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Periodical articleArcher, Brad (2007)
See this documentFamily Law Reform and the Feminist Debate: Actually-Existing Islamic Feminism in the Maghreb and Malaysia
Journal of International Women's Studies. Volume 8 #4. May. p. 49-59.

Periodical articleBayat, A. (2007)
See this documentA Women's Non-Movement: What it Means to be a Woman Activist in an Islamic State
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Volume 27 #1. p. 160-172.

Conference paperClark, Janine and Young, Amy E. (2007)
Islamists and Shifts in Family Law in Morocco and Jordan
Paper presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), November 17-20, 2007, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Tucson.

BookHaddad, al-Tahir and Husni, Ronak and Newman, Daniel L. (2007)
The Status of Women in Islamic Law and Society
Abingdon, Great Britain/New York: Routledge. Culture and Civilization in the Middle East Series #12.

Periodical articleHessini, Leila (2007)
Abortion and Islam: Policies and Practice in the Middle East and North Africa
Reproductive Health Matters. Volume 15 #29. May. p. 75-84.

Book chapterLabidi, Lilia (2007)
Islamic Law, Feminism, and Family: The Reformulation of Hudud in Egypt and Tunisia
In: Moghadam, Valentine M. (ed.). From Patriarchy to Empowerment: Women's Participation, Movements, and Rights in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.

Periodical articleSieveking, Nadine (2007)
'We Don't Want Equality; We Want to be Given Our Rights': Muslim Women Negotiating Global Development Concepts in Senegal
Abstract presentAfrika Spectrum. Volume 42 #1. p. 29-48.

BookWillemse, Karin (2007)
One Foot in Heaven: Narratives on Gender and Islam in Darfur, West-Sudan
Leiden/Boston: Brill. Women and Gender, the Middle East and the Islamic World Series #5. 547p.

Periodical articleEzeilo, Joy (2006)
Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: Some Perspectives from Nigeria and beyond
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. Volume 32 #1.

Dissertation / thesisNkealah, Naomi E. (2006)
Islamic Culture and the Question of Women's Human Rights in North Africa: A Study of Short Stories by Assia Djebar and Alife Rifaat
M.A. Thesis: University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. 134p.

BookSada, Ibrahim N. and Adamu, Fatima L. and Ahmad, Ali (2006)
Promoting Women's Rights Through Sharia in Northern Nigeria
Zaria, Nigeria: Ahmadu Bello University, Centre for Islamic Legal Studies/British Council, Department for International Development (DFID). 36p.

BookSantos, Marion B.d. (2006)
Concensus: Combating Gender Based Violence Through Islam, Tradition, and Law
Zomba, Malawi: Kachere Series. Kachere Texts #27. 114p.

Periodical articleDomingo, Wesahl Agherdien (2005)
Marriage and Divorce: Opportunities and Challenges Facing South African Muslim Women with the Recognition of Muslim Personal Law
Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equity. Volume Special Issue. p. 68-77.

Book chapterEl Quahabi, Amina L. (2005)
The Women's Movement in Morocco and the Project of Reforming the Code for Personal Status Law, Moudawana-Islamic Law
In: Othman, Norani (ed.). Muslim Women and the Challenge of Islamic Extremism. Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia: Sisters in Islam.

Book chapterKhafagy, Fatma (2005)
The Challenge of Fundamentalist Muslim Movements and Women's Rights in Egypt
In: Othman, Norani (ed.). Muslim Women and the Challenge of Islamic Extremism. Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia: Sisters in Islam.

Periodical articleMaddy-Weitzman, Bruce (2005)
See this documentWomen, Islam, and the Moroccan State: The Struggle Over the Personal Status Law
Middle East Journal. Volume 59 #3. p. 393-410.

Book chapterMahdi, Saudatu S. (2005)
Women's Rights in Shari'ah: A Case for Codification of Islamic Personal Law in Nigeria
In: Ostien, Philip and Nasir, Jamila M. and Kogelmann, Franz (eds.). Comparative Perspectives on Shari'ah in Nigeria. Ibadan: Spectrum Books.

Periodical articleMashhour, Amira (2005)
Islamic Law and Gender Equality: Could There be a Common Ground? A Study of Divorce and Polygamy in Sharia Law and Contemporary Legislation in Tunisia and Egypt
Human Rights Quarterly. Volume 27 #2. May. p. 562-596.

