A Survey of Modernization of Muslim Family Law

  title={A Survey of Modernization of Muslim Family Law},
  author={F. Rahman},
  journal={International Journal of Middle East Studies},
  • F. Rahman
  • Published 1980
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
Some strides have been taken to improve the status of women in Islam, but the weight of conservatism is still very strong. How strong it is may be gauged from the following illustration. In the introduction to his book published in 1926 describing the rise of trade unionism, Shaikh Tāhir al-Haddād, a pioneer of the trade union movement in Tunisia, interprets history in a fashion that comes very close to Marxism, although he rejects Marxist atheism and materialism. No opposition came to this… Expand
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