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Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

Ellen Anne McLarney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158488
eISBN:
9781400866441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158488.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

In the decades leading up to the Arab Spring in 2011, when Hosni Mubarak's authoritarian regime was swept from power in Egypt, Muslim women took a leading role in developing a robust Islamist ... More


Global Politics, Islamic Finance and Islamist Politics Before and After 11 September 2001

Ibrahim Warde

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since its inception in the mid-1970s, Islamic finance was been firmly embedded within the US-centred international economic order under the tutelage of Saudi-supported pan-Islamism. With the end of ... More


Subversive Veiling: Beyond the Binary of the Secular and the Religious

Zakia Salime

in Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816651337
eISBN:
9781452946085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816651337.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter points out areas where the feminist and Islamist women’s movements are overlapping or divided along ideological lines. It talks about the state’s intervention to reform the family law ... More


Religious Freedom in Postrevolutionary Tunisia

Nadia Marzouki

in Politics of Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226248479
eISBN:
9780226248646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Marzouki considers Nahda’s efforts to include a new provision in the Tunisian constitution recognizing sharia as “the main source of legislation” and limiting freedom of expression on certain ... More


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