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Gender Analysis in Contemporary Islamic Discourse

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Author(s): Mohd Anuar Ramli | Ahmad Badri Abdullah | Muhammad Ikhlas Rosele | Syed Mohd Jeffri Syed Jaafar | Mohammad Aizat Jamaludin | Mohd Roslan Mohd Nor | Mohamad Zaid Mohd Zin | Ahmad Faisal Mahdi | Zalina Ibrahim

Journal: Asian Social Science
ISSN 1911-2017

Volume: 9;
Issue: 7;
Date: 2013;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Islamic jurisprudence is a dynamic system. It is facilitated by some flexible methodologies. Nowadays, there are varieties of issues in Muslims’ societies that are results or implications of developments in science and technology, and also results of changes that happen in the structures of the societies. In order to face this reality, a contemporary integrated approach has to be applied in Islamic Jurisprudence's research process. Hence, this paper will elaborate the integrated approaches that try to unify and integrate theories in Islamic jurisprudence with social research methods. Basically, there are models that have been introduced by several scholars that relate to this integrated approach. All of the models have their own strength and weakness in these approaches. This paper attempts to analyze the integration of Islamic jurisprudence theories with the gender analysis method and its relation to social critics methods. This is related to an issue in fiqh pertaining to polygamy that is always being debated nowadays and also to analyze the applicability of the practice in the social and contemporary conditions of our soceity.
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