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Brill Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures Online

Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online

Editors Suad Joseph (General Editor), University of California, Davis; Sarah Gualtieri, University of Southern California; Lyn Parker, The University of Western Australia; Elora Shehabuddin, Rice University; Zeina Zaatari, Independent Researcher 
International Advisory Board Marilyn Booth, University of Oxford; Bahar Davary, University of San Diego; Rosa De Jorio, University of North Florida; Hoda Elsadda, Cairo University; Virginia Hooker, The Australian National University; Alice Horner, Independent Scholar; Amira Jarmakani, Georgia State; Afsaneh Najmabidi, Harvard University; Julie Peteet, University of Louisville; Kathryn Robinson, The Australian National University; Therese Saliba, The Evergreen State College; Seteney Shami, Social Science Research Council; Jacqueline Siapno, University of Melbourne; Jane I. Smith, Hartford Seminary

Online Publication Date: 10 Nov 2010

ISSN:  1872-5309

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The Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures (EWIC) is an interdisciplinary, trans-historical, and global project embracing women and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant Muslim populations. It aims to cover every topic for which there is significant research, examining these regions from the period just before the rise of Islam to the present. A unique collaboration of over 1000 scholars from around the world, the Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures crosses history, geographic borders and disciplines to create a ground-breaking reference work reflecting the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world. No other reference work offers this scale of contributions or depth and breadth of coverage. 
The Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online covers all volumes of the print edition, covering the following subjects:

  • Methodologies, Paradigms and Sources (volume 1)
  • Family, Law and Politics (volume 2)
  • Family, Body, Sexuality and Health (volume 3)
  • Economics, Education, Mobility and Space (volume 4)
  • Practices, Interpretations and Representations (volume 5)
  • plus the Supplement and Index Volume 


Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online is an essential reference work for students and researchers in the fields of gender studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic studies, as well as scholars of religion, history, politics, anthropology, geography and related disciplines. 

Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online is also available in print, visit for more information. 
Features and Benefits - The only reference work of its kind - Contributions from over 1,000 scholars in the field - More than 1,600 thematic, regional or disciplinary entries - Up-to-date research and bibliographies make it indispensable for all levels of users - Updated twice a year with new articles, images - Accessible style for a wider audience

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