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Women, Family, and Gender in Islamic Law

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In what ways has Islamic law discriminated against women and privileged men? What rights and power have been accorded to Muslim women, and how have they used the legal system to enhance their social and economic position? In an analysis of Islamic law through the prism of gender, Judith Tucker tackles these complex questions relating to the position of women in Islamic soc ...more
Hardcover, 255 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Cambridge University Press
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It's so duuuulllllllll. Sorry, I had to read it for class, and it took me so long to get through the readings. The info and the analysis is good and thorough and fairly researched and explained, but I wouldn't recommend it for anything other than school/research.
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