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Patriarchy in Transition: Women and the Changing Family in the Middle East
The family is perhaps the only societal institution that is conceptualized as “essential” and “natural”, and its importance is emphasized by social conservatives across cultures. In this article I ...
Islamic Feminism and Its Discontents: Toward a Resolution of the Debate
  • V. Moghadam
  • Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1 June 2002
Dans cet article l'A. se penche sur le debat existant a propos du feminisme islamiste. L'A. revient sur la revolution iranienne et ses consequences pour la condition feminine, puis etudieExpand
Foucault and the Iranian Revolution: Gender and the Seductions of Islamism
  • V. Moghadam
  • Sociology
  • Perspectives on Politics
  • 27 February 2007
Foucault and the Iranian Revolution: Gender and the Seductions of Islamism. By Janet Afary and Kevin B. Anderson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. 312p. $60.00 cloth, $24.00 paper. MichelExpand
PATRIARCHY AND THE POLITICS OF GENDER IN MODERNISING SOCIETIES: IRAN, PAKISTAN AND AFGHANISTAN
The politicisation of gender and restrictive laws about women in Muslim countries have often been explained in terms of the ubiquity of Islam in politics and culture. This paper offers an alternativeExpand
Globalizing Women: Transnational Feminist Networks
Globalization may offer modern feminism its greatest opportunity and greatest challenge. Allowing communication and information exchange while also exacerbating economic and social inequalities,Expand
GENDER AND GLOBALIZATION: FEMALE LABOR AND WOMEN'S MOBILIZATION
This paper casts a gender perspective on globalization to illuminate the contradictory effects on women workers and on women's activism. The scope of the paper is global. The sources of data are UNExpand
Patriarchy, the Taleban, and politics of public space in Afghanistan
Abstract This paper analyzes the extreme situation of Afghan women under the Taleban by casting a historical and sociological lens to highlight (a) the patriarchal nature of gender and socialExpand
Transnational Feminist Networks
This article seeks to contribute to feminist theorizing, to globalization studies and to theories of social movements by discussing a new organizational form and a new form of women's collectiveExpand
in Women ’ s Studies / Gender Research No . 2 THE ‘ FEMINIZATION OF POVERTY ’ AND WOMEN ’ S HUMAN RIGHTS
An examination of the “feminization of poverty” around the world is approached in terms of the three contributing factors that have been underscored in the women-in-development andExpand
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