Encyclopedia of women & Islamic cultures
- Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, 2003-
- Physical description
- v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
- v. 1. Methodologies, paradigms and sources
- v. 2. Family, law and politics
- v. 3. Family, body, sexuality and health
- v. 4. Economics, education, mobility and space
- v. 5. Practices, interpretations and representations
- v. 6. Supplement & Index.
- Publisher's Summary
- "Brill Academic Publishers is delighted to announce the publication of a major new multi-volume reference work, the 'Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures'. A unique collaboration of over 1000 scholars from around the world, the 'Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures' crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a ground-breaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world. No other reference work offers this scale of contributions or depth and breadth of coverage. 'Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures' is set to become an essential reference work for students and researchers in the fields of gender studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic studies, as well as scholars of religion, history, politics, anthropology, geography and related disciplines.
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- Beginning date
- general editor, Suad Joseph ; associate editors, Afsaneh Najmabadi ... [et al.]
- Title Variation
- Encyclopedia of women and Islamic cultures
- Women & Islamic cultures
- EW & IC