Women, Work and Islamism: Ideology & Resistance in Iran

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This work explores Islamism in practice and looks at the influence of state, economy and religion on women in Iran. Drawing on original research into women's participation in the workforce, the author shows how the Islamization of state and society which followed the 1979 revolution involved an attempt by the Islamic state to seclude women within the home. Its power to transform gender relations, however, was constrained by many factors - the Iran-Iraq war, economic restructuring, and women's own, varied, responses to ...

Women, Work and Islamism: Ideology & Resistance in Iran 2000, Zed Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781856496827

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Women, Work and Islamism: Ideology & Resistance in Iran 2000, Zed Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781856496810

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