Do Muslim family laws discriminate against women? Why or why not? Please answer from these required readings Required Readings. Kandiyoti, D (1994). Identity and its discontents: Women and the nation. In Williams, P. and Carisman, L. (Eds.), Colonial discourse and post-colonial theory. New York: Columbia University Press. pp. 376391. 2.Mir-Hosseini, Z. (2006, Summer). Muslim womens quest for equality: Between Islamic law and feminism. Critical inquiry 32, pp. 629645. 3.Pew forum on Religion & Public Life. (2011). The future of the global Muslim population. Pew Research Center. Accessed 24 February 2017.