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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 359–386.
Published: 01 November 2022
...-Reassignment Surgery: A Case Study of Ayatollah Khomeinī’s and Sheikh al-Tantawi’s Fatwās .” International Journal of Transgenderism 18 , no. 1 : 91 – 103 . Alipour Mehrdad . 2017b . “ Transgender Identity, the Sex-Reassignment Surgery Fatwās, and Islāmic Theology of a Third Gender .” Religion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 292–313.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and Islamic Law in the Lebanese State .” PhD diss., McGill University . Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 DNA testing filiation unwed mothers Islamic fiqh Maghreb Although states rarely release systematic data, it is widely known that pregnancies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 315–317.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of illicit sexual intercourse and rape in Islamic law, Hina Azam explores formative and classical Islamic jurisprudence ( fiqh ) within two of the earliest Sunni schools of law: the Hanafi and the Maliki traditions. Offering a close critical reading of legal sources in the discipline of Islamic intellectual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 November 2008
... a quest to participate in the interpretation and reinterpretation of core Islamic teachings concerning the role and rights of women” (6). Th e book excels in its discussion of this eff ort, as with the new Fiqh Social iinn wwhichhich cclassicallassical jurisprudential sources are seen...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 122–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
... BOOK REVIEWS  Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures I: Methodologies, Paradigms and Sources Edited by Suad Joseph et al. Leiden: Brill, 2003. xlix+632. US$326. Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures II...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... women are permitted to become marjaʿ is a controversial issue among seminarians. Sifati reasons in Majmuʿa (Wizarat-i Farhang wa Irshad-i Islami 1995 , 104), “If a woman becomes the most knowledgeable in [Islamic] science and jurisprudence [ aʿlam dar danish wa fiqh ] and emerges as the most...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 111–113.
Published: 01 July 2013
... run the gamut from lessons in fiqh (jurisprudence) and sharia to social service provision and rural development projects. Taking al-Hilal as her departure point, Hafez asks, “What are the processes which shape, shift, incite and produce the desires and subjectivities of women in Islamic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of the main jurisprudential authorities on transsexuality at Qum. She met him on several occasions and engaged him about the potentials and limits of fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) in interpreting questions related to sex and gender. Najmabadi shows that despite the lack of agreement in the religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2018
... online resources for any formal rulings or theological commentaries on EC that might be influencing Muslims who turn to online sources in Arabic or English seeking moral guidance on the use of this reproductive health technology. Fiqh is the Arabic term for Islamic jurisprudence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 265–267.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in the proportion and number of children born out of wedlock in contemporary Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia has forced secular courts and Islamic jurists to reconsider notions of legitimate family and belonging, if not the injustice informing gendered and sexual relations. Serrano-Ruano demonstrates how a body...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 88–92.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to the realm of Islamic jurisprudence and defined ijtihad as the exertion of the maximum “mental energy” to first comprehend and then apply fiqh (legal theory) with the aim of discovering the “law of God” (Ali-Karamali and Dunne 1994 ; Hallaq 1984 ; Sell 1907 ). This “law of God” is defined as the “all...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Afiya S. Zia; Shahrzad Mojab Performing Piety: Singers and Actors in Egypt’s Islamic Revival . Van Nieuwkerk Karin . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2013 . 320 pages. isbn 9781477302255 paper. The Veil in Kuwait: Gender, Fashion, Identity . Botz-Bornstein...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... repressions and exclusions. Such a paradox is frances s. hasso  n  127 illustrated by Zainah Almihdar’s appeal to the authoritarian, securitized, patriarchal Saudi state to improve patriarchal Islamic fiqh-based laws by codifying them. She calls on the state...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
... : Cambridge University Press . Hirsch Susan . 1998 . Pronouncing and Persevering: Gender and the Discourses of Disputing in an African Islamic Court . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . ibn Ishaq al-Jundi Khalil . 1878 . Code musulman par Khalil: Al-Mukhtasar Fi Al-fiqh Lil-Shaykh...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 31–51.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Shari‘atized tactics—namely fatwas, the Qur’an, Hadith, and fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence)—to legitimize their stance on trans- sexuals and ultimately to enforce heteronormative behavior. The media, clergy, and scholars alike focus on the state’s financial support of SRS and its approval for a post...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... jurisprudence ( fiqh ), and law and therefore understand Islam as a broad and just ethical code for reflecting on and living life. Multiple critique emerges from this sensibility combined with a view of Islam as a source of resistance to (neo)colonialism. It is “a multilayered discourse that allows them...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ), Quranic recitation ( tajwid ), Islamic etiquette and jurisprudence ( fiqh ), biographies of the prophet ( seerat ), Islamic history, and lessons in Arabic grammar, etymology, and vocabulary. These lessons are largely read in and through members’ gendered diasporic experiences, ones centered...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 July 2005
... of Islam, its followers have fallen victim to lethargy in their faith” (1). A'in-i Islam covered themes of religious import such as Islamic jurispru- dence (fiqh) and Qur’anic exegesis (tafsīr). Although this weekly apparently enjoyed a short life span with limited circulation—indeed in its...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to the Prophet Muhammad. Fiqh, jurisprudence, literally ‘understanding,’ is the process of human endeavor to discern and extract NAHDA SHEHADA  45 legal rules from the sacred sources of Islam: that is, the Qur’an and the Sunna...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., blurring lines between liberal and Islamic feminism. The article analyzes the use of digital platforms to construct both a hijabi support group and an influencer platform, arguing that this two-pronged project signified hijab as an ethical and performance practice. As a symbol of self-discipline that moved...