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Published: 10 October 2013

1428 Pages


ISBN: 9780199764464

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

Editor-in-chief: Natana J. Delong-Bas, Editorial Board member: Asma Afsaruddin, Hibba Abugideiri, Heba Ezzat, and John L. Esposito

  • More than 450 signed A-Z entries, by more than 250 international scholars, make this the authoritative resource on the subject.
  • Includes a topical outline of contents arranged by conceptual category, plus a general index to aid and guide research.
  • Organized around the central conceptual themes in research on Islam and women: Theory, Practice, and Interpretation of Religion; Self and Body; Immigration and Minorities; Sharia, Fiqh, Philosophy, and Reason; Culture and Expression; Wealth, Welfare and Labor; Politics and Polity; Scholarly Approaches and Theoretical Constructs; Community and Society, and Science, Medicine and Education.
  • Major focus on contemporary issues

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