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Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World

This research focused on gender issues affecting Muslim societies elsewhere in the world as well as masculinity and men within a gendered framework form part of the scope of this series.

Brill’s Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World provides a venue for monographs and edited collections dealing with women and gender in the Middle East and the Islamic World from all disciplinary perspectives.
Works that study women and gender in the Middle East and Islamic World more broadly, as well as within transnational frameworks, are included. Research focused on gender issues affecting Muslim societies elsewhere in the world as well as masculinity and men within a gendered framework form part of the scope of this series.

Table of Contents

Women Judges in the Muslim World: A Comparative Study of Discourse and Practice, Editor(s): Nadia Sonneveld and Monika Lindbekk

Ottoman Women in Public Space, Editor(s): Ebru Boyar and Kate Fleet

The Essential Rokeya: Selected Works of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (1880-1932), Editor(s): Mohammad Quayum

Gender and Islam in Southeast Asia: Women’s Rights Movements, Religious Resurgence and Local Traditions, Editor(s): Susanne Schroeter

Women, Leadership, and Mosques: Changes in Contemporary Islamic Authority, Editor(s): Masooda Bano and Hilary E. Kalmbach

Mothers and Daughters in Arab Women’s Literature: The Family Frontier, By: Dalya Abudi

Secular and Islamic Feminist Critiques in the Work of Fatima Mernissi, By: Raja Rhouni

Male Domination, Female Revolt: Race, Class, and Gender in Kuwaiti Women’s Fiction, By: Ishaq Tijani

Nawab Faizunnesa’s Rupjalal: By: Hasanat

Women, Water and Memory: Recasting Lives in Palestine: By: Nefissa Naguib

One Foot in Heaven: Narratives on Gender and Islam in Darfur, West-Sudan, By: Karin Willemse

Performing Islam: Gender and Ritual in Iran, By: Azam Torab

Dreaming of Change: Young Middle-Class Women and Social Transformation in Jordan, By: Julia Droeber

Muslim Women in the United Kingdom and Beyond: Experiences and Images, By: Haifaa Jawad and Tansin Benn

Women, Gender and Language in Morocco, By: Fatima Sadiqi

Bibliographic Information

Title: Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World

Editors: Margot Badran Valentine Moghadam

Publisher:  Brill

 Language: English

Length: 464

ISBN: 978-9004211469

Pub. Date: December 1, 2011

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