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Si(gh)ting Muslim Women on the U.S. Legal Landscape

Kathleen M. Moore

in The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387810
eISBN:
9780199777242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387810.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter places Muslim women in the U.S. legal landscape, and discusses tensions between women's rights and secular notions of neoliberalism. How does a state committed to egalitarian principles ... More


 Islam: A Truly American Religion?

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

American Muslims comprise the most diverse Islamic community that has ever existed. They are immigrants and American born, with more than 30 percent of their population African Americans. Most are ... More


Women: Traditions and Liberation

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Islamic discourse about women. It shows that a new feminine conscience or, more broadly speaking, an understanding of the issues linked to the question of women has emerged in ... More


Women

Ayesha S. Chaudhry

in Islamic Political Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164823
eISBN:
9781400866427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164823.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter considers the complex relationship between gender and Islamic political thought through a few snapshots: the Qur'an, female contemporaries of Muhammad, medieval Islamic scholarship, and ... More


The Redemption of Women's Liberation: Reviving Qasim Amin

Ellen Anne McLarney

in Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158488
eISBN:
9781400866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158488.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The concept of women's liberation has become an integral part of a transnational Islamic discourse, deployed in contexts as diverse as debates over the freedom to wear the headscarf in France, in the ... More


Claiming Public Space

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Jane I. Smith, and Kathleen M. Moore

in Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195177831
eISBN:
9780199850716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177831.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter deals with the public leadership roles being adopted by Muslim women which are vital in the process of defining, and redefining, the meaning of American Islam. It also discusses Azizah, ... More


The Islamic Homeland: Iman Mustafa on Women's Work

Ellen Anne McLarney

in Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158488
eISBN:
9781400866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158488.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter traces the proliferation of debates over women's work—tangled dialectics among development experts, feminists, academics, politicians, Marxists, Azharis, Islamists, and journalists like ... More


The Islamic Public Sphere and the Subject of Gender: The Politics of the Personal

Ellen Anne McLarney

in Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158488
eISBN:
9781400866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158488.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book is about the soft force of Islamic cultural production in the decades leading up to the 2011 revolution in Egypt. ... More


The Age and its Women

Bharathi Ray

in Early Feminists of Colonial India: Sarala Devi Chaudhurani and Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198083818
eISBN:
9780199082186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198083818.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter offers an overview of nineteenth century Bengali society, and the prevailing condition of women, both Hindu and Muslim. Dual standards of morality—a differential code of behaviour ... More


“I Didn't Want to Have That Outcast Belief about Alcohol”: Muslim Women Encounter Drinking Cultures on Campus

Shabana Mir

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter shows how nondrinking can render Muslim female students “outcast” and Other or marginal to campus culture. Participants in the study — those who drank and those who did not — claimed ... More


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