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Women and Gender in Islam

Historical Roots of a Modern Debate



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Women and Gender in Islam by Leila Ahmed
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This book presents an historical overview of women and gender in Islam. It is written from a feminist perspective, using the analytic tools of contemporary gender studies. The results of its investigations cast new light on the issues covered.

Author Biography

Leila Ahmed is professor of women's studies and director of the Near Eastern Area Studies Program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and faculty associate at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.
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July 28th, 1993
Country of Publication
United States
Yale University Press
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