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Islamic feminism

Islamic feminism

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Published by Tampere Peace Research Institute in Tampere .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muslim women -- 21st century,
  • Muslim women -- Religious life,
  • Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • Women in Islam

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnitta Kynsilehto (ed.).
    SeriesTampere Peace Research Institute. Occasional paper -- no. 96
    ContributionsKynsilehto, Anitta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1170 .I875 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23225614M
    ISBN 109789517062114
    LC Control Number2009388888


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This book describes Fernea's personal quest for Islamic feminism throughout the Middle East. Each chapter describes her experiences in a different country. It is never made clear whether the ordering of the chapters corresponds to the chronology of her visits, although she mentions in the beginning that she began inand the most recent Cited by: A good book that analyses the position of women in certain Muslim countries.

In the chapter concerning Egypt, the author Islamic feminism book with many Egyptian women, mostly activist in the social an literary fields.

She also writes about Muslim women in USA/5. This was widely regarded as the first, or a pioneering book-length text of Islamic feminism, that is, using Islamic sources, the Qur’an and hadith (sayings and deeds of the Prophet Muhammad), and revisiting fiqh or Islamic jurisprudence in articulating understandings of gender equality and social justice.

Islamic Feminism, Feminist/Progressive/Gender-Egalitarian Interpretations of Islam Islamic feminism book scholarship that challenges dominant orientalist (re)presentations of Muslims/Islam and the dominant mainstream interpretations of Islam and Muslim women) Listed in order of author’s last name.

P.S. Through a careful sociological and ethnographic account of Moroccan feminist and Islamist women’s organizations, Zakia Salime shows how the two have transformed each other through decades of activism, debate, and engagement.

This is an indispensable book for sociologists of gender, religion, politics, feminism, the Middle East, and Islam. ix, pages ; 23 cm "Many in the West Islamic feminism book feminism and Islam as a contradiction in terms.

However, this is a grave misconception as Margot Badran illustrates in this career-spanning collection of influential essays. Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives is the title of Saudi scholar Mai Yamani's book comprising the essays of a substantial number of women scholars who are articulating an emerging Islamic feminism.

(Published for CIMEL by Ithaca Press, ). Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) DossiersAuthor: Ali Houissa. contest Islamic feminism as the only culturally suitable solution for Muslim societies, as 1 Margot Badran and Miriam Cooke, òIntroductionˮ.

In Opening the Gates: An Anthology of Arab Feminist Writing, ed. Margot Badran and Miriam Cooke, (Indiana: Indiana University Press, ), xv-xvii 2 Margot Badran, Feminism in Islam.

Hybrid feminism, according to Ahmed-Ghosh, occupies an in-between position, incorporating aspects of both secular feminism and Islamic feminism. Badran, however, elucidates some differences between secular feminism and Islamic feminism book feminism in her book, “Feminism in Islam: Secular and Religious Convergences.”.

Islamic feminism is defined by Islamic scholars as being more radical than secular feminism and as being anchored within the discourse of Islam with the Quran as its central text.

As a "school of thought", it is said to refer to Moroccan sociologist " Fatema Mernissi. From the writing of her first book, Beyond the Veil: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society () Mernissi has sought to reclaim the ideological discourse on women and sexuality from the stranglehold of critically examines the classical corpus of religious-juristic texts, including the hadith, and reinterprets them from a feminist perspective.

DOI link for Islamic Feminism. Islamic Feminism book. Discourses on Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Islam. Islamic Feminism. DOI link for Islamic Feminism. Islamic Feminism book. Discourses on Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Islam.

By Lana Sirri. Edition 1st Edition. First Published “Alessandra L. González’s book focuses on the emergence and development of Islamic feminism in Kuwait. The book is well written and accessible. Initially, it is aimed at scholars and students of Middle Eastern Studies.

Above all, it is a noteworthy contribution to women’s strategies in negotiating the political sphere, and it could Cited by: 8. Malaysian Islamic feminists have not faced much resistance from the government; indeed, when Sisters in Islam was founded, Mahathir bin Mohamad, Malaysia’s prime minister at the time, expressed.

10 Incredible Books By Muslim Women Writers. Read them all. Pakistani writer Khan explores themes of sex, love, feminism, faith, and family bonds, all set against a backdrop of a Author: Kristin Iversen.

Pioneering Islamic feminist theologian Amina Wadud in her book Inside the Gender Jihad takes her thinking forward into new bold zones. Such scholars are moving beyond the confines of classical fiqh and tafsir and provide new ways on understanding the.

In an age when Western feminism is continuously undergoing redefinition, the struggles of women in Muslim countries are often overlooked.

This volume illustrates how women in Islamic societies have become more actively involved not only in learning their rights under the sharia (Islamic law) but in rereading this law to improve their status and gain increased equality and freedom.

