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Unformatted text preview: compounds this concept of women rights. From the Mi’yar reading it would seem that the rights of women, as stated in legal documents, are upheld and not violated. However, the fact that this specific case had to travel through several judges indicates that there was some skepticism, or at least a great deal of questioning, in respect to the actual legal standing of women. Furthermore, upon the acquisition of her property, the daughter would have most likely had to hand over control of it to her husband, or at least been constricted by his influence. In addition to these limitations, it seems that the inheritance issue was one of the only positive stipulations in relation to women as the excerpt from the Koran indicates their subjugation to males in relation to marriage and polygamy....
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- Fall '08
- POWERS, D
- Sharia, stated inheritance rights, 08 Mi