By Chris Jones-Pauly, Abir Dajani Tuqan
How Islam treats girls is among the such a lot hotly contested questions of our instances. Islamic legislation is usually misrepresented as a unmarried monolithic proposal, instead of a suite of other interpretations and practices. to maneuver the talk on Islamic legislations and gender ahead, it can be crucial to set up how Islamic legislation really operates. This groundbreaking paintings explores what stipulations maintain the main liberal interpretation of Islamic legislations on gender concerns. It examines different interpretations, histories and practices of Islamic legislations in several international locations. It reveals that the political independence of judicial associations is a much more vital issue than the relative conservativism of the society. This wide-ranging publication will offer new insights not just for these learning legislations and gender, yet for a person with an curiosity in Islamic societies.