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Title: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, Volume 3: Family, Body, Sexuality and Health
Author: Joseph, Suad (ed)
Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2005
Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004128194
Volumes: 1; Pages: xxiv, 580
List Price in Cloth: $346.00 Our price: $293.99
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Volume III, Family, Body, Sexuality, and Health, holds 196 articles on 56 topics. It includes articles on aging; the body; breastfeeding; celibacy; child marriage; childhood; courtship; disabilities; food preparation; funerary practices; genital cutting; health policies, practices, and education; poverty; HIV and AIDS; reproduction; incest; love; marriage discourses and practices; reproduction; science; sexual harassment; discourses, education and practices related to sexualities; sports; suicide; and virginity. The articles are organized alphabetically by topic and within topics alphabetically by region. In addition, Volume III includes an extensive bibliography and analysis of over 1,000 doctoral dissertations written on women and Islamic cultures.