Women and Gender in Islam

A classic, pioneering account of the lives of women in Islamic history, republished for a new generation This pioneering study of the social and political lives of Muslim women has shaped a whole generation of scholarship. In it, Leila Ahmed explores the historical roots of contemporary debates, ambitiously surveying Islamic discourse on women from Arabia during the period in which Islam was founded to Iraq during the classical age to Egypt during the modern era. The book is now reissued as a Veritas paperback, with a new foreword by Kecia Ali situating the text in its scholarly context and explaining its enduring influence. “Ahmed’s book is a serious and independent-minded analysis of its subject, the best-informed, most sympathetic and reliable one that exists today.”—Edward W. Said “Destined to become a classic. . . . It gives [Muslim women] back our rightful place, at the center of our histories.”—Rana Kabbani, The Guardian

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  • Author : Leila Ahmed
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Pages : 312 pages
  • ISBN : 0300258178
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Women and Gender in Islam

Women and Gender in Islam
  • Author : Leila Ahmed
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 16 March 2021
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A classic, pioneering account of the lives of women in Islamic history, republished for a new generation This pioneering study of the social and political lives of Muslim women has shaped a whole generation of scholarship. In it, Leila Ahmed explores the historical roots of contemporary debates, ambitiously surveying Islamic discourse on women from Arabia during the period in which Islam was founded to Iraq during the classical age to Egypt during the modern era. The book is now reissued

Women and Gender in Islam

Women and Gender in Islam
  • Author : Leila Ahmed
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 28 July 1993
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Explores the historical roots of the debate about women in Islamic societies by tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender up to the present. The book describes the gender systems in place in the Middle East both before and after the rise of Islam.

Women and Gender in the Qur'an

Women and Gender in the Qur'an
  • Author : Celene Ibrahim
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 07 March 2021
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Stories related to gendered social relations permeate the Qur'an, and nearly three hundred verses involve specific women or girls. These stories weave together theology and ethics to reinforce central Qur'anic ideas regarding submission to God and moral accountability. Women and Gender in the Qur'an outlines how women and girls - old, young, barren, fertile, chaste, profligate, reproachable, and saintly-enter Qur'anic sacred history and advance the Qur'an'soverarching didactic aims.

Inside the Gender Jihad

Inside the Gender Jihad
  • Author : Amina Wadud
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 October 2013
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A world-renowned professor of Islamic studies, Amina Wadud has long been at the forefront of what she calls the 'gender jihad,' the struggle for justice for women within the global Islamic community. In 2005, she made international headlines when she helped to promote new traditions by leading the Muslim Friday prayer in New York City, provoking a firestorm of media controversy and kindling charges of blasphemy among conservative Muslims worldwide. In this provocative book, "Inside the Gender Jihad", Wadud brings

Gender and Economics in Muslim Communities

Gender and Economics in Muslim Communities
  • Author : Ebru Kongar,Jennifer C. Olmsted,Elora Shehabuddin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 August 2017
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Bringing together feminist analyses of economic processes and outcomes with feminist critiques of Orientalism, this book examines the diverse economic realities facing women in a range of Muslim communities. This approach pays special attention to the role of Islam in economic analyses of gender equality and women’s well-being in Muslim communities, while at the same time challenging biased and inaccurate accounts that essentialize Islam. Nuanced case studies conducted in Bangladesh, Iran, Israel, Nigeria, and Turkey illustrate the historical and

The Oxford Handbook of Women and Gender in Medieval Europe

The Oxford Handbook of Women and Gender in Medieval Europe
  • Author : Judith M. Bennett,Ruth Mazo Karras
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 22 August 2013
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The Oxford Handbook of Women and Gender in Medieval Europe provides a comprehensive overview of the gender rules encountered in Europe in the period between approximately 500 and 1500 C.E. The essays collected in this volume speak to interpretative challenges common to all fields of women's and gender history - that is, how best to uncover the experiences of ordinary people from archives formed mainly by and about elite males, and how to combine social histories of lived experiences with cultural

