Bibliography: Women in Islam

Women in Islam and the Middle East Bibliography

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•    Adeney, Miriam. Daughters of Islam: Building Bridges with Muslim Women. Inter-Varsity Press 2002.
•    Adeney, Miriam. Lifting the Veil: The World of Muslim Women. Gabriel Publishing. 2003.
•    Afkhami, Mahnaz and Friedl, Erika. Muslim Women and the Politics of Participation, Implementing the Beijing Platform, Syracuse University Press, 1997.
•    Afkhami, Mahnaz. Faith and Freedom: Women's Human Rights in the Muslim World (Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Middle East), Syracuse University Press, 1995.
•    Afzal-Khan, Fawzia. Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out. Interlink. 2004
•    Ahmed, Leila. Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate, Yale University Press 1993
•    Alam, S. Gender, Politics and Islam. University of Chicago Press, 2002.
•    Al-Ashmawy, Muhammad Said; Fluehr-Lobban, Carolyn (ed). Against Islamic Extremism: The Writings of Muhammad Said Al-Ashmawy. University Press of Florida. 2003.
•    Ali, Ayaan Hirsi. The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam. Free Press. 2008.
•    Ali, Ayaan Hirsi; Mijlstra, Josie. Insoumise. Robert Laffont. 2005.
•    Ali, Kecia: Sexual Ethics in Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur'an, Hadith, and Jurisprudence. Oneworld Publications. 2006
•    Ali, Shaheen Sardar. Gender and Human Rights in Islam and International Law - Equal Before Allah, Unequal Before Man?, Kluwer, 2000.
•    Amara, Fadela; Zappi, Sylvia; Chenut, Helen: Breaking the Silence: French Women's Voices from the Ghetto.University of California Press. 2006.
•    Amdouni, Hassan. Le hijab de la femme musulmane: Les règles juridiques de l'habit et de la toilette de la femme musulmane. Brochè. 2005.
•    Amin, Q., The Liberation of Women. The New Woman. American University in Cairo Press, Cairo, 1992.
•    Anwar, Etin. Gender and Self in Islam. RoutledgeCurzon. 2005
•    Arat, Yesim. Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy. State University of New York Press. 2005
•    Asghar Ali. Islam, Women and Gender Justice. Gyan Publishing House. 2003
•    Asghar Ali. The Qur'an, Women and Modern Society. New dawn Press. 2004
•    Ask, Karin and Tjomsland, Marit (Eds.). Women and Islamization: Contemporary Dimensions of Discourse on Gender Relations, Berg Publishers, 1998.
•    Assoulien, Florence. Musulmanes: un chance pour l'Islam, Paris, Flammarion, 1992.
•    Awde, Nicholas (ed). Women in Islam: An Anthology from the Quran and Hadiths. DH Books 2005
•    Babès, Leïla. Le voile démystifié. Bayard Centurion. 2004. 
•    Badran Margot. Feminists, Islam and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1995
•    Badran, Margot. Feminism in Islam: Secular and Religious Convergences. Oneworld Publications 2008
•    Baker, Miriam. The Feminine Face of Islam. Godfield Press 2004
•    Barazangi, Nimat Hafez. Woman's Identity and the Qur'an: A New Reading. University Press of Florida. 2005
•    Bayes, J. Globalization Gender Religion: The Politics of Women's Rights in Catholic and Muslim Contexts, Saint Martin's Press, 2001
•    Beck, Lois, Keddie, Nikki R.Women in the Muslim World. Harvard University Press. 1978.
•    Bell, Haj Dawud. Introduction to Islam: An Explanation for Western Readers. Trafford Publishing. 2006.
•    Ben Mansour, Latifa. Les mensonges des intégristes. Editions du Rocher. 2004.
•    Ben Youssef Zayzafoon, Lamia. The Production of the Muslim Woman: Negotiating Text, History, and Ideology. Lexington Books. 2005.
•    Bewly, Aisha. Empowering of Women. Ta-Ha Publishers. 1999.
