New Issue of Religion & Gender, with emphasis on Shari’a Family Law Studies

Religion and Gender has just published its latest issue (Summer issue 2017) at https://www.religionandgender.org/.

It includes independent research articles, the special issue ‘New Perspectives on Gender in Shari‘a-Based Family Law Studies: Moving Beyond the Women’s Issue’ guest edited by Betty de Hart, Nadia Sonneveld and Iris Sportel, and a number of book reviews.

Table of Contents
https://www.religionandgender.org/jms/issue/view/581

Articles (open section)
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Gendering Prayer: Millennial-generation Catholics and the Embodiment of Feminine Genius and Authentic Masculinity (1-17)
        Katherine Anne Dugan
The Embodied Mother of God and the Identities of Orthodox Women in Finland and Setoland (18-41)
        Andreas Kalkun, Elina Vuola

Guest Editorial
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New Perspectives on Gender in Shari‘a-Based Family Law Studies: Moving Beyond the Women’s Issue (42-52)
        Betty de Hart,  Nadia Sonneveld, Iris Sportel

Articles (special issue)
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Who’s Afraid of Islamic Family Law? Dealing with Shari‘a-based Family Law Systems in the Netherlands (53-69)
        Iris Sportel
Divorce among Transnational Finnish Somalis: Gender, Religion, and Agency (70-87)
        Mulki Al-Sharmani
From the Liberation of Women to the Liberation of Men? A Century of Family Law Reform in Egypt (88-104)
        Nadia Sonneveld
Judicial Activism in the Context of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution: Emerging Conceptions of Femininity and Masculinity (105-120)
        Monika Lindbekk