Gender and National Identity: Women and Politics in Muslim Societies

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Gender politics exist inevitably in all Islamist movements that expect women to assume the burden of a largely male-defined tradition. Even in secular political movements in the Muslim world - notably those anti-colonial national liberation movements where women were actively involved- women have experiences since independence a general reversal of the gains made. This collection written by women from the countries concerned explores the gender dynamics of a variety of political movements with very different trajectories to ...

Gender and National Identity: Women and Politics in Muslim Societies 1994, Zed Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781856492461

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