•    Bezard Alain. A propos du foulard islamique, in "Les Petites Affiches. La loi", 1994, vol. 383, n. 143
•    Bivins, Mary Wren. Telling Stories, Making Histories: Women, Words, and Islam in Nineteenth Century Hausaland and the Sokoto Caliphate. Heineman. 2007
•    Bodman, Herbert L; Tohidi, Nayereh E - Eds. Women in Muslim Society, Diversity within Unity, Lynne Rienners Publishers, 1998.
•    Bowen, John R. Why the French Don't Like Headscarves: Islam, the State, and Public Space. Princeton University Press. 2006.
•    Bullock, Katherine. Rethinking Muslim Women and the Veil: Challenging Historical and Modern Stereotypes. International Institute of Islamic Thought. 2007.
•    Burlas, Asma. Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Quran. Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers. 2005.
•    Caner, Ergun Mehmet. Voices Behind the Veil: Women on the Women of Islam. Kregel Publications 2004.
•    CARLIER J.Y., Le statut personnel des musulmans: droit comparé et droit international privé. Brylant, Bruxelles, 1992.
•    Chaar Abdel-Maoula Samia. Fondements de la liberté de la femme dans le droit musulman. Paris, Cujas, 1984.
•    Chatty, Dawn and Rabo, Annika - Eds. Organizing Women: Formal and Informal Women's Groups in the Middle East (Cross-cultural Perspectives on Women), Beg Publishers, 1997
•    Chinkin, Christine. Women's human rights: Guaranteed by universal standards or discounted by cultural bias?, The Hague-Boston-London, Nijhoff, 1997.
•    Chouqqa, Abou. Encyclopédie de la Femme en Islam. Al Qalam 2007.
•    Cooke, Miriam. Women Claim Islam: Creating Islamic Feminism Through Literature, Routledge, 2000.
•    Cortese, Delia; Calderini, Simonetta. Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam. Edinburgh University Press 2005.
•    Cuffel, Alexandra (Editor); Britt, Brian (Editor). Religion, Gender, and Culture in the Pre-Modern World. Palgrave Macmillan. 2007.
•    Dalacoura, Katerina. Islam, Liberalism and Human Rights. I. B. Tauris; 3 edition. 2007.
•    Dayan-Herzbrun, Sonia. Femmes et politique au Moyen-Orient. Editions L'Harmattan. 2005.
•    Deeb, L. An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi'i Beirut. Princeton University Press. 2006.
•    Deveaux, Monique. Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States. Oxford University Press. 2007.
•    •    Djitli, Leïla; Troubac, Sophie. Lettre ouverte à ma fille qui veut porter le voile. Editions de La Martinière. 2004.
•    Dubreuil, Sophie. Sous le voile. Seuil. 2005.
•    Edge, Ian ed. Islamic Law and Legal Theory. Dartmouth Publ. Comp 1996.
•    El Fadl, Khaled Abou. Speaking in God's Name: Islamic Law, Authority and Women. Oneworld Publications 2001.
•    El Guindi, Fadwa. Veil. Modesty, Privacy and Resistance. New York University Press. 1999.
•    El-Azhary Sonbol, Amira (Editor). Beyond the Exotic: Women's Histories in Islamic Societies (Gender, Culture & Politics in the Middle East S.) Syracuse University Press. 2005.
•    El-Solh, Camilla Fawzi and Mabro, Judy. Muslim Women's Choices. Berg Publishers 1994. 
•    Engineer, Asghar Ali. The rights of women in Islam, C. Hurst & Co, 1992.
•    Esposito, John L & DeLong-Bas, Natana - Eds.. Women in Muslim Family Law, Syracuse University Press, 2002.
•    Esposito, John L & Y.Haddad, Yvonne - Eds. Islam, Gender, & Social Change. Oxford University Press, 1998.
•    Fahmy, Mansour. La Condition de la femme dans l'islam. Broché 2003.
•    Falah, Ghazi-Walid (Editor); Nagel, Caroline (Editor). The Geographies of Muslim Women: Gender, Religion, Space. Guilford Press. 2005.
