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Contemporary Issues of Women in Islam SSC-3398: Home

This Course Guide helps you identify some of the resources available at Mohammed VI Library. For more information please get in touch with Your Librarian whose contact information is listed below right.

Vocabulary list

Please use the vocabulary list below to search the library catalog, through the keyword function, to identify materials relevant to this course.

  • Muslim Women
  • Muslim Societies
  • Muslim cultures
  • Gender identities
  • Women in Islam
  • Women in the Koran
  • Women in the Hadith




"The focus of this course is on the lives of contemporary Muslim women, the factors informing constructions of gender identities in the Muslim world, the role and legal status of women in Muslim societies and in the West. This course will examine the roles women have played in Islamic history (Middle East & North Africa) and the changing discourse in Muslim communities concerning gender roles. The class will compare and contrast the religious, historical, and literary images of women to their actually lived experiences."

Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses

Please use the call number below to search the library catalog, through the Call Number function, to browse the library collection listing materials relevant to this course.

  • BP 135.8  Women in the Hadith
  • HQ 1170  Women in Islam
  • HQ 1784  Women in Arab Countries


Subject Guide