Women and Gender in Islam by Leila Ahmed Ph.D
Historical Roots of a Modern Debate

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Explores the historical roots of the debate about women in Islamic societies by tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender up to the present. The book describes the gender systems in place in the Middle East both before and after the rise of Islam.
 

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Published February 26, 1992 by Yale University Press. 320 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Gay & Lesbian. Non-fiction

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