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Muslim Women at Work

Religious Discourses in Arab Society

Authors: Sidani, Yusuf M.

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  • Uncovers an emerging dialog which highlights women’s status in the Arab economy
  • Identifies examples of Islamic feminism in practice and successful Arab businesswomen and entrepreneurs
  • Draws conclusions for the future of women in the region and the organizations that employ them
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This book explores how a growing religious discourse is advocating for change in women’s employment participation in Arab societies. It provides a historical and cultural overview of women in Arab societies as well as issues of homogeneity and heterogeneity in religion. An emerging group of activists, intellectuals, and religious scholars are rocking the boat of traditional Islamic understanding of the role of women and their economic and social participation, which is rooted in reinterpretations of the religious texts and history. Signs of this change are already seen in some Arab workplaces though with varying degrees of success. This book uncovers a neglected discourse on the status of Arab women that is relevant to students and academics with interest in economics, gender studies, the Middle East, and Islam.  
 

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Yusuf M. Sidani is Professor of Leadership and Business Ethics at the Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut. He has contributed to dozens of academic journals, conferences, and professional journals and serves on the steering committee of the WEE project (Women Economic Entrepreneurship Project) in Lebanon.


Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Muslim Women at Work
Book Subtitle
Religious Discourses in Arab Society
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-63221-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-63221-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-63220-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-87500-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 123
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