Unsettling a common claim that "feminism is Western" and dismantling the alleged opposition between feminism and Islam, the book demonstrates how the Egyptian feminist movement in the first half of this century both advanced the nationalist cause and worked within the parameters of Islam.

‎"Islamic feminism" would seem a contradiction in terms to most Westerners. We are taught to think of Islam as a culture wherein social code and religious law alike force women to accept male authority and surrender to the veil. How could feminism emerge under such a code, let alone flourish.

Now, tr. Islam and feminism are often thought of as incompatible. Through a vivid ethnography of Muslim and secular women activists in Jakarta, Indonesia, Rachel Rinaldo shows that this is not always the case. Examining a feminist NGO, Muslim women's organizations, and a Muslim political party, Rinaldo reveals that democratization and the Islamic revival in Indonesia are shaping new forms of personal.

Islamic feminism critiques Islamic patriarchy by historicizing and reinterpreting sources of scriptural authority. Secular feminists, however, rule out any possible compatibility between feminism and Islam. Belgian social scientist Ghaliya Djelloul reviews the arguments and suggests a way past restrictive dichotomies.

You know, I have to read Mona’s book before I can include it in the list. I find her to be one of the more problematic Muslim feminists (like Asra Nomani – I’m not a fan of Asra’s, either), and I’m hesitant to include her book in a list of feminist Muslim literature/scholarship that challenges either a) traditional Muslim claims/expectations about gender issues, or b) orientalist.

“Alessandra L. González’s book focuses on the emergence and development of Islamic feminism in Kuwait.

The book is well written and accessible. Initially, it is aimed at scholars and students of Middle Eastern Studies. Above all, it is a noteworthy contribution to women’s strategies in negotiating the political sphere, and it could.

Book Description. A Genealogy of Islamic Feminism offers a new insight on the changing relationship between Islam and feminism from the colonial era in the s to the early s in Indonesia.

The book juxtaposes both colonial and postcolonial sites to show the changes and the patterns of the encounters between Islam and feminism within the global and local nexus. book Feminism and Islam.6 Nilüfer Göle, in The Forbidden Modern, used the term Islamic feminism to describe a new feminist paradigm emerging in Turkey.7 Also, South African activist Shamima Sheikh frequently employed the term Islamic feminism in her speeches and articles.

By the mids. Books on Islamic Feminism Originally posted on my Wordpress blog. Below is a list of books that I highly recommend to anyone interested in understanding re-interpretations of Islam, alternative readings to the traditionalist ones that are largely patriarchal in nature, or otherwise scholarship that complicate simplified ideas of Islam, women.

Muslim women, as well as Muslim men, see every body as a sacred temple, especially the female body. Opposed to exposing themselves, it is through modesty. When we think of modern feminists we should stray away from the new American trends and start looking to what we have always thought as a contradiction; Muslim feminists.

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The book juxtaposes both colonial and postcolonial sites to show the changes and the patterns of the encounters between Islam and feminism within the global and local : Etin Anwar. Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco - Ebook written by Zakia Salime. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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In her book "In Search of Islamic Feminism: One Woman's Global Journey", Elizabeth Warnock Fernea helps us understand and appreciate Muslim society and its struggle with modern life through an.

Introduction. Feminism is a secular ideology and Islam today rests on fundamentalist foundations. Those who advocate that feminist projects be conducted within an Islamic framework have clearly despaired of secular options for change without considering how have elaborated Lila’s argument against the possibility of the coexistence of Islam and feminism because it explains the anxiety many.

The expression “Islamic feminism” (al-Nasawiyya l-Islamiyya) is used in the current literature to refer to various brands of feminist thinking that Author: Fatima Sadiqi. Islamic feminism is a transnational movement that seeks to reinscribe questions of gender and women’s rights into Islamic thought and practice.

In other words, Islamic feminism “is a feminist discourse and practice articulated within an Islamic paradigm” (Badran). Islam and feminism have contradictory views on the most fundamental issues in metaphysics, ethics, social and political philosophy and theology.

Muslim women have also argued that feminism is an ideology relevant only to the lives of Western affluent women, and that even for them it has only resulted in making them into quasi men or sex objects.

is the first professor of Women’s Studies in Religion at Harvard University. As an Egyptian-American scholar on Islamic feminism and Islam, Ahmed has published a number of highly informative works addressing the complexities of feminism in Muslim life. Ahmed’s previous works include Women and Gender in Islam.

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Some argue that Islamic feminism is confined to religious scholars with specific religious literacy and interpretive skills. Al-Sharmani makes the argument that this idea excludes Muslim women from the general conversation, “Islamic feminism, whether in the form of a knowledge project or a political movement, has been either too quickly.

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