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By Terence Lovat (Ed.),Terence Lovat

The function of girls in Islamic societies, let alone within the faith itself, is a defining factor. it's also one who continues to be proof against common dogma, with a variety of responses to women’s social roles around the Islamic international. Reflecting this heterogeneity, the editor of this quantity has assembled the most recent study at the factor, which mixes modern with ancient data. 

The fabric comes from all over the world in addition to from Muslim and non-Muslim researchers. It takes in paintings from majority Muslim countries comparable to Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Palestine, Tunisia and Turkey, in addition to nations with afflicted interfaith relatives corresponding to India and Israel. international locations with minority Muslim populations reminiscent of France, the united kingdom, Canada and Australia, also are represented. The paintings additionally positive aspects various Islamic sub-groups reminiscent of the 2 major ones, Sunni and Shi’a, in addition to much less popular populations reminiscent of the Ismaili Muslims. In every one case, the paintings is underpinned via the very most up-to-date socio-theological insights and empirical data.

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