Periodical articleNicolai, C.E. (2005)
Islamic Law and the International Protection of Women's Rights: The Effect of Shari'a in Nigeria
Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce. Volume 31 #2. p. 299-326.

Periodical articlePereira, Charmaine (2005)
See this document'Zina' and Transgressive Heterosexuality in Northern Nigeria
Abstract presentFeminist Africa. #5. p. 52-79.

Dissertation / thesisSalime, Zakia (2005)
Between Islam and Feminism: New Political Transformations and Movements in Morocco
Ph.D. dissertation: University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois. 183p.

Conference paperStiles, Erin (2005)
Khul in Context: Strategies of Divorce in the Islamic Courts of Zamzibar
Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA), November 17-November 20, 2005, Washington, DC. New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University.

Periodical articleStiles, Erin E. (2005)
See this document'There is No Stranger to Marriage Here!': Muslim Women and Divorce in Rural Zanzibar
Abstract presentAfrica: Journal of the International African Institute. Volume 75 #4. p. 582-598.

Periodical articleWeingartner, L.A. (2005)
Family Law and Reform in Morocco: The Mudawana: Modernist Islam and Women's Rights in the Code of Personal Status
University of Detroit Mercy Law Review. Volume 82 #4. p. 687-713.

Periodical articleAsman, O. (2004)
Abortion in Islamic Countries - Legal and Religious Aspects
Medicine and Law. Volume 23 #1. p. 73-89.

Periodical articleEl-Safty, Madiha (2004)
Women in Egypt: Islamic Rights Versus Cultural Practice
Sex Roles. Volume 51 #5-6. p. 273-281.

Book chapterHajjar, Lisa (2004)
Domestic Violence and Shari'a: A Comparative Study of Muslim Societies in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia
In: Welchman, Lynn (ed.). Islamic Family Law: Women's Rights and Perspectives on Reform. London/New York: Zed Books.

BookTertsakian, Carina (2004)
Nigeria: 'Political Shari'a'? Human Rights and Islamic Law in Northern Nigeria
New York: Human Rights Watch. 111p.

Periodical articleTurshen, Meredeth (2004)
Militarism and Islamism in Algeria
Journal of Asian and African Studies. Volume 39 #1-2. April. p. 119-132.

BookWelchman, Lynn (ed.) (2004)
Women's Rights and Islamic Family Law: Perspectives on Reform
London/New York: Zeb Books. 300p.

Book chapterAmmar, Nawal (2003)
Ecological Justice and Human Rights for Women in Islam
In: Foltz, Richard and Denny, Frederick M. and Baharuddin, Azizan H. (eds.). Islam and Ecology: A Bestowed Trust. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Divinity School, Center for the Study of World Religions/Harvard University Press.

Periodical articleCooper, Barbara M. (2003)
See this documentAnatomy of a Riot: The Social Imaginary, Single Women, and Religious Violence in Niger
Abstract presentCanadian Journal of African Studies. Volume 37 #2-3. p. 467-512.

BookDaure-Serfaty, Christine (2003)
Letter from Morocco
East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. 132p.

Periodical articleDouki, S. and Nacef, F. and Belhadj, A. and Bouasker, A. and Ghachem, R. (2003)
Violence Against Women in Arab and Islamic Countries
Archives of Women's Mental Health. Volume 6 #3. August. p. 165-171.

BookHafez, Sherine (2003)
The Terms of Empowerment: Islamic Women Activists in Egypt
Cairo: American University in Cairo Press. Cairo Papers in Social Science #24. Monograph #4. 114p.

Conference paperKasim, Mohamed (2003)
Women and Islamic Law: The Sijile of Brava (1893-1900)
Paper presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA), October 30-November 2, 2003, Boston, Massachusetts. New Brunswick, New Jersey. Rutgers University.

Conference paperLydon, Ghislaine (2003)
The Qadi of Nadr as a Go-Between: Islamic Law, Divorce and Intermediating in Colonial Senegal
Paper presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA), October 30-November 2, 2003, Boston, Massachusetts. New Brunswick, New Jersey. Rutgers University.

Periodical articlePierce, Steven (2003)
See this documentFarmers and 'Prostitutes;: Twentieth-Century Problems and Female Inheritance in Kano Emirate, Nigeria
Abstract presentThe Journal of African History. Volume 44 #3. November. p. 463-486.

Periodical articleSow, Fatou (2003)
See this documentFundamentalisms, Globalisation and Women's Human Rights in Senegal
Gender and Development. Volume 11 #1. May. p. 69-76.

