Cover of: Women in Islam | Margaret Speaker Yuan, book editor.

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Table of Contents

1. The Koran teaches that women have the same rights as men / Amina Wadud
2. The Koran teaches that women do not have the same rights as men / Azam Kamguian
3. The Koran teaches that women cannot be leaders / Moulana Muhammad Karolia
4. Islamic tradition proves that women have the right to be leaders / Moodhy Al-Khalaf
5. Islamic women in South Asia must fight for economic independence / Benazir Bhutto
6. Islamic women must obey restrictions on work / Yusuf Al Qaradawy
7. The traditional Islamic view of sexuality benefits women / Madeleine Bunting
8. Islamic restrictions on Turkish women's sexual behavior violate their rights / Pinar Ilkkaracan
9. Polygamy benefits Islamic women / Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips
10. Islamic teachings uphold monogamy as the ideal state of marriage / Zainah Anwar
11. Iranian women are being sold into prostitution / Donna M. Hughes
12. Women are blamed for being raped in Islamic countries / Robert Spencer
13. Iraq's clerics are imposing strict dress codes on women / Ilene R. Prusher
14. Muslim dress does not oppress Islamic women / Laila Al-Marayati, Semeen Issa
15. The debate over the head-scarf ban in Turkey is still heated / Serpil Karacan Sellars
16. American Muslim women need to develop an egalitarian Islam / Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-124) and index.

At issue, At issue (San Diego, Calif.)


Library of Congress
BP173.4 .W69 2005

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128 p. ;
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