Islam and Human Rights in Practice: Perspectives Across the Ummah

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Shahram Akbarzadeh, Benjamin MacQueen
Routledge, 3. jun. 2008 - 192 sider
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This book looks at human rights and Islam through the perspective of reformists attempting to reconcile Western values with those of Muslim societies. It contains case studies from throughout the Islamic world.

  

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Innhold

1 Framing the debate on Islam and human rights
1
2 The reformulation of Islamic thought on gender rights and roles
12
the contribution of secularoriented feminism1
33
gender equality and religious freedom
52
5 The reluctant partnership between the Muslim Brotherhood and human rights NGOs in Egypt
75
6 Human rights in Afghanistan
89
Islam and human rights in Malaysia
108
notions of human rights reform and their contexts
118
9 Indonesian Islamist perspectives on human rights
142
Bibliography
154
Index
167
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Om forfatteren (2008)

Associate Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh researches the politics of Central Asia and the Middle East, political Islam, and US relations with the Muslim world. He is Director of the Centre for Muslim Minorities and Islam Policy Studies, Monash University.

Benjamin MacQueen is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Monash University. His research focuses on political transformation in the Middle East and conflict resolution theory and practice. His publications focus on Islamic political thought, conflict resolution, and the international relations of the Middle East and North Africa.

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