Women, family, and gender in Islamic law
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Women, family, and gender in Islamic law by Judith E. Tucker

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law),
  • Married women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law),
  • Divorce (Islamic law),
  • Domestic relations (Islamic law)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJudith E. Tucker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKBP526.3 .T83 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16842042M
ISBN 109780521830447
LC Control Number2008019563

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