Periodical articleStiles, Erin E. (2003)
See this documentWhen is a Divorce a Divorce? Determining Intention in Zanzibar's Islamic Courts
Ethnology. Volume 42 #4. Autumn. p. 273-288.

Periodical articleVahed, Goolam (2003)
Muslim Marriages in South Africa: The Limitations and Legacy of the Indian Relief Act of 1914
Abstract presentJournal of Natal and Zulu History. Volume 21. p. 1-40.

Periodical articleAhmed Elnaim, Buthaina (2002)
Human Rights of Women and Islamic Identity in Africa
Abstract presentRecht in Afrika = Law in Africa = Droit en Afrique. #1. p. 1-15.

BookBergstrom, Kari (2002)
Legacies of Colonialism and Islam for Hausa Women: An Historical Analysis, 1804 to 1960
East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University. Office of Women in International Development, Working Paper #276. October.

Periodical articleBonthuys, Elsje (2002)
Accommodating gender, race, culture and religion: outside legal subjectivity
Abstract presentSouth African Journal on Human Rights. Volume 18 #1. p. 41-58.

Book chapterElmadmad, Khadija (2002)
Women's Rights Under Islam
In: Benedek, Wolfgang and Kisaakye, Esther M. and Oberleitner, Gerd (eds.). Human Rights of Women: International Instruments and African Experiences. London: Zed.

Dissertation / thesisKimrey, Catherine W. (2002)
The Islamic Women Issue in Egypt and Iran
M.A. Thesis: University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina. 83p.

Dissertation / thesisStiles, Erin E. (2002)
A Kadhi and His Court: Marriage, Divorce, and Zanzibar's Islamic Legal Tradition
Ph.D. dissertation: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. 366p.

Periodical articleEvers Rosander, Eva. (2001)
Human Rights, Islam and Caste: Senegalese Women in Tenerife, Spain
SMT/Swedish Missiological Themes. Volume 89 #4. p. 487-508.

Conference paperLondon, Scott B. (2001)
Islamic Law and the Politics of Gender in Senegal, West Africa
Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Asso. (AAA), November 28-December 2, 2001, Washington, D.C. Arlington, Virginia.

Periodical articleMoghadam, Valentine M. (2001)
See this documentViolence and Terrorism: Feminist Observations on Islamist Movements, State, and the International System
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Volume 21 #1-2. p. 125-131.

Periodical articleSidahmed, A.S. (2001)
Problems in Contemporary Applications of Islamic Criminal Sanctions: The Penalty for Adultery in Relation to Women
British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. Volume 28 #2. November. p. 187-204.

Book chapterSkilbeck, Rod (2001)
The Shroud Over Algeria: Femicide, Islamism, and Hijab
In: Russell, Diana E.H. and Harmes, Roberta A. (eds.). Femicide in Global Perspective. New York: Teachers College Press.

Conference paperStiles, Erin (2001)
Understanding Marital Disputes and Islamic Legal Procedure in Zanzibar Since 1964
Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Asso. (AAA), November 28-December 2, 2001, Washington, D.C. Arlington, Virginia.

Dissertation / thesisWillemse, Catharina Laurentia Alida (2001)
'One Foot in Heaven': Narratives on Gender and Islam in Darfur, West-Sudan
Abstract presentPh.D. dissertation. Leiden: Universiteit Leiden. 403p.

Book chapterHale, Sondra (2000)
The Islamic State and Gendered Citizenship in Sudan
In: Joseph, Suad (ed.), Gender and Citizenship in the Middle East. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.

Periodical articleAhmed, Sadia M. (1999)
See this documentIslam and Development: Opportunities and Constraints for Somali Women
Gender and Development. Volume 7 #1. March. p. 69-72.

Periodical articleAkiiki, I.K. (1999)
Polygamy is a Religious Duty Much as a Way of Life: Abbas Kiyimba
Arise (Kampala, Uganda). #27. p. 10-13.

Periodical articleHale, Sondra (1999)
Mothers and Militias: Islamic State Construction of the Women Citizens of Northern Sudan
Citizenship Studies. Volume 3 #3. November. p. 373-386.

BookLawyers Committee for Human Rights (1999)
Islam and Equality: Debating the Future of Women's and Minority Rights in the Middle East and North Africa
New York: Lawyers Committee for Human Rights. February. 207p.

