Women, family, and gender in Islamic law /

Examines the position of women in Islamic society, and the ways in which the legal system has shaped the family, property rights, space, and sexuality, from classical and medieval times to the present, with case studies that illustrate discrimination and expectations in the culture.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tucker, Judith E.
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition:First edition.
Series:Themes in Islamic law ; 3.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Woman as wife and man as husband : making the marital bargain
  • Woman and man as divorced : asserting rights
  • Woman and man as legal subjects : managing and testifying
  • Woman and man in gendered space : submitting.