Islam and Gender Politics in Iran

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This study explores the links between religion, gender, and nation in the context of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI). Contrary to popular perception, state, gender, and religion-particularly in Islam-are not monolithic categories; the relationship among them is one of dynamic interactive processes without any fixed pattern. Author Jyotika Teckchandani shows how gender, religion, class, and ideologies interplay for negotiating the privileges and rights of women within the existing polity and power structure of Iran. ...

Islam and Gender Politics in Iran 2017, New Century Publications

ISBN-13: 9788177084382

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