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Islam and Human Rights : Advocacy for Social Change in Local Contexts

Mashood A Baderin; Lynn Welchman; Mahmood Monshipouri and Shadi Mokhtari

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ISBN 10: 818886918X / ISBN 13: 9788188869183
Published by Global Media, New Delhi, 2006
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Contents Foreword 1. Human rights and scholarship for social change in Islamic Communities/Abdullahi An Na'im. Gender justice sexuality and health rights Islam and women's sexual health and rights in Senegal/Codou Bop. 2. Islam women and gender justice a discourse on the traditional Islamic practices among the Tausug in Southern Philippines/Jamail A. Kamlian. 3. Domestic violence in Indonesia/Lily Zakiyah Munir. Civil and economic rights 4. Extension of Shari'ah in Northern Nigeria human rights implications for non Muslim minorities/Ali Ahmad. 5. Islam in Malaysia constitutional and human rights perspectives/Salbiah Ahmad. 6. Walls Hit Me urbanites on the margin/Jamila Bargach. 7. The accursed minority the ethno cultural persecution of Al Akhdam in the Republic of Yemen a documentary and advocacy project/Huda Seif. Commentary on Islam and human rights 8. Nigeria beyond secularism and Islamism fashioning a reconsidered rights paradigm for a democratic multicultural society/Hameed Agberemi. 9. Sociology of rights I am Therefore I have Rights Human rights in Islam between Universalistic and communalistic perspectives/Recep Senturk. Human rights education in an Islamic context 10. Mainstreaming human rights in the curriculum of the faculty of Islamic law/Siti Ruhaini Dzuhayatin. Bibliography. Islam and Human Rights Advocacy for Social Change in Local Contexts reflects the outcome of the Islam and human rights fellowship program a three year project at Emory University School of Law Atlanta USA. The program brought ten scholars and activists together to explore the relationship between human rights and Islam with the objective of helping people within Islamic societies promote and protect human rights from an Islamic perspective. The book begins with a foreword by Prof. Abdullahi An Na'im Director of Program which explicates the idea and approach of the program and the ten studies. The articles in the collection are divided into three categories. Gender Justice sexuality and health rights includes articles on Islam and women's rights in Senegal Islam and gender justice in Philippines and domestic violence in Indonesia. The category of civil and economic rights consists of articles on Shari'ah in Northern Nigeria constitutional and human rights perspectives on Islam in Malaysia rights of slum dwellers in Morocco and rights violations of the Al Akhdam ethnic minority in Yemen. The category of commentary on Islam and human rights includes an evaluation of a rights paradigm beyond secularism and Islamism for Nigeria and an examination of human rights in Islam between universalistic and communalistic perspectives. An article on promoting human rights education through the Islamic law curriculum in a university in Yogyakarta Indonesia represents the final category of human rights education in an Islamic context. This book marks an innovative and original contribution to the discourses of human rights theory practice and advocacy Islamic law Islamic studies women's rights gender studies and fieldwork methodology. It is an invaluable resource for scholars rights activists and advocates NGOs policymakers and anyone with an interest in issues of Islam and human rights. 478 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 60222

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Title: Islam and Human Rights : Advocacy for Social...

Publisher: Global Media, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2006

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