The Concept of Qawama: A Study of Interpretive Tensions

The concept of qawama in Islam is viewed as a foundation of discriminatory treatment of women in the social and legal spheres. There are a range of interpretations of this concept propounded by traditionalists and modernists. This paper explores some of the interpretive tensions generated by these a...

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Volume: 11
Main Author: Cheema, Shahbaz Ahmad
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: The Netherlands Brill 01.06.2014
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) Vol. 11; no. 2-3; pp. 235 - 251
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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