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Muslim women in contemporary societies

Conference on the Status of Muslim Women in Contemporary Societies (2007 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Muslim women in contemporary societies

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by Conference on the Status of Muslim Women in Contemporary Societies (2007 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

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Published by IIUM Press, IIMU in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Hassan Ahmed Ibrahim, Zaleha Kamarudin.
ContributionsIbrahim, Hassan Ahmed., Zaleha Kamaruddin., International Islamic University Malaysia., International Institute for Muslim Unity.
The Physical Object
Pagination392 p. :
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23689144M
ISBN 109789833855995
LC Control Number2009318651
OCLC/WorldCa432595891

As these leading Muslim women scholars, activists, artists and religious and civil society leaders – representing 25+ countries – joined together to develop a holistic and comprehensive vision for improving the position of Muslim women around the globe, WISE was born. Extraordinary Women from the Muslim World /by Natalie Maydell (Author), Sep Riahi (Author), Heba Amin (Illustrator) 13 Muslim women in history who have lived extraordinary lives and influenced their communities in a positive way, often overcoming extreme hardship and inaccurate stereotypes that have been placed on the role of women in : Ali Houissa.

Fortunately, we now have Asma Afsaruddin’s new book, Contemporary Issues in Islam, which presents an openly liberal Muslim argument that Islam is (or should be) democratic, peaceful, empowering to women, and a collegial participant in interfaith dialogue.' - Scott C. Lucas, Los Angeles Review of Books. One of the most controversial and emotionally charged aspects of this revival has been its effect on women in Muslim societies. The essays collected in this book place this issue in its historical context and offer case studies of Muslim societies from North Africa to Southeast Asia.

The discourse on religious ‘reform’ in Muslim societies has largely centred on the figure of the Muslim woman. This has been an ongoing process, evolving throughout the . The book explores ways in which Muslim women are portrayed, alongside their experiences of being Muslim and part of a predominantly western culture. It engages with Muslim women living predominantly in the United Kingdom, with contributions from other countries such as Australia, America and Sweden. Religious prejudice is a major theme that permeates the book, providing .


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1 Contemporary Issues of Women and Islam in Muslim Societies (pp. ) When the PDIP (Partai Demokrasi Indonesia Perjuangan, Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle) – a political party led by Megawati Soekarnoputri – won the general election init produced a massive reaction in the political, social, and religious spheres.

Conference on the Status of Muslim Women in Contemporary Societies ( Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) Muslim women in contemporary societies. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: IIUM Press: IIMU, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life Is the first peer-reviewed socio-scientific journal focused on Muslim life Closes the existing gap within the range of journals focusing on Islam. The religious lives of Muslim women / Lois Beck --Traditional affirmations concerning the role of women as found in contemporary Arab Islamic literature / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad --The determinants of social position among rural Moroccan women / Susan Schaefer Davis --The social and political roles of Arab women: a study of conflict / Nancy.

Women in Contemporary Muslim Societies Hardcover – October 1, by Jane I. Smith (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Cited by: Status Of Muslim Women In Islamic Societies – Past And Present.

By Dr. M.I.H. Farooqi. 09 March, Educate a man, you educate a person. spheres or dimensions of Muslim women’s lives: ideology, law, family, economy, and politics. “The Scholarship on Women in Islamic Societies” section describes features that pervade the entire literature.

One feature is that the studies tend to align themselves on a spectrumFile Size: KB. From: The Muslim World Book Review (). Matthew Pierce SECTION III THE IMPACT OF AUTHORITY ON MUSLIM WOMEN, MUSLIM SOCIETIES, All those researching or teaching higher-level courses on Islamic authority, contemporary Muslim women, or the social and political dimensions of contemporary Islamic practice, regardless of disciplinary.

The role of women in Islamic societies, not to mention in the religion itself, is a defining issue. It is also one that remains resistant to universal dogma, with a wide range of responses to women’s social roles across the Islamic world.

Reflecting this heterogeneity, the editor of this volume has. Contains essays on Muslim society in various countries and regions, including the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula, sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, Turkey and Eastern Europe, the US and Canada, and Australia and the Pacific.

Topics covered include architecture, religion, language, and anthropology of modern Muslim society, along with areas such as. Books shelved as muslim-women: Lori's Song: The True Story of an American Woman Held Captive in Iran by Lori Foroozandeh, Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidde.

However, women in other Muslim societies dress in many diverse fashions, drive cars, ride motorcycles, and function professionally with men in Egypt, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia and Senegal, among others. In addition, in Turkey, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Indonesia Muslim women have served as heads of their governments.

The book Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity today by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Jane I. Smith, and Kathleen Moore addresses the misconceptions that lead to a lot of the discrimination and prejudices held against Muslims, specifically Muslim by:   Written by an anthropologist, this book is extremely well articulated, well researched, and will make you question long-held assumptions.

The author urges readers not to impose sweeping generalizations on all Muslim women, and to not place blame on the religion of Islam for women's mistreatment but rather to blame the cultural and socio-political climate of 4/5. The experiences of Muslim women (Arabic: مسلمات ‎ Muslimāt, singular مسلمة Muslima) vary widely between and within different societies.

At the same time, their adherence to Islam is a shared factor that affects their lives to a varying degree and gives them a common identity that may serve to bridge the wide cultural, social, and economic differences between them. Muslim Fashion contextualizes modest wardrobe styling within Islamic and global consumer cultures, interviewing key players including designers, bloggers, shoppers, store clerks, and shop owners.

Focusing on Britain, North America, and Turkey, Lewis provides insights into the ways young Muslim women use multiple fashion systems to negotiate. The ethical debates that rage in contemporary Muslim societies reveal much about the prospects for democratic societies and a pluralist Islamic ethics in the future.

They also suggest that despite the tragic violence wrought in recent years by Boko Haram and the Islamic State in Iraq, we may yet see an age of ethical renewal across the Muslim.

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.

Muslim Fashion is an extraordinary book and an exemplary model of a feminist cultural studies approach to fashion." — Susan B. Kaiser, author of Fashion and Cultural Studies "Reina Lewis discusses Muslim dress as fashion in the United Kingdom and its networks elsewhere, eschewing its reception in mainstream media as a sign of ahistorical and Author: Reina Lewis.

But one has to wage serious struggle to promote sexual equality in contemporary Muslim societies wherein Muslim women suffer several disabilities. Again, it should be a part of democratic struggle. One can break stronghold of conservative ‘Ulama only in a tolerant, pluralistic modern democracy.

Islam and modernity is a topic of discussion in contemporary sociology of history of Islam chronicles different interpretations and approaches.

Modernity is a complex and multidimensional phenomenon rather than a unified and coherent one. It has historically had different schools of thought moving in many directions.religious texts from inside the faith that have made a difference to the lives of Muslim women, empowering many to take more active roles in contemporary societies (Jawad a, b).

A return to early Islam is important because it enables damaging overlays of pseudo-religious cultural beliefs and practice to be distanced from ‘authentic.This book brings to focus, ideas articulated by some contemporary Muslim writers during a three-day conference organized by the International Institute for Muslim Unity (IIUM), on the politico-religious and socio-economic challenges of Muslim women in our time.

Edited by Hassan Ahmed Ibrahim and Zaleha Kamaruddin, the book which features seventeen essays with an .