University of California, Los Angeles
Gender Justice and Islamic Reformation in Malaysia
An exploration of the intimate lives and professional commitments of Muslim women intellectual activists who are challenging institutionalized religious authority to address gender injustice in Malaysia. The study investigates their strategy of claiming rights, which combines feminist/gender egalitarian hermeneutics, constitutional law, and human rights principles to explicate the production and transmission of religious knowledge rooted in equality and justice.
Feminist Reformers and Obedient Wives: Debating Islam, Women's Rights, and Sexuality in Malaysia
HDS 2101: Islam, Feminist Reformers and Gender Justice in Southeast Asia (Spring 2012)