The Conflict among Hadrami Arab Community in Malaysia Regarding the Issues of Kafā'a in Muslim Marriage

This paper examines the conflict within the Hadrami Arab community in Malaya regarding the law of kafā'a (compatibility, equality) in Muslim marriage. The historical background and social stratification of the Hadrami Arabs who divided themselves into sayyids and non-sayyids will be discussed....

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Volume: 11
Main Author: Noor, Zanariah
Lee, Nazirah
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: The Netherlands Brill 01.06.2014
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) Vol. 11; no. 2-3; pp. 252 - 274
Data of publication: 20140600
ISSN: 1569-2078
1569-2086
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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