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Title Gender, politics, and Islam / edited by Therese Saliba, Carolyn Allen, and Judith A. Howard.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.4869 GEN    Available
Description 354 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Islamic feminism and its discontents: towards a resolution of the debate / Valentine M. Moghadam -- The politics of feminism in Islam / Anouar Majid -- The power paradox in Muslim women's Majales: North-West Pakistani mourning rituals as sites of contestation over religions politics, ethnicity, and gender / Mary Elaine Hegland -- Icons and militants: mothering in the danger zone / Julie Peteet -- Elusive bodies: the politics of aesthetics among Yemeni elite women / Gabriele von Bruck -- Contesting the illicit: gender and the politics of Fatwas in Bangladesh / Elora Shehabuddin -- Women in the era of modernity and Islamic fundamentalism: the case of Taslima Nasrin of Bangladesh / S.M. Shamsul Alam -- Framing Nawal El Saadawi: Arab feminism in a transnational world / Amal Amireh -- Muslim women: negotiations in the third space / Shahnaz Khan.
Subject Muslim women -- Islamic countries -- Social conditions.
Muslim women -- Islamic countries -- Political activity.
Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Women in Islam.
Added Author Saliba, Therese.
Allen, Carolyn (Carolyn J.)
Howard, Judith A. 1947 August 4-
ISBN 0226734285 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226734293 (paper : alk. paper)

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