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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


Beyond the Poisoned Wells: Introduction

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

in Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190653378
eISBN:
9780190653408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653378.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the way hegemonic othering, patriarchy, and androcentrism impact Islamic feminist approaches to the Islamic tradition and to interreligious feminist engagement. To provide a ... More


Islamic Feminism: National and Transnational Dimensions

Susanne Schröter

in Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788553
eISBN:
9780191830419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788553.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

The aims of Islamic feminism are at once theological and socially reformist. Its proponents are often activists, as well as authors and scholars. It is linked to democratic reform movements within ... More


Ibn ʿArabī and Islamic Feminism

Saʿdiyya Shaikh

in Sufi Narratives of Intimacy: Ibn 'Arab?, Gender, and Sexuality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835333
eISBN:
9781469601939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869864_shaikh.11
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This concluding chapter outlines some of the central differences between the interpretation of Ibn Άrabī's work presented in this book and other contemporary interpretations of his work. It begins ... More


Autonomy and the Secular: Do Muslim Women Need Freedom?

Serene J. Khader

in Decolonizing Universalism: A Transnational Feminist Ethic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190664190
eISBN:
9780190664237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664190.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The central claim of this chapter is that worldviews that embrace traditional dictates, and even ones that take certain traditional dictates to be beyond question, can be genuinely feminist. Feminism ... More


Women in the Literary Marketplace: The Anglophone Iranian Novel and the Feminist Subject

Karim Mattar

in Specters of World Literature: Orientalism, Modernity, and the Novel in the Middle East

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467032
eISBN:
9781474484671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467032.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter turns to anglophone Middle Eastern literary production as an increasingly important site for the discursive and representational worlding of the region. I focus on the anglophone Iranian ... More


The Egyptian Revolution and the Feminist Divide

Samaa Gamie

in Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479846641
eISBN:
9781479856961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

An influential female figure of the Egyptian revolution, Asmaa Mahfouz was the twenty-eight-year-old who mobilized the April 6th movement and a prominent member of Egypt's Coalition of the Youth of ... More


The Difference: Women and (In)equality

Irfan Ahmad

in Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635095
eISBN:
9781469635101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635095.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 6 documents vibrant critiques of Maududi’s Janus-like neopatriarchate. It shows how people connected to the Jamaat criticized Maududi’s position on such issues as veiling, women’s ... More


Conclusion: Democracy, Feminism, and the War on Terror

Z. Fareen Parvez

in Politicizing Islam: The Islamic Revival in France and India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190225247
eISBN:
9780190225261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225247.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

The conclusion summarizes the key findings and argument of the book: India’s pluralist model of secularism that valorized religious community, coupled with a long history of patronage, encouraged ... More


Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190653378
eISBN:
9780190653408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653378.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Interreligious feminist engagement is a legitimate and vital resource for Muslim women scholars seeking to articulate egalitarian interpretations of Islamic traditions and practices. Acknowledging ... More


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