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Title Women in Muslim societies : diversity within unity / edited by Herbert L. Bodman, Nayereh Tohidi
Published Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998


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Description vii, 311 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction / Herbert L. Bodman -- 2. Gender and Religion in Hausaland: Variations in Islamic Practice in Niger and Nigeria / Barbara M. Cooper -- 3. When Modernity Confronts Traditional Practices: Female Genital Cutting in Northeast Africa / Noor J. Kassamali -- 4. Cultural Diversity Within Islam: Veils and Laws in Tunisia / M. M. Charrad -- 5. Power, Ideology, and Women's Consciousness in Postrevolutionary Iran / Hisae Nakanishi -- 6. Persisting Contradictions: Muslim Women in Syria / Bouthaina Shaaban -- 7. From Two States to One: Women's Lives in the Transformation of Yemen / Linda Boxberger -- 8. "Guardians of the Nation": Women, Islam, and the Soviet Legacy of Modernization in Azerbaijan / Nayereh Tohidi -- 9. Between Lenin and Allah: Women and Ideology in Tajikistan / Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh -- 10. Kazak Women: Living the Heritage of a Unique Past / Paula A. Michaels -- 11. Taslima Nasreen and Others: The Contest over Gender in Bangladesh / Dina M. Siddiqi
12. Urban Minangkabau Muslim Women: Modern Choices, Traditional Concerns in Indonesia / Lucy A. Whalley -- 13. Muslim Women in India: A Minority Within a Minority / Shahida Lateef -- 14. The Issues at Hand / Nayereh Tohidi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Muslim women.
Women in Islam.
Women -- Islamic countries -- Social conditions.
Author Bodman, Herbert L.
Tawḥīdī, Nayyirah.
LC no. 97040395
ISBN 1555875580 (alk. paper)
1555875785 (paperback: alk. paper)