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Women in Islam : The Western Experience

By: Roald, Anne-Sofie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2003Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (358 p.).ISBN: 9780203164457.Subject(s): Muslim women | Muslim women - Europe | Women in IslamGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women in Islam : The Western ExperienceDDC classification: 297.082 | 297.27 | 305.48 | 305.48/697104 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Theoretical and methodological reflections; Introduction; Research on Muslims; Arab Muslims in Europe; Defining the area of research; Theoretical reflections on change and changing processes; Reflections on the empirical material; Introduction; Reflections on sharia; Perceptions of women; Gender relations; Women''s political participation in Islam; Polygyny; Divorce and child custody; Female circumcision; Islamic female dress; Conclusion; Notes; List of scholars; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Investigates the ongoing debate, in both the Muslim world and the West, on the position of women in Islam. Illustrates how Islamic perceptions of women and gender relations change in Western Muslim communities.
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Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Theoretical and methodological reflections; Introduction; Research on Muslims; Arab Muslims in Europe; Defining the area of research; Theoretical reflections on change and changing processes; Reflections on the empirical material; Introduction; Reflections on sharia; Perceptions of women; Gender relations; Women''s political participation in Islam; Polygyny; Divorce and child custody; Female circumcision; Islamic female dress; Conclusion; Notes; List of scholars; Glossary; Bibliography; Index

Investigates the ongoing debate, in both the Muslim world and the West, on the position of women in Islam. Illustrates how Islamic perceptions of women and gender relations change in Western Muslim communities.

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Anne-Sofie Roald is associate professor at IMER (International Migration & Ethnic Relations), University of Malmö, Sweden. A converted Muslim of Norwegian origin, she is the author of numerous articles on women in Islam.

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