Therese Saliba, Carolyn Allen, Judith A. Howard, eds., Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2002. 354 pages.
Though women’s studies and Islamic studies have not often met in scholarly discourse, Gender, Politics and Islam is evidence that they should. This book is a testament to the breadth and quality of scholarship in Muslim women’s studies. All of its articles originally appeared in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, of which Therese Saliba, Carolyn Allen, and Judith A. Howard, previously served as editors and associate editors.