Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 2807
Author(s): Bounfour, Abdellah.
Title : Sexe, parole et culpabilité dans le récit coranique de l'origine
Source: Studia Islamica , 81., (juin 1995):  Pages 43 - 70.
Year of Publication: 1995.

2. Record Number: 8731
Author(s): Rispler-Chaim, Vardit.
Title : Nushuz Between Medieval and Contemporary Islamic Law: The Human Rights Aspect [The author examines the legal implications, medieval and modern, of "nushuz", which can refer either to the rebellion of a woman against her husband, or to a husband’s cruel treatment of his wife. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Arabica , 39., 3 ( 1992):  Pages 315 - 327.
Year of Publication: 1992.

3. Record Number: 12731
Author(s): Giladi, Avner.
Title : Some Observations on Infanticide in Medieval Muslim Society [Infanticide was a recognized practice in Arabia before the emergence of Islam, and although Muhammed denounced the practice in the Qu'ran, evidence from Qu'anic commentaries and hadith literature indicate that it persisted (even in post-Islamic Arabia) as a family planning strategy. For instance, a family under extreme economic pressure might allow an infant (especially a girl) to die soon after birth. Although Arab polytheists may have willingly sacrificed children (especially males, who were deemed most precious), Muslims viewed boys and girls as equals and on the whole rejected infanticide. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: International Journal of Middle East Studies , 22., 2 (May 1990):  Pages 185 - 200.
Year of Publication: 1990.