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

Contributor(s): Saliba, Therese | Allen, Carolyn (Carolyn J.) | Howard, Judith A.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.[reprinted 2005]Description: 354 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 8125027424; 0226734285 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226734293 (paper : alk. paper).Subject(s): Muslim Women -- Islamic countries -- Social conditions | Muslim women -- Islamic countries -- Political activity | Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Islam | Women in IslamDDC classification: 305.48/6971017671
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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