Women Under Islam: Gender, Justice and the Politics of Islamic Law

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How Islam treats women is one of the most hotly contested questions of our times. Islamic law is often misrepresented as a single monolithic concept, rather than a collection of different interpretations and practices. To move the debate on Islamic law and gender forward, it is necessary to establish how Islamic law actually operates. In this groundbreaking work, Chris Jones-Pauly explores what conditions sustain the most liberal interpretation of Islamic law on gender issues. She examines the different interpretations, ...

Women Under Islam: Gender, Justice and the Politics of Islamic Law 2011, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781845113865

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