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Women in Islam and the Middle East: A Reader
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Introduction [PDF]. To read these interviews from almost two decades ago is to be struck by how much the world and Middle Eastern studies have changed since.
For the new prominence of scholarship about women, no little credit is due Nikki Keddie. Graduate students will benefit from reading Keddie's nuanced understanding of the field's development from her perspective in and nearly a quarter of a century later. Russell, Choice.
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It is an important addition to the library of anyone interested in this subject. Voll, Journal of Social History. It is also an intriguing experiment in combining genres from a pioneer of Middle Eastern women's history.
This timely volume, representing a broad cross-section of this reformist trend in countries ranging from Malaysia to Algeria and Morocco, brings together the writings of thirteen of the most renowned and influential Muslim thinkers alive today. Individually and collectively, they argue for reforms in Islamic theology and jurisprudence and for reinterpretations of popular notions of Islam that are consistent with and supportive of the tenets of modern life.
Their essays include broad overviews of Islam, its core principles, and the complex relationship between Islam, democracy, and civil rights; three works by Muslim feminist intellectuals; and more.
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The volume also places the life, career, and arguments of each thinker in national and historical context. Copub: I. His specialties include political development, comparative politics, and Middle Eastern Studies. Books Digital Products Journals. Disciplines Religion Islam.