Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures: Family, law, and politics

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Brill, 2003 - Reference - 837 pages
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Brill Academic Publishers is delighted to announce the publication of a major new multi-volume reference work, the Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures. 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. Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures is set to become 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.

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Rating an encyclopedia is awkward, since obviously I did not sit down and read all six volumes cover to cover, however for depth and breadth, for the diversity and reputations of the contributors, and ... Read full review

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Adoption and Fostering
1
Apostasy
7
Banal Women
18
Copyright

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Joseph is professor anthropology at the University of California, Davis.