Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, Volume 2

Family, Law and Politics


编者: Suad Joseph
Family, Law and Politics, Volume II of the Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, brings together over 360 entries on women, family, law, politics, and Islamic cultures around the world.

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Suad Joseph, Ph.D., Columbia University, New York, is Professor of Anthropology and Womens Studies at the University of California, Davis. She has published Intimate Selving in Arab Families: Gender, Self and Identity (Syracuse University Press,1999), and Gender and Citizenship in the Middle East (Syracuse University Press, 2000).
' Every serious research library should acquire this volume and the EWIC series as a whole.'
Heather J. Sharkey, International Bulletin of Missionary Research, Vol. 30.
' Highly recommended.'
S.M. Estelle-Holmer, Choice, 2005.
List of Contributors, List of Illustrations, Acknowledgments, Preface (Suad Joseph)
Adoption and Fostering
Bahā'ī Women
Civil Society
Civil Society and Democracy Ideologies
Colonialism and Imperialism
Democracy Ideologies
Divorce and Custody: Contemporary Practices
Domestic Violence
Family Relations
Families: Metaphors of Nation
Family: Modern Islamic Discourses
Freedom of Expression
Gender Socialization
Honor: Crimes of
Honor: Feminist Approaches to
Household Division of Labor
Household Forms and Composition
Human Rights
Identity Politics
Infanticide and Abandonment of Female Children
Inheritance: Contemporary Practice
International Conventions
International Organizations
Jewish Women
Kinship, Descent Systems
Kinship, Descent Systems and State
Kinship, Idiomatic
Kinship and State
Kinship: Milk
Kurdish Women
Law: Access to the Legal System
Law: Articulation of Islamic and non-Islamic Systems
Law: Criminal
Law: Cultural Defense
Law: Customary
Law: Enforcement
Law: The Four Sunni Schools of Family Law
Law: Other Schools of Family Law
Law: Family Law, 7th–Late 18th centuries
Law: Modern Family Law, 1800–Present
Law: Women as Witnesses
Memory, Women, and Community
Military: Women’s Participation
Modesty Discourses
Nation, Women, and Gender
National Insignia, Signs and Monuments
Patronage and Clientage
Peacekeeping and Conflict Management
Political Parties and Participation
Political Prisoners
Political Regimes
Political-Social Movements: Ethnic and Minority
Political-Social Movements: Feminist
Political-Social Movements: Islamist Movements and Discourses
Political-Social Movements: Islamist Movements and Discourses and Religious Associations
Political-Social Movements: Millenarian
Political-Social Movements: Peace Movements
Political-Social Movements: Protest Movements
Political-Social Movements: Revolutionary
Political-Social Movements: Unions and Workers’ Movements
Postcolonial Dissent
Public Office
Public/Private Dichotomy
Race, Gender, and Difference
Religious Associations
Sectarianism and Confessionalism
Sexual Abuse: Children
Shah Bano Affair
Social Hierarchies. Modern
Sufi Orders and Movements
Turkey, South Asia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, Iran, the Caucasus, the Arab East
Women’s Rights: Male Advocacy
Women’s Studies Programs in Muslim Countries
Women’s Unions and National Organizations
Youth Culture and Movements
Zoroastrian Women
Indices to Volume II, Name Index, Subject Index