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Self-determination and women"s rights in Muslim societies

Chitra Raghavan

Self-determination and women"s rights in Muslim societies

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Published by Brandeis University Press in Waltham, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Equality before the law,
  • Legal status, laws,
  • Islam,
  • Women"s rights

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Chitra Raghavan and James P. Levine
    SeriesHBI series on gender, culture, religion, and law
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK644 .S45 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25247507M
    ISBN 109781611682793, 9781611682809, 9781611682816
    LC Control Number2012010139

      This article locates imaginative aspects of human subjectivity as a feminist issue by reviewing the concept of agency in the genealogy of Muslim and Middle Eastern women in anthropological and ethnographic literature. It suggests that, if feminist scholarship of the Middle East would continue approaching to Muslim women’s agency -as it has been doing for decades-, it should Cited by: 3. autonomy and right to self‐determination; this includes special care to protect the mother‐baby pair as well as women in a context of marginalization or heightened vulnerability (e.g., adolescents, ethnic minorities, and RESPECTFUL MATERNITY CARE: THE .


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Contradicting the views commonly held by westerners, many Muslim countries in fact engage in a wide spectrum of reform, with the status of women as a central dimension.

This anthology counters the myth that Islam and feminism are always or necessarily in by: 2. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Self-Determination and Women's Rights in Muslim Societies. Click on image to preview book. Editors: Chitra Raghavan and James P. Levine Foreword: Jeremy Travis Series: Brandeis Series on Gender, Culture, Religion and Law Contradicting the views commonly held by Westerners, many Muslim countries in fact engage in a wide spectrum of reform, with the status of women as a central dimension.

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Self-Determination and Women’s Rights in Muslim Societies Chitra Raghavan, ed.; James P. Levine, ed.; Jeremy Travis, fwd. Brandeis Series on Gender, Culture, Religion, and Law Brandeis • pp. 6 x 9" Sexuality & Gender Studies / Islamic Law / Women's Studies / Islam $ Paperback, $ Hardcover, The issue of gender inequality is an acute problem in countries where women's lives are governed by laws, and configured by customs and traditions, said to derive from Islam.

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to Muslim feminists: the basic Qur’anic ethic of the sovereign right of both women and men as human beings who have the freedom of self-determination.” (Woodcock, n.d., p. 2/6) Islamic feminists struggle to define their identity within the constraints of present-day Islam byFile Size: KB.

Despite the rights fixed for women in Islam, lack of accurate understanding of the Shari'ah in a number of Islamic societies and interference of ethnic rituals and traditions has caused women’s rights to be disregarded.

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Why U.S. can’t deliver women’s rights to Afghanistan. By wrote that Western attempts to impose its will onto foreign societies is “contrary to the Western values of self-determination and democracy.” Indeed, what truly “clashes” is the liberal tolerance of diverse cultures and perspectives against the liberal interventions.

To clarify what we mean by stating that cultural reductionism is a universal assault on women’s agency, self-determination, and autonomy, we will elaborate and analyze the Right’s narrative on the position of women in Muslim societies, and its implications for women in the “West.” Two notes before we begin.Chitra Raghavan has written: 'Self-determination and women's rights in Muslim societies' -- subject(s): Women, Equality before the law, Legal status, laws, Islam, Women's rights Asked in Islam.