Book Review

Political Empowerment of Kashmiri women at the grassroots level

By Zafarul-Islam Khan

 

 

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BOOK REVIEW

Malika B. Mistry (2021). Muslim Women in India Education and Exposure to Media. New Delhi: Genuine  Publications & Media Pvt. Ltd., pp. 212, price INR 895.00.

By N. Benjamin, Professor, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, Maharashtra.

Jharkhand Journal of Development and Management Studies
XISS, Ranchi, Vol. 19,  No. 4,  October-December 2021,  pp. 9067-9069

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The book Vision 2025 Social Economic Inequalities: Why Does India’s Economic Growth Need n Inclusive Agenda is an excellent work by Amir Ullah Khan and Abdul Azim Akhtar on the exclusion study of Indian Muslims. The book is very successful in representing the socio-economic status of the Indian Muslim in-depth, systematic and full of evidentiary articulations. 

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QURANIC GUIDANCE: THERAPY AND ISLAMIC COUNSELLING INTERVENTIONS

by Akbar Hussain. New Delhi, Institute of Objective Studies, 2021, pp. 76. ISBN: 9789384973971.

The need for trained Muslim counsellors to serve as chaplains has grown exponentially in our times owing to peoples’ modern lifestyles. And as Islam is an all-embracing way of life that caters for the needs of those in distress, in hospital, prison or at home, the author has accomplished a valuable task in encapsulating both the theory and practice of counselling along the Islamic lines. 

 

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Book Review

The book Muslim Women in India Education and Exposure to Media by Malika B. Mistry

Addressing gender disparity in Muslim education by M.A. Siraj

New initiatives have shown that more and more Muslim women can be brought into educational mainstream across all markers like literacy, general enrolment ratio, academic attainments and media exposure.

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As the issue of triple talaq or instant divorce among some sections of the Muslim community is fiercely being discussed in Indian electronic media, and people from the non-Muslim community...

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Sociology is an expanding and increasingly popular discipline across many parts of the world, particularly in the United States, Europe, Canada, Japan, India and Australia...

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Credibility is the main resource of a newspaper, magazine, radio station or TV channel. Nobody will ever touch a newspaper or magazine, switch on a radio or TV set if she or he suspects...

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Rich in art and craft, skilled artisans, booming indigenous household industry but sadly gravitating into the pothole. Concerned by the apathy shown by the society towards the craft industries...

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It is interesting to learn that there are only 6,000 people (approximately) who decide the fate of the humanity. This rather arbitrary figure shows that there is one individual in every million who is a...

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One academic writing for another academic is quite common, but an academic writing for lay readership is a rare phenomenon. Still rarer is the two-in-one type that writes for fellow academics...

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As we prepare to observe the 150th anniversary of 1857 events we are once again apt to ask ourselves the same old, unanswered questions: Was it a mutiny, first war of independence...

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Muslim World After 9/11 is the second major work on the subject coming from the prestigious US think-tank, the Rand Corporation. This is nearly three times bigger than the earlier report by Cheryl Benard...

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This research paper seeks to analyse and understand feminism as against women’s liberation movements. Dr Almessiri delves deep into the epistemology and teleology of feminism...

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Routinely reviled as 'dens of terror', India's madrasas, numbering over 35,000, have probably never enjoyed such a bad press before. The demonisation of the madrasas is a project in which much of the mass...

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Since the beginning of the 20th century Assam has been in a demographic flux, a flux that has tended to enrich it in terms of economic productivity and cultural diversity. However, as the century moved on, a certain...

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There are nearly 200 Muslim communities in India which, in many ways, are not yet wholly integrated into the "mainstream" Muslim society. Converted from the tribal or Hindu stock, they retain many features of their earlier life...

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That Hindutva fundamentally aims at the preservation of the Brahminical system, based as it is on the systematic exploitation of the Dalit-Bahujan majority, has been pointed out by numerous scholars, based on a close...

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Hindi newspapers, taken together, have a multi-million readership in India today.  Yet, their role in shaping public opinion is often overlooked. While some Hindi papers are known for their balanced reporting, the vast majority...

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It is an illuminating study of the matrix of human sexuality, power and the “gods” within the pagan format. That the three are related in many interesting ways is widely known, but what Prof. Jalalul Haq seeks...

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This is an interesting discourse on how despite remarkable constitutional safeguards, legal guarantees and broadly tolerant Hindu traditions, India’s Muslims, Dalits and Christians continue to suffer...

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If we delve deep, we find that most of the loot and corruption is done in the garb of development. This sort of corruption is much greater than that in arms deals. Both Indians as well as people of other countries...

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The area in west-south India known as Deccan has a long association with Muslims, who over the centuries had their share of good and bad times. The last two centuries brought possibly more trials and tribulations...

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There are certain fundamental commonalities between the three Abrahamic faiths -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam. There is nothing surprising about it because all three recognise the validity of the larger...

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Yoginder Sikand’s Bastion of Believers: Madrasas and Islamic Education in India reveals facts about madrasas that are not widely known. Sikand has done his work meticulously. His passion for revealing history...

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It is a season of books on terrorism and allied subjects like Taliban, al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. Here is a comprehensive book that seeks to look into the history of terrorism and its “left” and “right” varieties...

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Here is a fascinating account of the Muslim world's response to the major challenges thrown up by the 20th century, challenges like loss of independence at the hands of European colonial powers and the consequent loss of control over their natural resources...

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It is rare that a publisher takes orders for hundreds of thousands of copies of a book even before it is published. In The Line of Fire: A Memoir  by Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf is such a book. Curious bibliophiles...

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The study, VISION 2025: Socio-Economic Inequalities, finds that 89 per cent of Muslims face challenges as a minority community. A whopping 86 per cent of the respondents were not aware of the government...

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