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Title Modern Muslim societies.

Publication Info. Tarrytown, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish Reference, [2010]
©2011

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Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Reference Material  RE297 M72    In-Library Use Only
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  297.209 MODERN    Check Shelf
Description 416 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Family life -- Polygamy -- Marriage in Islam -- Divorce -- Men and women -- Wearing the veil -- Employment and education -- Pesantren -- Islamic law -- Banking and finance -- Institutions and organizations -- Grameen bank -- States, politics and Political groups -- Al Qaeda -- Civil and human rights -- Civil rights in the US -- Islamism in the 21st century -- Response to extremism -- The eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula -- Iran -- Northern Africa -- Subsaharan Africa and the Sahel -- South Asia -- South East Asia -- Central Asia -- China -- Turkey and eastern Europe -- Western Europe -- United States and Canada -- Central America and the Caribbean -- South America -- Australasia and the Pacific.
Subject Islamic sociology.
Islam -- Customs and practices.
Muslims -- Social life and customs.
Islamic law.
Economics -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Added Author Marshall Cavendish Reference (Firm)
ISBN 9780761479277
0761479279
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