Modern Muslim Societies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0761499652
  • ISBN-13: 9780761499657
  • DDC: 306.6
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
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  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released July 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

Discusses subjects such as family life, marriage, law, human rights, and Muslim extremism before turning to regional surveys on manifestations of Islam around the world, including the United States and Canada, Iran, Southeast Asia, Africa, and everywhere else Islam has flourished.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Contributors and Consultants.
Foreword.
1: Family Life.
2: Focus: Polygamy.
3: Marriage.
4: Focus: Divorce.
5: Men and Women.
6: Focus: Wearing the Veil.
7: Education and Employment.
8: Focus: Pesantren.
9: Islamic Law.
10: Focus: Banking and Finance.
11: Institutions and Organizations.
12: Focus: Grameen Bank.
13: States, Politics, and Political Groups.
14: Focus: Al-Qaeda.
15: Civil and Human Rights.
16: Focus: Civil Rights in the United States.
17: Islamism in the 21st Century.
18: Focus: Response to Extremism.
19: The Eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula.
20: Iran.
21: Northern Africa.
22: Sub-Saharan Africa.
23: South Asia.
24: Southeast Asia.
25: Central Asia.
26: China.
27: Turkey and Eastern Europe.
28: Western Europe.
29: United States and Canada.
30: Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.
31: South America.
32: Australasia and the Pacific.
Glossary.
Further Reading and Research.
Index.