•    Fatima Mernissi. Islam and Democracy. Fear of the modern world, Luchterhand, 1992.
•    Fatima Mernissi. The Veil and the Male elite, Perseus Publishing, 1992.
•    Fatima Mernissi. Women's Rebellion and Islamic Memory. Zed Books Ltd 1996. London UK
•    Ferree, Myra Marx (Editor); Tripp, Aili Mari (Editor). Global Feminism: Transnational Women's Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights: Transnational Women's Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights. NYU Press. 2006.
•    Gaïd, Tahar. Les femmes dans le Coran : Récits, études et analyses à la lumière de la tradition musulmane. Iqra. 2006.
•    Gassan, Asha, Du statut inférieur de la femme en Islam, L'Harmattan, 1997.
•    Gauch, Suzanne. Liberating Shahrazad: Feminism, Postcolonialism, and Islam. University of Minnesota Press. 2006.
•    Gerami, Shahin. Women and Fundamentalism, Islam and Christianity. Garland publishing Ltd. 1996.
•    Gole, Nilufer. The Forbidden Modern: Civilization and Veiling, University of Michigan Press, 1996.
•    Golley, Nawar Al-Hassan. Arab Women's Lives Retold: Exploring Identity Through Writing. Syracuse University Press 2007.
•    Goodwin, Jan. Price of Honor, Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Muslim World. Little, Brown and Company, 1994.
•    Graham, Mark. How Islam Created the Modern World. Amana Publications. 2006.
•    Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck et al. Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today, Oxford University Press Inc, USA. 2006.
•    Haja, Fdal. La vie des Sahâbiyât : Femmes condisciples du Prophète. Universel. 2005.
•    Hani, Ramadan. La Femme en Islam. Poche2004.
•    Heath, Jennifer. The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam. Hidden Spring 2004.
•    Hinchcliffe, Doreen. Polygamy in Traditional and Contemporary Islamic Law, In Islam and the Modern Age, Vol 1 nr 3, 1970.
•    Howland, Courtney W. (ed.). Religious Fundamentalism and the Human Rights of Women, St. Martins Press, New York, 1999.
•    Husain, Sarah (Editor). Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War, Faith and Sexuality. Seal Press. 2006.
•    Husni, Ronak. The Status of Women in Islamic Law and Society. Routledge; 2007.
•    Hussain, Freda. Muslim Women. St. Martin's Press, Inc. 1984.
•    Hussain, Justice Aftab. Status of Women in Islam. Law Publications. 1987.
•    Ilkkarakan, Pinar (ed.). Women and Sexuality in Muslim Societies, Women for Womens Human Rights, Istanbul, 2000.
•    Imache, Djedjiga; Nour, Inès. Algériennes entre islam et islamisme. Edisud. 2007.
•    Jawad, Haifaa A., The Rights of Women in Islam: An Authentic Approach Palgrave Macmillan. 2004.
•    Jones-Pauly, Chris. Women Under Islam: Gender Justice and the Politics of Islamic Law. I.B Tauris. 2007.
•    Juliette Le Coran et les femmes. Hachette Littératures. 1996.
•    Kandiyoti, Denis (Ed.). Women, Islam and the State, Temple University Press, 1991.
•    Kazemzadeh, Masoud. Islamic Fundamentalism Feminism Pb. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 2002.
•    Lakhdhar, Latifa. Les femmes au miroir de l'orthodoxie Islamique. L'Aube 2007.
•    Lambert-Hurley. Muslim Women Reform and Princely Patronage. Routledge 2006.
•    Lamchichi, Abderrahim. Femmes et Islam : L'impératif universel d'égalité. L'Harmattan. 2006.
•    Layish, Aharon. Women and Islamic Law in a Non-Muslim State: A Study Based on Decisions of the Shari'a Courts in Israel.Transaction Publishers,U.S.; New Ed edition. 2006.
•    Layne, Jasmine. "Islam Elevates Women" Unveiling the Myth. PublishAmerica. 2004.
•    Lemu, B. Aisha; Heeren, Fatima. Woman in Islam (Perspectives of Islam). Islamic Foundation. 2007.