Periodical articleShaham, R. (1999)
State, Feminists and Islamists: The Debate Over Stipulation in Marriage Contracts in Egypt
Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. Volume 62 #3. p. 462-483.

Conference paperAdisa, Mustapha (1998)
Islamic Law, Human Rights, and Gender Issues in the Control of AIDS (Nigeria)
Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Women in Africa and the African Diaspora: Health and Human Rights, October 23-27, 1998, Indianapolis, Indiana. Asso. of African Women Scholars, Indiana University, Women's Studies Program.

Book chapterCharrad, Mounira M. (1998)
Cultural Diversity within Islam: Veils and Laws in Tunisia
In: Bodman, Herbert L. and Tohidi, Nayereh E. (eds.). Women in Muslim Societies: Diversity Within Unity. Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers. p. 63-79.

BookHirsch, Susan F. (1998)
Pronouncing and Persevering: Gender and Discourses in and African Islamic Court
Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 360p.

Periodical articleReynolds, Jonathan T. (1998)
See this documentIslam, Politics and Women's Rights
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Volume 18 #1. p. 64-73.

Conference paperShitu-Agbetola, Ade (1998)
Women's Rights in Islam: The Nigerian Muslim Women's Response
Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Women in Africa and the African Diaspora: Health and Human Rights, October 23-27, 1998, Indianapolis, Indiana. Asso. of African Women Scholars, Indiana University, Women's Studies Program.

Periodical articleCharrad, Mounira M. (1997)
Policy Shifts: State, Islam, and Gender in Tunisia, 1930s-1990s
Social Politics. Volume 4 #2. p. 284-319.

Conference paperKabeberi-Mucharia, Janet (1997)
Asserting Their Rights: African Women and Islamic Women in East Africa
Paper presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA), November 13-16, 1997, Columbus, Ohio. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University.

Periodical articleLayish, Aharon (1997)
See this documentThe Legal Methodology of the Mahdi of Sudan, 1881-1885: Issues in Marriage and Divorce
Abstract presentSudanic Africa. Volume 8. p. 37-66.

Periodical articleCotran, Eugene (1996)
Marriage, divorce and succession laws in Kenya: is integration or unification possible?
Abstract presentJournal of African Law. Volume 40 #2. p. 194-204.

Periodical articleHanak, Irmi (1996)
See this documentLanguage, Gender and the Law: Divorce in the Context of Muslim Family Law in Zanzibar
Abstract presentAfrican Languages and Cultures. Volume 9 #1. p. 27-42.

Conference paperHirsch, Susan F. (1996)
The Feminization of Islamic Courts: Varieties of State Intervention in East Africa
Paper presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Asso. (AAA), November 20-24, 1996, San Francisco, California. Arlington, Virginia.

BookInternational Planned Parenthood Federation (1996)
Report of the Regional Conference on Women, Islam and Family Planning, Niamey, Niger
Nairobi: International Planned Parenthood Federation. 44p.

Dissertation / thesisMukhtar, A-B. (1996)
Human Rights and Islamic Law: The Development of the Rights of Slaves, Women, and Aliens in Two Cultures
Ph.D. dissertation: University of Manchester, Manchester, Great Britain. 376p.

BookPlanned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria. (1996)
Islamic Legacy for Women's Rights, Health and Concerns: Workshop Report, Kano, May 27-31, 1996
Ibadan: Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria. 60p.

Dissertation / thesisSherif, Bahira (1996)
Unveiling the Islamic Family: Concepts of Family: Concepts of Family and Gender among Middle-Class Muslim Egyptians
Ph.D. dissertation: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 434p.

Book chapterAn-Na'im, A. (1995)
Gender and Democracy in the Islamic Context: The Current Experience of the Sudan
In: Melin, M. (ed.). Democracy in Africa: On Whose Terms? Stockholm, Sweden: Forum Syd. p. 197-204.

Periodical articleMayer, Ann Elizabeth (1995)
See this documentReform of Personal Status Laws in North Africa: A Problem of Islamic or Mediterranean Laws?
Abstract presentMiddle East Journal. Volume 49 #3. p. 432-446.

Periodical articleSikainga, Ahmad A. (1995)
See this documentShari'a Courts and the Manumission of Female Slaves in the Sudan
Abstract presentInternational Journal of African Historical Studies. Volume 28 #1. p. 1-24.

Conference paperStrickland, Ruth A. (1995)
Women and Islamic Fundamentalism: A Comparative Analysis of Women's Rights in Egypt, Iran, Lebanon and Saudia Arabia
Paper presented at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, March 22-25, 1995, Dallas, Texas.

