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-Abou El Fadl, K., 2001. Speaking in God’s Name: Islamic Law, Authority, and Women. Oxford: Oneworld Publications.

-Afsaruddin, A., 2010. The First Muslims: History and Memory. Oneworld: New York.

-Ahmed, L., 1992. Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press.

-Asim, Q, M., 2011. Mosques and Youth Engagement: Guidelines and Toolkit. MINAB: London.

-Bano, M., and Kalmbach, H., (eds.) 2011. Women, Leadership, and Mosques: Changes in Contemporary Islamic Authority. Brill: Leiden.

-Barlas, A., 2002. ‘Believing Women’ in Islam. Austin: University of Texas Press.

-Coleman, L., 2009. Survey of mosques in England and Wales [Charity Commission report] BMG Research: London.

-Kabir, N, A., 2010. Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh.

-Kuban, D., 1974. The Mosque and its early development. Brill: Leiden.

-Faith Matters UK. 2010. Developing Diversity Directory: The top 100 mosques in England that provide excellent services to Muslim women.

-Hammer, J., 2012. More Than a Prayer: American Muslim Women, Religious Authority, and Activism. University of Texas Press: Austin.

-Kanaan Kanaan, ‘Mosque History,’ available online from

-Maqsood, R, W., 2005. The Role of the Mosque in Britain (A study sponsored by The Muslim Institute Trust & Bait al-Mal al-Islami). The Muslim Parliament of Great Britain: London.

-Mernissi, F., and Lakeland, M, J., 1992. The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women’s Rights in Islam. Massachusetts: Perseus Books.

-Nomani, A., 2006. Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam. San Francisco: Harper.

-Nomani, A., 2005. ‘Islamic Bill of Rights for Women in the Mosque,’ in Living Islam Out Loud: American Muslim Women Speak. Edited by Abdul-Ghafur, S. Beacon Press: Boston, 153-154.
(Nomani’s bill of rights is available online from

-Reda, N., 2004. ‘Women in the Mosque: Historical Perspectives on Segregation,’ The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 21:277-97.

-Safi, Omid (ed.), 2003. Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism. Oxford: Oneworld.

-Syed Ariffin, S., 2005. Architectural Conservation in Islam: Case Study of the Prophet's Mosque. Penerbit: Skudai.

-Wadud, A., 1999. Qur’an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman’s Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

-Warraich, S., and Feroze, K., 2007. A Management Guide for Mosques & Islamic Centres. Oak Community Development: Manchester.

-Women in Islam, 2005. ‘Women Friendly Mosques and Community Centers: Working Together to Reclaim Our Heritage.’ Women In Islam: New York.

-Woodlock, R., 2010. ‘Praying Where They Don't Belong: Female Muslim Converts and Access to Mosques in Melbourne, Australia,’ Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, 39, 2: 265-278.