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Women in Islam and the Middle East

A Reader

by Ruth Roded

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Published by I. B. Tauris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Religion,
  • Middle East,
  • Islam - General,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Islamic Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8627038M
    ISBN 101860643094
    ISBN 109781860643095


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Women in Islam and the Middle East fills this gap by gathering material concerning women in Islam from a wide range of sources, dating from the early Islamic period to the present day. The readings cover various aspects of women's experience: legal, domestic, political, religious and cultural, and are accompanied by introductions that explain Cited by: Women in Islam and the Middle East fills this gap by gathering material concerning women in These key texts remain inaccessible to English-speaking readers.

Women in Islam and the Middle East fills this gap by gathering material concerning women in Islam from a wide range of sources, dating from the early Islamic period to the present day/5.

"Refreshingly balanced and brilliantly insightful, this book is a major scholarly contribution to the history of women in Islam. It is must reading for any social science or humanities course on the Middle East or Islam."―Eliz Sanasarian, International Journal of Middle East StudiesCited by: 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. Written by a Women in Islam and the Middle East book in the field of Middle Eastern women’s history, Women in the Middle East is a concise, comprehensive, and authoritative history of the lives of the region’s women since the rise of Islam.

Nikki Keddie shows why hostile or apologetic responses are completely inadequate to the diversity and richness of the lives of Middle Eastern women, and she provides a unique overview. Under Taliban, women of Afghanistan had to wear burqa. Political Islamic groups vigorously campaign to block reforms in women’s civil rights in the Middle East and North Africa.

As long as Islam secludes women from the public life, no real socio-economic progress is possible. The Wild and Naked Misogyny in the Koran. Women in Islam and the Middle East fills this gap by gathering material concerning women in Islam from a wide range of sources, dating from the early Islamic period to the present day.

The readings cover various aspects of women's experience: legal, domestic, political, religious and cultural, and are accompanied by introductions that explain.

Women in the Qur'an, Traditions and Interpretations (book commercial) I did not have the opportunity to read this book yet. Women, Islam & Equality; Bengali Studies Conference - Papers [some on women in Islam] A Woman's Life in Islam female excision and cultural accomodation in the Medieval Near East," International Journal of Middle East.

"Refreshingly balanced and brilliantly insightful, this book is a major scholarly contribution to the history of women in Islam. It is must reading for any social science or humanities course on the Middle East or Islam."—Eliz Sanasarian, International Journal of Middle East Studies.

Much of the lively and often heated debate on the role of women in Islam and Middle Eastern society is grounded in different readings of primary Arabic, Persian, Turkish and other sources and Read more. Women in Islam and the Middle East book Sexual assault] First off, thanks to reader EDB5Fold for recommending that I read author Leila Ahmed, PhD, whose book Women and Gender In Islam is the focus of this post.

I chose to read this book primarily because it is a historical account of the status of women in the Middle East that is written by a Muslim feminist woman from : Fannie Wolfe.

In order to distinguish what was distinctive about the earliest Islamic doctrine on women, Ahmed first describes the gender systems in place in the Middle East before the rise of Islam.

She then focuses on those Arab societies that played a key role in elaborating the dominant Islamic discourses about women and gender: Arabia during the period.

Women and the Occupation of Iraq (, with Nicola Pratt, University of California Press) and Secularism, Gender and the State in the Middle East: The Egyptian Women’s Movement (, CUP). Her co-edited book with Deborah al-Najjar entitled We are Iraqis: Aesthetics & Politics in a Time of War (Syracuse University Press) won the Arab.

Are Islamic societies inherently oppressive to women. Is the trend among Islamic women to appear once again in veils and other traditional clothing a symbol of regression or an effort to return to a "pure" Islam that was just and fair to both sexes.

In this book Leila Ahmed adds a new perspective to the current debate about women and Islam by exploring its historical roots, tracing the /5(4). In time, their Muslim empire expanded to embrace a vast area including southeastern Europe, the Middle East, and most of North Afria.

The Ottoman Turks remained in power until the 's. Another Muslim empire based in Persia was very powerful during the 's and the 's. This guide highlights resources that are part of the discourse on Islam and women, including some that are useful for background information and others that provide research, analyses and opinions considering various social, political, historical and cultural scope encompasses women and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant Muslim populations.

For this revised edition of Believing Women in Islam, Asma Barlas has written two new chapters—“Abraham’s Sacrifice in the Qur’an” and “Secular/Feminism and the Qur’an”—as well as a new preface, an extended discussion of the Qur’an’s “wife-beating” verse and of men’s presumed role as women’s guardians, and other.

