Islam and Women's Income: Dowry and Law in Bangladesh by Farah Deeba Chowdhury

By Farah Deeba Chowdhury

This publication examines the interrelationship among legislation, tradition, patriarchy and faith within the context of up to date Bangladesh. It explores the function of Islam in society and politics usually, and its impression on gender equality particularly. The paintings makes a speciality of the placement of married ladies. Taking a socio-legal method, it analyses the altering nature of the dowry perform and its relation to women’s expanding paid labour strength job. regardless of anti-dowry laws, it's argued the following that the dowry approach keeps within the type of the appropriation of other halves’ source of revenue. The paintings demands criminal acceptance of this motion and the modification of the Dowry Prohibition Act 1980 as a result of altering social realities which are happening within the lives of Bangladeshi girls. An Islamic procedure is utilized to equality among women and men in addressing and analysing those concerns. The booklet contains foreign comparisons on gender equality and discusses the position of the conference at the removal of All sorts of Descrimination opposed to ladies (CEDAW), in addition to the dowry approach in South Asia.

The ebook should be of curiosity to lecturers and researchers operating within the parts of legislations and faith, gender reviews and foreign development.

Show description

Read Online or Download Islam and Women's Income: Dowry and Law in Bangladesh (ICLARS Series on Law and Religion) PDF

Best islam books

Himmelsreise: Mein Streit mit den Wächtern des Islam (German Edition)

Den Glauben aus dem approach der Angst befreienNecla Kelek wendet sich gegen die Verharmlosung des Islam und weist nach, dass er – trotz regionaler Unterschiede – immer Lebenskonzept, Ideologie und Politik zugleich ist. Ihr Credo: Wir müssen den Glauben von seinem patriarchalischen Missbrauch befreien und ihn spirituell rehabilitieren.

Being a Muslim: Inner peace via submission

The note Muslim is often used like a model identify: One is both Muslim or now not. during this booklet, Celik expounds at the literal which means of being a muslim, that's the verbal noun submitter. She explains that we're a submitter (muslim) if and once we put up our brain, middle, and activities to God’s Will. From this attitude, this ebook appeals not just to those that profess a Muslim id, yet to all who try to discover solutions to their existential questions and undergo their writer.

Muslims and New Media in West Africa: Pathways to God

Even though Islam isn't new to West Africa, new styles of household economies, the promise of political liberalization, and the proliferation of latest media have resulted in elevated scrutiny of Islam within the public sphere. Dorothea E. Schulz exhibits how new media have created non secular groups which are way more publicly engaged than they have been some time past.

Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

During this discussion among a well-known atheist and a former radical, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz invite you to affix an urgently wanted dialog: Is Islam a faith of peace or warfare? Is it amenable to reform? Why achieve this many Muslims look attracted to extremism? The authors exhibit how individuals with very various perspectives can locate universal floor.

Additional resources for Islam and Women's Income: Dowry and Law in Bangladesh (ICLARS Series on Law and Religion)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 20 votes