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Women involvement in development from Maqasid Syariah perspectives: a case study of Malaysian women

Mahmud , Mek Wok and Ghalia, Bouhedda and Abdul Aziz, Akhtarzaitie (2011) Women involvement in development from Maqasid Syariah perspectives: a case study of Malaysian women. In: Reading on women issues. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 1-40. ISBN 9789670225838

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Abstract

This research is an attempt to discuss the issue of development and gender within the perspective of the predominant western as well as Islamic perspective. Moving from the Islamic perspective on development generally and women participation specifically, this work aims at providing some suggestions in the light of Islamic principles for the concept of human development in Islam, and identifying the guiding ideology behind's women involvement in development. In this relation, principles of Maqasid al Shari'ah will be thoroughly discussed with an objective of setting comprehensive principles and guidelines concerning the involvement of women in development. A case study on the experience of contemporary Muslim women in the fields of development in Malaysia will also be addressed. This study will contribute to the advancement of women and progress in all fields and acknowledge women's contribution at all levels.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 717/18502
Uncontrolled Keywords: women, maqasid,Malaysian women.
Subjects: K Law > KBP Islamic Law
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Mek Wok Mahmud
Date Deposited: 02 May 2012 09:16
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2017 15:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/18502

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