Modern Muslim Societies

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Marshall Cavendish, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 416 pages
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Contains essays on Muslim society in various countries and regions, including the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula, sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, Turkey and Eastern Europe, the US and Canada, and Australia and the Pacific. Topics covered include architecture, religion, language, and anthropology of modern Muslim society, along with areas such as family life, education and employments, institutions and organizations, civil and human rights, and Islamism.
  

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Contents

Contributors and Consultants
5
Polygamy Sulafa AbouSamra
32
Divorce Dawoud elAlami
58
Wearing the Veil Mohammad Hassan Kalil
84
INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS
129
STATES POLITICS AND POLITICAL GROUPS
145
Civil Rights in the United States
188
Response to Extremism Naznin Hirji
216
SOUTHEAST ASIA Florian Pohl
292
CENTRAL ASIA Ebru Erdem
304
CHINA Jacqueline ArmijoHussein
314
TURKEY AND EASTERN EUROPE Mentor Mustafa
322
WESTERN EUROPE Kimberly Jansen
334
UNITED STATES AND CANADA Akel Ismail Kahera
348
MEXICO CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
361
Mark LindleyHighfield
362

THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND THE ARABIAN PENINSULA Dona J Stewart
221
IRAN Kornel Zathureczky
236
NORTHERN AFRICA Patricia K Spurles
246
SUBSAHARAN AFRICA Akel Ismail Kahera
260
SOUTH ASIA Lawrence Ziring
274
SOUTH AMERICA Mark LindleyHighfield
370
AUSTRALASIA AND THE PACIFIC Nahid Kabir
378
Further Reading and Research
389
Index
396
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