamic Shari'a.

Modernism impacted interpretations of Islam. One movement was Islamic Modernism, which was both an attempt to provide an Islamic response to the challenges presented by European colonial expansion, and an effort to reinvigorate and reform Islam from within as a way to counter the perceived weakness and decline of Muslim societies in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Women and Islam in Muslim societies. The Hague, Netherlands: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Development Cooperation Information Dept., A common perception is that Muslim women are oppressed, discriminated against and hold a subservient position in society.

The role and status of Muslim women in society cannot be separated from the role of women in the larger society because women around the world of all races, religions and nationalities face inequality on many levels.

Women, Muslim Society, and Islam by Lamya Al-Faruqi (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work.5/5(1). The role of women in Islamic societies, not to mention in the religion itself, is a defining issue. It is also one that remains resistant to universal dogma, with a wide range of responses to women’s social roles across the Islamic world.

Reflecting this heterogeneity, the editor of this volume has. Muslim society over the centuries has treated women as second class citizens. It’s been this way since the beginning of time.

Women are treated in this manor for a number of reasons, but all leading back to the Quran. Women are considered inferior to men, are treated unfairly in marriage, and even are oppressed legally. Secondly, a woman can be a wife. The character of men in an Islamic society is established in relationship to their treatment of women.

‘The best from among you is one who behaves best towards his wife.’ (Hadith) Thirdly, in her role as a mother, Islam has placed women at a higher status than men.

‘Paradise is at the feet of the mother.’. "Dating" as it is currently practiced in much of the world does not exist among Islamic men and women (or boys and girls) do not enter into one-on-one intimate relationships, spending time alone together and "getting to know one another" in a very deep way as a precursor to selecting a marital partner.

In Muslim circles, oftentimes the conversation surrounding the role of men and the role of women centres around what one gender should do for the other.

However, without having a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between men and women in Islam, it can leave room for oppression, misunderstanding, and/or one party not fulfilling Reviews: 1.Islamic Book Bazaar deals in all kinds of islamic books like Hadith, Quran, Islamic history, Biography, Namaz, Salah, Women, Men, Children books etc in multilanguages all at .