科研費基盤研究(A):イスラーム・ジェンダー学と現代的課題に関する応用的・実践的研究

1 Marriage and Divorce

Islam & Gender Studies Series (General Editor: Eiji Nagasawa, Akashi Shoten)

This series introduces the works of Islam & Gender Studies Project with a variety of accessible case studies. These volumes are for anyone who is interested in learning about Muslim communities and the people we live with in the world, and for anyone who wishes to study gender in depth and the relationship of gender to contemporary social issues.

1 Marriage and Divorce

1 Marriage and Divorce

Editors: Toyoko Morita, Hitomi Ono
Publishing Date: 2019/11/30
272 pages, 2,500 yen + tax

Do Muslim parents arrange the marriages of their children? Is it true that Muslim women cannot initiate divorce? The essays in this collection discuss a range of topics regarding marriage and divorce in Muslim communities around the world, conveying the colorful realities of everything from traditional Islamic law to transformations in marital customs.

Contents

  • Preface (Eiji Nagasawa)
  • Introduction: Change and Continuity in Marriage and Divorce (Toyoko Morita and Hitomi Ono)

PART I Laws, Procedures, and Customs of Marriage and Divorce

  • Chapter 1 Process of Marriage: The Case of Egypt (Kazuaki Takemura)
  • Chapter 2 Divorce among Muslims: The Case of Egypt (Hiroko Minesaki)
  •  Column 1 An Older Sister Who Never Divorced, a Younger Sister Who Did (Hiroko Minesaki)
  • Chapter 3 Interfaith Marriage involving Muslims in the Multicultural Singapore Society (Takashi Ichioka)
  •  Column 2 Groom’s Wedding Vows: “Conditional Divorce” or “Divorce Settlement” in Indonesia (Yasuko Kobayashi)
  • Chapter 4 Marriage and Divorce among Muslims in the Former Soviet Union: The Case of Uzbekistan (Seika Wazaki)
  •  Column 3 Cross-border Brides: The Glocal Marriage Network of Pakistani Immigrants (Hiroko Minesaki)
  •  Column 4 Interpreting Iranian Law in Japan (Shuhei Urano)

PART II Marriage and Islamic Law from a Historical Perspective

  • Chapter 5 Marriage and Divorce in Classical Islamic Law (Hitomi Ono)
  •  Column 5 Sharia and Islamic Law (Hitomi Ono)
  • Special Articles 1: Muslim Marriage Contracts from a Historical Perspective: Marriages from the 19th Century to the Early 20th Century
    1. Marriage in Early 20th Century Syria (Tomoki Okawara)
    2. Bride-wealth in Iranian Marriage Contracts of the 19th Century (Naofumi Abe)
    3. Muslim Marriage and Marital law in 19th- and Early-20th Century Russia (Masumi Isogai)
  •  Column 6 “The Kairouan Marriage”: Tunisia’s Traditional Monogamy System (Hitomi Ono)
  • Special Articles 2: The Birth of Modern Family Law
    1. Family Law in Turkey (Kaoru Murakami)
    2. Family Law in Egypt (Emi Goto)
    3. Family Protection Laws in Iran (Toyoko Morita)
  •  Column 7 Atatürk's Divorce (Yoko Uno)
  •  Column 8 Women and Marriage under the Gaddafi Regime (Yuki Tanaka)

PART III Contemporary Marriages: Changes and Diversity

  • Chapter 6 Marriages in Indonesia: Polygyny, Secret marriage, and Interfaith Marriage (Satomi Ohgata)
  •  Column 9 Urfi Marriage in Egypt: The Dilemma of Faith, from a Personal Experience (Jyunko Toriyama)
  • Chapter 7 Contemporary Marriages in a Film: The Case of “Two Girls from Egypt” (Emi Goto)
  •  Column 10 Changes in the Temporary Marriage System (Toyoko Morita)
  • Chapter 8 Variations in Contemporary Iranian “Marriages”: Trend of Late Marriage among Highly Educated Women and “White Marriage” among the Youth (Kazumi Yamazaki)
  • Chapter 9 Cousin Marriages and Genetic Disorders (Sachiko Hosoya)

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