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Islamic sociology

  • Voices of the Sacred Feminineby Karen Tate

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 17.99

    If we can vision it, we can manifest it! Here are conversations that help us begin to re-shape the world! more...

  • Reaching In, Reaching Outby Marie Parker-Jenkins; Meli Glenn; Jan Germen Janmaat

    Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    This book examines the nuances of faith in school settings and draws on a case study of Jewish and Muslim faith schools. The authors show how these institutions play a role in sustaining their own religious heritage while also engaging with, and keeping safe from, the wider community. more...

  • Female Personalities in the Qur'an and Sunnaby Rawand Osman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book investigates the manner in which the Qur?an and sunna depict female personalities in their narrative literature. Providing a comprehensive study of all the female personalities mentioned in the Qur?an, the book is selective in the personalities of the sunna, examining the three prominent women of ahl al-bayt ; Khadija, Fatima, and... more...

  • Animals in Islamic Traditions and Muslim Culturesby Richard Foltz

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 19.99

    This book, the first of its kind, surveys Islamic and Muslim attitudes towards animals, and human responsibilities towards them, through Islam's philosophy, literature, mysticism and art. more...

  • Women and Islamby Ibtissam Bouachrine

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 39.99

    Ibtissam Bouachrine's Women and Islam: Myths, Apologies, and the Limits of Feminist Critique calls for a shift away from the unproductive paradigm of ?us? vs. the West that has informed discourse on Muslim women and feminism in the post-9/11 era. Bouachrine challenges and calls for further challenge to the long-celebrated myths and ideologies... more...

  • Women, Religion and Culture in Iranby Sarah Ansari; Vanessa Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Investigates how women, religion and culture have interacted in the context of 19th and 20th century Iran, covering topics as seemingly diverse as the social and cultural history of Persian cuisine, the work and attitudes of 19th century Christian missionaries, the impact of growing female literacy, and the consequences of developments since 1979. more...

  • Womens Islamby Kamalkhani

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Gender and Power in Indonesian Islamby Bianca J. Smith; Mark Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The traditional Islamic boarding schools known as pesantren are crucial centres of Muslim learning and culture within Indonesia, but their cultural significance has been underexplored. This book is the first to explore understandings of gender and Islam in pesantren and Sufi orders in Indonesia. By considering these distinct but related Muslim gender... more...

  • Minority Rights in the Middle Eastby Joshua Castellino; Kathleen A. Cavanaugh

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49

    Minority rights in the Middle East are subject to different legal regimes: national law and international law, as well as Islamic law. This book investigates the treatment of ethnic and religious minorities in the region both from a historical and contemporary perspective, before addressing three case studies: Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon. more...

  • Women in Islamby Terence Lovat

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 130.64

    This dizzying array of reflections on the social roles of Muslim women provides a multifaceted perspective on an issue of continuing controversy, collating key research from around the world into contemporary as well as historical aspects of the theme. more...