Changing Gender Norms in Islam Between Reason and Revelation

Changing Gender Norms in Islam Between Reason and Revelation
  • Author : Marziyeh Bakhshizadeh
  • Publisher : Verlag Barbara Budrich
  • Release : 16 July 2018
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Women‘s movements in Islamic countries have had a long and arduous journey in their quest for the realization of human rights and genuine equality. The author examines whether discriminatory laws against women do in fact originate from Islam and, ultimately, if there is any interpretation of Islam compatible with gender equality. She investigates women’s rights in Iran since the 1979 Revolution from the perspectives of the main currents of Islamic thought, fundamentalists, reformists, and seculars, using a sociological explanation.

Gender and Self in Islam

Gender and Self in Islam
  • Author : Etin Anwar
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 September 2006
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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-egalitarian theory of gender. The author analyzes the theological, cultural and political apparatus of the masculine conception of femininity and seeks to unfold the process

A Border Passage

A Border Passage
  • Author : Leila Ahmed
  • Publisher : Penguin Paperbacks
  • Release : 07 March 2021
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Leila Ahmed grew up in Cairo in the 1940s and '50s in a family that was eagerly and passionately political. Although many in the Egyptian upper classes were firmly opposed to change, the Ahmeds were proud supporters of independence. But when the Revolution arrived, the family's opposition to Nasser's policies led to persecutions that would throw their lives into turmoil and set their youngest child on a journey across cultures. Through university in England and teaching jobs in Abu

Islam, Women's Sexuality and Patriarchy in Indonesia

Islam, Women's Sexuality and Patriarchy in Indonesia
  • Author : Irma Riyani
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 November 2020
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This book explores the intimate marital relationships of Indonesian Muslim married women. As well as describing and analysing their sexual relationships, the book also investigates how Islam influences discourses of sexuality in Indonesia, and in particular how Islamic teachings affect Muslim married women’s perceptions and behaviour in their sexual relationships with their husbands. Based on extensive original research, the book reveals that Muslim women perceive marriage as a social, cultural, and religious obligation that they need to fulfil; that

Feminism in Islam

Feminism in Islam
  • Author : Margot Badran
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 October 2013
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While many in the West regard feminism and Islam as a contradiction in terms, many Muslims in the East have perceived Western feminist forces in their midst as an assault upon their culture. In this career-spanning collection of influential essays, Margot Badran presents the feminisms that Muslim women have created, and examines Islamic and secular feminist ideologies side by side. Borne out of over two decades of work, this important volume combines essays from a variety of sources, ranging from

The Routledge Handbook of Islam and Gender

The Routledge Handbook of Islam and Gender
  • Author : Justine Howe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 10 November 2020
GET THIS BOOKThe Routledge Handbook of Islam and Gender

Given the intense political scrutiny of Islam and Muslims, which often centres on gendered concerns, The Routledge Handbook of Islam and Gender is an outstanding reference source to key topics, problems, and debates in this exciting subject. Comprising over 30 chapters by a team of international contributors the Handbook is divided into seven parts: Foundational texts in historical and contemporary contexts Sex, sexuality, and gender difference Gendered piety and authority Political and religious displacements Negotiating law, ethics, and normativity Vulnerability, care,

A Genealogy of Islamic Feminism

A Genealogy of Islamic Feminism
  • Author : Etin Anwar
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 28 March 2018
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A Genealogy of Islamic Feminism offers a new insight on the changing relationship between Islam and feminism from the colonial era in the 1900s to the early 1990s in Indonesia. The book juxtaposes both colonial and postcolonial sites to show the changes and the patterns of the encounters between Islam and feminism within the global and local nexus. Global forces include Dutch colonialism, developmentalism, transnational feminism, and the United Nations’ institutional bodies and their conferences. Local factors are comprised of