Periodical articleHale, Sondra (1994)
Gender Politics and Islamization in Sudan
South Asia Bulletin. Volume 14 #2. p. 51-66.

Book chapterHirsch, Susan F. (1994)
Kadhi's Courts as Complex Sites of Resistance: The State, Islam, and Gender in Postcolonial Kenya
In: Lazarus-Black, Mindie and Hirsch, Susan F. (eds.), Contested States: Law, Hegemony, and Resistance. New York: Routledge.

Conference paperOtto, Jan M. (1994)
The Legal Status of Islamic Women with Regard to Marriage and Divorce in Egypt, Morocco, and Indonesia: A Comparison
Paper presented at the Joseph Schacht Conference on Theory and Practice of Islamic Law, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Leiden and Amsterdam, October 6-10, 1994.

Conference paperShaham, Ron (1994)
Custom, Sharia, and Legislation in Egyptian Sharia Courts in the Twentieth Century: Registration of Marriage and Minimum Age at Marriage
Paper presented at the Joseph Schacht Conference on Theory and Practice of Islamic Law, October 6-10, 1994, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Leiden and Amsterdam.

Periodical articleSodiq, Yushau (1994)
Application of the Islamic Law in Nigeria: A Case Study
Hamdard Islamicus. Volume 17 #2. p. 55-76.

Periodical articleBrown, Beverly B. (1993)
See this documentIslamic law, qadhis' courts and Muslim women's legal status: The case of Kenya
Abstract presentJournal of the Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs. Volume 14 #1-2. January. p. 94-101.

BookMir-Hosseini, Ziba (1993)
Marriage on Trial: A Study of Islamic Family Law: Iran and Morocco Compared
London: I.B. Taurus. New York: St. Martin's Press. Society and Culture in the Middle East. 245p.

Conference paperReinhart, A. Kevin (1993)
Of Hematology: Menstruation in Islamic Law
Paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), November 11-14, 1993, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Tucson. University of Arizona.

BookDunbar, Roberta A. and Djibo, Hadiza (1992)
Islam, Public Policy and the Legal Status of Women in Niger
Washington, D.C.: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Women in Development, Bureau for Research and Development. March. 64p.

BookEl Alami, Dawoud S. (1992)
The Marriage Contract in Islamic Law in the Shari'ah and Personal Status Laws in Egypt and Morocco
London: Graham and Trotman. 170p.

Periodical articleGruenbaum, Ellen P. (1992)
The Islamist State and Sudanese Women
Middle East Report. Volume 22 #6. p. 29-32.

Periodical articleMir-Hosseini, Ziba (1992)
See this documentPaternity, Patriarchy and Matrifocality in the Shari'a and in Social Practice: The Cases of Morocco and Iran
The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology. Volume 16 #2. p. 22-40.

Conference paperHirsch, Susan F. (1991)
Complex Resistance to Post-Colonial Hegemonies: The State Islamic Courts and Gender Relations
Paper presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), November 20-24, 1991, Chicago, Illinois. Washington, DC.

Book chapterMohsen, Safia K. (1990)
Women and Criminal Justice in Egypt
In: Dwyer, Daisy H. (ed.). Law and Islam in the Middle East. New York: Bergin and Garvey Publishers.

DVD / videoProulx, Bernard and Simon, Gerard and Macdonald, Flora I. (1990)
Women, Democracy and Islam
Carson City, Nevada: Filmwest Associates, Ltd. Videocassette. 1/2 Inch. Color. 19 Minutes.

Book chapterMahmud, Abdul-Malik B. (1989)
Protection of Women and Children Under Islamic Law
In: Kalu, Awa U. and Osinbajo, Yemi (eds.). Women and Children Under Nigerian Law. Lagos: Federal Ministry of Justice.

BookFluehr-Lobban, Carolyn (1987)
Islamic Law and Society in the Sudan
Totowa, New Jersey: F. Cass. 320p.

Conference paperBrown, Beverly B. (1986)
Gender and Islamic Law in Kenya
Paper presented at the 85th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Washington, DC.

Periodical articleShani, Ma'aji I. and Mohd, Alhaji and Mohd, Ahangar and Hussain, Altaf (1986)
Marriage-Guardianship in Islam - Reflections on a Recent Nigerian Judgement
Islamic and Comparative Law Quarterly. Volume 6 #4. p. 275-281.

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