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Middle East Women's rights in the Islamic world. While the hajj is the oldest and most sacred ritual of Islam, it has also been brought into the 21st Century. The Saudi government is using the. Book Description. This book examines the position of women in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Although it is culturally diverse, this region shares many commonalities with relation to women that are strong, deep, and pervasive: a space-based patriarchy, a culturally strong sense of religion, a smooth co-existence of tradition and modernity, a transitional stage in.

According to a World Economic Forum report and other recent reports, Islamic nations in the Middle East and North Africa region are increasing their creation of economic and employment opportunities for women; compared, however, to every other region in the world, the Middle East and North African region ranks lowest on economic.

This is the first book to examine the troubled relationships between women, Islam and cinema. Film critic and author Gönül Dönmez-Colin explores the role of women as spectators, images and image constructors in the cinemas of the countries where Islam is the predominant religion, focusing on Iran and Turkey from the Middle East, drawing parallels from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the two.

Her new book in press (Indiana University Press) discusses Egypt’s revolutionary women and gendered corporeal resistance in the Middle East. Hafez is the author of The Terms of Empowerment: Islamic Women Activists in Egypt (), which questioned the applicability of empowerment as defined by western liberal discourse to Islamic women’s.

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.

Leaving the answers on the board, teacher will hand out pictures of Muslim women in different situations, doing various things, i.e. the Iranian soccer team at a game, high school students hanging out, on a movie and CD cover, women as doctors, teachers, scientist and engineers. Thereafter the tradition of Khadija and Aysha declined and the Middle East of the Arabian Nights emerged, making the secluded, idle harem life the ideal to which all women aspired.

This being the case, ""Early rebellion [could] emerge only among the secluded but superbly educated aristocratic women. Middle East, Islam in Islam varies widely across the Middle East in practice, legal and theological orientation, attitude toward women, and role in government and society.

The Middle East includes Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt, Palestine/Israel, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Yemen, Qatar, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Syria, and Lebanon. The entire book, Nomad, is about being stuck in the middle. Especially the beginning of the book, the first part that describes my family – I try to show just how stuck in the middle they are.

I made the crossing because I didn’t want to be stuck in the middle; I wanted to belong to this side. Middle East. The Arab Spring of confirmed this region as a centre of debates over women’s rights, though of course not all residents are Arab. Women joined in anti-colonial movements from the beginning and today support diverse political alternatives.

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.

The Creator has periodically chosen human beings to reveal His messages to humankind. Indeed, the Qur'an refers to many Prophets such as Abraham, Noah, David, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, and Jesus.

These messages and revelations culminated in Islam and in Muhammed as the last Prophet. The historical evolution and incorporation of prior messages into Islam are clearly stated in the Qur'an.

Ali Houissa, Middle East & Islamic Studies Curator Kroch Library, Cornell University Ithaca, NY [email protected] () () () In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Sana Afouaiz, an award-winning women’s rights advocate.

Invisible Women of the Middle East: True Stories is a book by Moroccan author Sana Afouaiz, exploring the deepest layers of women’s lives across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region under the shadow of patriarchal : Kourosh Ziabari.

-- International Journal of Middle East Studies "Along with its encompassing, detailed and well-crafted arguments, this book is a great contribution for students of gender, Islam and democracy and is recommended to anyone who is ready to take up fresh original research on women, Islam and politics and to hear the voices of Islamic women in.

• It’s Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race, edited by Mariam Khan, is published by Picador (£). To order a. During her scholarly career miriam cooke has explored a number of themes pertaining to Arab and Muslim women, among them the importance of complicating what she calls “the war story” (cooke ), by including the gender-specific experiences of women in war and conflict in Author: Hina Azam.

Eltahawy’s new book, Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution, expands this theme. The book more thoroughly addresses. Beginning in seventh-century Mecca and Medina, A History of Islam in 21 Women takes us around the globe, through eleventh-century Yemen and Khorasan, and into sixteenth-century Spain, Istanbul and India.

From there to nineteenth-century Persia and the African savannah, to twentieth-century Russia, Turkey, Egypt and Iraq, before arriving in present-day Europe and America. The holier-than-thou intolerance race that produced the Rushdie fatwa is one of many deadly episodes recounted by Kim Ghattas, a Lebanese.

Women in the Middle East and North Africa: A BibliographyVolume I (PDF) Volume II (PDF) Sayyid Qutb on Gender; The Status of Woman in Islamic Law (Dr. Jur., Ph.D. Christina Jones) Women in Islam; Women Living Under Muslim Laws; A Visit to the Wife of Suleiman the Magnificent (Translated from a Genoese Letter), c.

(Modern History Sourcebook).