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Women, work and Islam: a Malaysian experience

Abd. Rokis, Rohaiza (2009) Women, work and Islam: a Malaysian experience. In: Muslim women in contemporary societies: reality and opportunities. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 241-270. ISBN 9789833855995

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Abstract

Introduction: An activity when performed by men is often more highly valued than when performed by women [Pahl, 1984, Pearson, 2000]. Therefore, the objective of this chapter is to analyse the experience of female workers in their private lives. The relevant research questions are: Do employed women have a second shift at home? How do the feel at home......

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3149/5009
Uncontrolled Keywords: women, work, Islam, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > HQ1101 Women. Feminism
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Depositing User: AP. Dr. Rohaiza Abd. Rokis
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2011 15:37
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2011 12:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/5009

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