The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

Hardcover | October 3, 2013

EditorNatana J. Delong-Bas

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Scholarship on Islam and women has expanded exponentially over the past twenty years, with increasing specialization within the field, as well as cross-pollination between other fields and disciplines. With this surge in interest there is a genuine need for a systematic reference work toprovide balanced comprehensive coverage of the field.The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women is designed to meet this need by providing clear, current, comprehensive information on the major topics of scholarly interest within the study of women and Islam.The Encyclopedia, which is based on the highly acclaimed Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World and is one of four encyclopedias in the Islamic World series, will be published as an e-book, in print, and on Oxford Islamic Studies Online. It will feature several hundred in-depth articles written byleading experts and is intended as a single source for accurate overview articles covering all aspects of this flourishing area of research.

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Scholarship on Islam and women has expanded exponentially over the past twenty years, with increasing specialization within the field, as well as cross-pollination between other fields and disciplines. With this surge in interest there is a genuine need for a systematic reference work toprovide balanced comprehensive coverage of the fi...

Natana J. DeLong-Bas teaches in the department of theology at Boston College. She is the author of Wahhabi Islam: From Revival and Reform to Global Jihad (2004), Notable Muslims: A Biographical Dictionary (2006), and co-author of Women in Muslim Family Law revised edition, with John L. Esposito (2001). She has served as editor for and ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:1232 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:October 3, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199764468

ISBN - 13:9780199764464

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List of ArticlesSeries IntroductionPreface451 A-Z EntriesTopical OutlineDirectory of ContributorsIndex