Islam and Gender: Major Issues and Debates (Paperback)
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Islam and Gender: Major Issues and Debates (Paperback)

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Paperback 248 Pages / Published: 02/06/2020
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Given the intense political scrutiny of Islam and Muslims, which often centre on gendered concerns, Islam and Gender: Major Issues and Debates is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the key topics, problems and debates in this engaging subject. Split into three parts, this book places the discussion in its historical context, provides up-to-date case studies and delves into contemporary debate on the subject. This book includes discussion of the following important topics:

Marriage and divorce

Interpretations of the Qur'an and Sunna

Male and female sexuality and sexual diversity

Classical Islamic thought on masculinity and femininity

Gender and hadith

Polygamy and inheritance

Adultery and sexual violence

Veiling, female circumcision and crimes of honour

Lived religiosities

Gender justice in Islam.

Islam and Gender is essential reading for students in religious studies, Islamic studies and gender studies as well as those in related fields, such as cultural studies, politics, area studies, sociology, anthropology and history.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9780815396703
Number of pages: 248
Dimensions: 248 x 171 mm

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