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Marriage, Money and Divorce in Medieval Islamic Society » (New Edition)

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Authors: Yossef Rapoport
ISBN-13: 9780521045803, ISBN-10: 0521045800
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Date Published: December 2007
Edition: New Edition

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Author Biography: Yossef Rapoport

Yossef Rapoport is an associate member of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford.

Book Synopsis

The author explores gender relations, marriage and divorce in medieval Islamic society.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Glossary; List of abbreviations; Introduction;

1. Marriage, divorce and the gender division of property;
2. Working women, single women and the rise of the female ribāt;
3. The monetization of marriage;
4. Divorce, repudiation and settlement;
5. Repudiation as public power; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.