Domestic Violence and the Islamic Tradition PDF Author: Ayesha S. Chaudhry
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199640165
Category : Law
Languages : en
Pages : 258

Book Description
A frank, personal investigation into the contentious issue of marital violence within Islamic law. Drawing heavily on the author's own experience, the book explores the attempt to reconcile a tradition of patriarchal authority with egalitarian values. The book presents an insightful and provocative contribution to the debate about women in Islam.