•    Leonetti, Isabel Taboada. Les femmes et l'Islam: Entre modernité et intégrisme. Editions L'Harmattan. 2004.
•    'Llah Murtada Mutahhari S.A. I diritti della donna nell'Islam, Centro culturale islamico europeo, Roma, 1988.
•    Mandelbaum, David Goodman. Women's Seclusion and men's honor. The University of Arizona Press. 1988. 
•    Mayer, Ann Elizabeth. Islam and Human Rights. Tradition and Politics. Westview Press, Boulder, 1995.
•    Minces Juliette. La femme voilée, Calmann-Lévy, 1990.
•    Moghadam, Valentine M. Gender and national identity: women and politics in muslim societies, Zed Books, Londra (UK), 1994.
•    Moghissi, Haideh. Feminism and Islamic fundamentalism: the limits of postmodern analysis, Zed Books, Londra (UK), 1999.
•    Moghissi, Haideh. Women and Islam: Critical Concepts in Sociology. Routledge 2004.
•    Morin, Karen M. (Editor); Guelke, Jeanne Kay (editor). Women, Religion, and Space: Global Perspectives on Gender and Faith. Syracuse University Press. 2007.
•    Murphy, Claire Rudolf et al: Daughters of the Desert: Stories of Remarkable Women from Christian, Jewish and Muslim Traditions. Skylight Path. 2005.
•    Mutahhari, Murtada: Droits de la femme en islam. Relié 2000.
•    Nadvi, S. Suleman; Ansari, Saeed. Women Companions of the Holy Prophet and Their Sacred Lives Kitabwala. 2004.
•    Nadwi Mohammad Akram. Al-Muhaddithat: The Women Scholars in Islam. Interface Publications. 2007.
•    Naseef, Fatima. Droits et Devoirs de la femme en Islam: à la lumière du Coran et de la Sunna. Broché 1999.
•    Naseef, Omar. Liberation Theology: Islam and the Feminist Agenda in the Qur'an. AuthorHouse. 2007.
•    Nashat, Guity (Author); Beck, Lois (Editor). Women in Iran from 1800 to the Islamic Republic. University of Illinois Press. 2004.
•    Nasir Jamal J. The status of women under Islamic Law and under modern Islamic legislation, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002
•    Noor Chehata M. Etendue de la capacité juridique en droit privé et public de la femme dans les pays arabes, Union des Avocats arabes, Centre d'études et de recherches juridiques, Le Caire, 1985
•    Pacini, Andrea (ed.). L'Islam e il dibattito sui diritti dell'uomo, Edizioni Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli, Torino, 1998
•    Parshall, Phil; Parshall, Julie. Lifting the Veil: The World of Muslim Women. Gabriel Publishing 2003
•    Qureshi, Iqbal. Women and Islam. Saurabh Publishing House. 2007
•    Raffard de Brienne, Daniel. L'islam et les femmes. Via Romana 2007
•    Rapoport, Yossef. Marriage, Money and Divorce in Medieval Islamic Society. Cambridge University Press. 2007
•    Rasool, Kay. My Journey Behind the Veil: Conversations with Muslim Women. Lothian Books. 2003
•    Rizzo, Helen Mary. Islam, Democracy and the Status of Women. Routledge, 2004
•    Roded, Ruth. Women in Islam and the Middle East: A Reader. I. B. Tauris; New Ed edition, 2008
•    Saadawi Nawal. The hidden face of Eve, Zed Press, London 1980
•    Sabbagh, Suha. Arab Women - Between Defiance and Restraint, Interlink Publishing Group, 2002
•    Sabbah, Fatna A. Women in the Muslim Unconscious. Pergamon Press 1984. New York USA
•    Saïah-Baudis, Ysabel; Renoux, Henri. Haram: itinéraire d'une femme arabe. Relié. 2003
•    Sait, Siraj; Lim, Hilary. Land, Law and Islam: Property and Human Rights in the Muslim World. Zed Books. 2006
•    Sakr, Naomi. Women and Media in the Middle East: Power Through Self-expression. I.B Tauris. 2004
•    Saleh, Fatwa e Al Qazwini, Moustafa. A new Perspective Women in Islam. Islamic Educational Center. 2001
•    Sancar, Asli. Ottoman Women: Myth and Reality. The Light, Inc. 2007
•    Schick, Irvin Cemil (Editor); Buturovic, Amila (Editor). Women in the Ottoman Balkans: Gender, Culture and History. I. B. Tauris 2007
•    Schimmel, Annemarie. My soul is a woman: the feminine in Islam, The American University in Cairo Press, Cairo (Egitto), 1997
•    Scott, Joan Wallach. The Politics of the Veil. Princeton University Press. 2007
•    Sedghi, Hamideh. Women and Politics in Iran: Veiling, Unveiling, and Reveiling. Cambridge University Press. 2007
•    Shaaban, Bouthaina. Both Right and Left Handed. The women's Press limited. 1988. London UK
•    Sharify-Funk, Meena. Encountering the Transnational: Women, Islam and the Politics of Interpretation. Ashgate 2008.
