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Leiden prides itself on a longstanding tradition of scholarship and publishing in the study of Islam and Muslim cultures in Western academia. From the very beginning both philological and historical approaches have been prominent in this endeavor, later extending to anthropological studies of ...
Editorial board: Jørgen S. Nielsen, University of Copenhagen and Aminah McCloud, DePaul University, Chicago
Brill's Muslim Minorities series is designed to represent scholarly research into the situation of Islam and Muslims in world regions characterised by long-term European settlement: Europe from the Atlantic through the Russian Federation, the Americas, southern Africa and Australasia. Research ...
Edited by Susanne Dahlgren and Judith Tucker
Edited by Susanne Schröter, University of Frankfurt
The volume is the first comprehensive compilation of texts on gender constructions, normative gender orders and their religious legitimizations, as well as current gender policies in Islamic Southeast Asia and contributes on current debates on gender and Islam.
Edited by Masooda Bano, University of Oxford, and Hilary Kalmbach, University of Oxford
This volume is the first to bring together analysis of contemporary female religious leadership in ideologically-diverse Muslim communities in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America, with chapters discussing the emergence, consolidation, and impact of female Islamic authority.
This study explores the mother-daughter relationship as the most fundamental and most intimate female relationship. It draws on both early and contemporary writings of Arab women to illuminate the traditional and evolving nature of mother-daughter relationships in Arab families and how these ...
Erich Kolig, University of Otago
The book offers an ethnography of the Muslim minority in New Zealand with special emphasis on policy aspects relevant to the integration of Muslims in the host society. The book also discusses many other issues, such as Muslim political representation, inner coherence of the Muslim community, ...
Raja Rhouni, Mohammed V University
This book offers a thorough and critical analysis of the work of one of the major figures in “Islamic feminism,” Fatima Mernissi. This work traces Mernissi’s intellectual trajectory from “secular” to “Islamic feminism” in order to engage in the theorization of this emerging feminism.
Ishaq Tijani, American University of Sharjah
Drawing on Marxist-feminist theory, this book examines women’s resistance to, and subversion of, patriarchal authority, as respresented in Kuwaiti women’s fiction. It demonstrates that Kuwaiti/Arabian Gulf women are not as submissive as commonly (mis)represented in academia and the media.
Franz Rosenthal with an Introduction by Geert Jan van Gelder
Humor in Early Islam, first published in 1956, is a pioneering study by the versatile and prolific scholar Franz Rosenthal (1914–2003), who (having published an article on mediaeval Arabic blurbs), should have written this text himself. It contains an annotated translation of an Arabic text on a ...
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