"Must reading for anyone interested in the changing order in the Middle East
and Islamic societies in general, and certainly for human rights activists with interest in the Muslim world."
--This text refers to the Paperback Edition.
About the Author
Ann Elizabeth Mayer
is Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania . She holds a PhD in Middle Eastern History
from the University of Michigan, a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a Certificate in Islamic and Comparative Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. She has conducted research in countries ranging from Morocco to Pakistan and has published extensively on Islamic Law
in the contemporary Middle East
and on international human rights law, especially women’s international human rights.