•    Shehadeh, Lamia Rustum. The Idea of Women in Fundamentalist Islam. University Press of Florida 2007.
•    Silverman, Helaine (Editor); Ruggles, D. Fairchild (Editor): Cultural Heritage and Human Rights. Springer. 2007.
•    Sonbol Amira El-Azhary. Women of the Jordan: Islam, Labor, and the Law (Gender, Culture, and Politics of the Middle East), Syracuse University Press, 2003.
•    Sookhdeo, Rosemary. Stepping into the Shadows: Why Women Convert to Islam. Isaac Publishing. 2007.
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 Souaiaia, Ahmed E. Contesting Justice: Women, Islam, Law, and Society. State University of New York Press. 2008.
•    Speaker-Yuan, Margaret, Women in Islam, Greenhaven Press. 2005.
•    Stowassar, Barbara. Women in the Qur'an, Tradition and Interpretation, New York: Oxford University Press, 1994
•    Suad, Joseph (Editor). Family, Body, Sexuality and Health (Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures S.). Brill 2005
•    Suad, Joseph (Editor); Najmabadi, Afsaneh (Editor). Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, 6 Volumes. Brill Academic Publishers, 2008
•    Svensson Jonas. Women's Human Rights and Islam. Lunds Universitet 2000. Lund, Sweden
•    Syed, Mohammad Ali. Position of Women in Islam, a Progressive View, State University of New York Press, 2004
•    Taarji, Hinde. Les voilées de l'Islam. Balland. 2006-12-22
•    Thurlkill, Mary F. Chosen among Women: Mary and Fatima in Medieval Christianity and Shi'ite Islam University of Notre Dame Press 2007.
•    van Doorn-Harder, Pieternella. Women Shaping Islam: Reading the Qur'an in Indonesia University of Illinois Press. 2006
•    Van Nieuwkerk, Karin. Women Embracing Islam: Gender and Conversion in the West, University of Texas Press. 2006
•    Waddy, Charis. Women in Muslim History. Longman Group Ltd. 1980. London. Printed in Bath UK
•    Wadud, Amina. Inside the Gender Jihad: Women's Reform in Islam. Oneworld Publications 2006
•    Wadud, Amina. Qur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman's Perspective, Oxford University Press, 1999
•   .Welchman, Lynn. Women's Rights and Islamic Family Law: Perspectives on Reform. Zed Books. 2004
•    Welchman, Lynne. Islamic Family Law: Women's Rights and Perspectives on Reform. Palgrave Macmillian 2004.
•    Yamani, Mai. Feminism and Islam, Legal and Literary Perspectives, New York University Press, 1996.
•    Younos, Farid. Gender Equality in Islam. First Books Library. 2002.
•    Zayzafoon, Lamia Ben Youssef. The Production of the Muslim Woman: Negotiating Text, History, and Ideology. Lexington Books 2004.



Islamic Studies Bibliography (general, secondary, critical works)


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