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Women and Gender in Islam

Historical Roots of a Modern Debate

by Leila Ahmed

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam,
  • Islamic studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • General,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History / General,
  • Sociology,
  • Arab countries,
  • Attitudes,
  • History,
  • Muslim women,
  • Sexism,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9419779M
    ISBN 100300055838
    ISBN 109780300055832

    An impressive social history of mores and attitudes toward women Because of the book's exceptional breadth and depth of discussion, I enthusiastically endorse Leila Ahmed's Women and Gender in Islam as a classroom text, as a reference work, and as an exemplar of what feminist cultural history can be."—Carla Petievich, Feminist Collections. Condition: New. New edition. Paperback. This book presents an historical overview of women and gender in Islam. It is written from a feminist perspective, using the analytic tools of contemporary gender studies. The results of ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. /5(K).

    Women in Islam and Muslim Realms: Books (Print & Electronic, incl. Dissertations) Research resources for the study of women in Islam; Islam and its ideology dealing with women, Muslim feminism, dress code, family and marriage, women and gender in Islam, : Ali Houissa. In Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate, Leila Ahmed adds a fresh perspective to the existing debate about women and Islam by exploring its historical roots, tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender from the ancient world to the present. Ahmed separates her book into three parts.

    Islam - Elevation of Women's Status. This book is a transcript of a public lecture by Sheikh Ali Al-Timimi to a mixed Muslim and non-Muslim audience at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Ths is a work that deals with women in Islam, their roles and status. Azeri Muslim Women of the Caucasus Muslim Benevolent Society, Tblisi, Georgia (Photo Credit: Wikipedia) Muftah members only A Review of the Classic Book “Women and Gender in Islam.


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Women and Gender in Islam by Leila Ahmed Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 in which Islam was founded; Iraq during the classical age, when the prescriptive core of legal and religious discourse on women was formulated; and Egypt during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when exposure to Western societies led to Cited by:   Women and Gender in Islam book Ahmed’s groundbreaking work, Women and gender in Islam, is an extremely well-researched and informative introduction to a history of women in Islam, though, as with any such work with broad ambitions, there are shortcomings in terms of coverage.

(For a good overview of her argument in the book, read the conclusion)/5. Women and Gender in Islam Paperback – January 1, by Leila Ahmed (Author)/5(53). 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 in which Islam was founded; Iraq during the classical age, when the prescriptive core of legal and religious discourse on women was formulated; and Egypt during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when exposure to Western societies led to /5(4).

In this book Leila Ahmed adds a new perspective to the current debate about women and Islam by exploring its historical roots, tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender from the ancient world to the present.

In this book Leila Ahmed adds a new perspective to the current debate about women and Islam by exploring its historical roots, tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender from the ancient world to the present.

Women and Gender in Islam Book Summary: Explores the historical roots of the debate about women in Islamic societies by tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender up to the present.

The book describes the gender systems in place in the Middle East both before and after the rise of Islam. Women's Reform in Islam.

Author: Amina Wadud,Islamic Studies Professor Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Amina Wadud; Publisher: Oneworld Academic ISBN: N.A Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» An examination of the efforts of Muslim women throughout the world to acquire equal status while preserving Muslim ideals is an introduction to the feminist.

The only general accounts of women in Arab or Muslim history available when I started to research this book (some ten years ago) were such works as Wiebke Walther’sWoman in Islam,an attractively illustrated book, more anecdotal than analytical, which took little if any notice of the perspectives on women in history that contemporary feminist research on Western women, and to some extent on Arab women.

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.

Leila Ahmed's WOMEN AND GENDER IN ISLAM is a wonderfully iconoclastic history of ideas about Muslim women. Cheerfully debunking every stereotype American readers have about women in the Islamic heartland, Ahmed weaves together theological and literary sources, statistics and travelers' tales, to create a narrative far more complex and even-handed than any other I have read on the topic/5(41).

In this book Leila Ahmed adds a new perspective to the current debate about women and Islam by exploring its historical roots, tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender 4/5(1).

Leila Ahmed’s study of the role of gender in Islamic societies is a comprehensive historic look at how women, and women’s issues, function in a system that has been traditionally hostile to them.

Explore our list of Women in Islam Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. "Women and Gender in Islam, will quickly become one of the most important treatises on gender and Islam Effectively documented, strongly argued, and passionately written."—Suad Joseph, Women, War, and History "This book stands out as particularly original, insightful and : Leila Ahmed.

Leila Ahmed's WOMEN AND GENDER IN ISLAM is a wonderfully iconoclastic history of ideas about Muslim women. Cheerfully debunking every stereotype American readers have about women in the Islamic heartland, Ahmed weaves together theological and literary sources, statistics and travelers' tales, to create a narrative far more complex and even-handed than any other I have read on the by: Explores the historical roots of the debate about women in Islamic societies by tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender up to the present.

The book describes the gender systems in place in the Middle East both before and after the rise of Islam. Year: Edition: 1st. Publisher. In this book Leila Ahmed adds a new perspective to the current debate about women and Islam by exploring its historical roots, tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender from the ancient world to the present/5(35).

Introduction. In her book ‘Gender and Women in Islam, Leila Ahmed, is apprehensive about the position of women in Islam and aspires for the complete egalitarianism among Muslims, despite of sex, in civic and personal life.

Because of the book's exceptional breadth and depth of discussion, I enthusiastically endorse Leila Ahmed'sWomen and Gender in Islam asa classroom text, as a reference work, and as an exemplar of what feminist cultural history can be."-Carla Petievich,Feminist Collections, "This is an important book that deserves to be recieved beyond its 4/5(1).

Women, Islam & Equality (National Council of Resistance of Iran) ; Women in Islam versus Women in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition: The Myth & the Reality (by Dr. Sherif Abdel Azeem); Arab Woman: Potentials and Prospects (The three articles that follow are reprints of original pieces published by Arab Perspectives in its October, issue, Vol.

1, No. 7)Author: Ali Houissa.Leila Ahmed (Arabic: لیلى أحمد ‎; born ) is an Egyptian-American scholar of Islam. In she published her book Women and Gender in Islam, which is regarded as a seminal historical analysis of the position of women in Arab Muslim ality: Egyptian.In Islam, scriptures, cultural traditions, and jurisprudence affect the relationship between men and women.

The Quran, the holiest book in Islam, indicates that men and women are spiritual Quran states: "If any do deeds of righteousness be they male or female and have faith, they will enter Heaven, and not the least injustice will be done to them.".