Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online
Edited by Suad Joseph
The Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures (EWIC) is an interdisciplinary, trans-historical, and global project embracing women and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant Muslim populations. It aims to cover every topic for which there is significant research, examining these regions from the period just before the rise of Islam to the present. A unique collaboration of over 1000 scholars from around the world, the Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a ground-breaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world. No other reference work offers this scale of contributions or depth and breadth of coverage.
The Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures covers all volumes plus the Supplement and Index Volume of the print edition, covering the following subjects:
- Methodologies, Paradigms and Sources (volume 1)
- Family, Law and Politics (volume 2)
- Family, Body, Sexuality and Health (volume 3)
- Economics, Education, Mobility and Space (volume 4)
- Practices, Interpretations and Representations (volume 5)
Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online is an essential reference work for students and researchers in the fields of gender studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic studies, as well as scholars of religion, history, politics, anthropology, geography and related disciplines.
Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online is also available in print, visit brill.com/ewic for more information.
Features and Benefits
- The only reference work of its kind
- Contributions from over 1,000 scholars in the field
- More than 400 thematic, regional or disciplinary entries
- Up-to-date research and bibliographies make it indispensable for all levels of users
- Updated twice a year with new articles, images
- Accessible style for a wider audience