In the Name of Women's Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism

  title={In the Name of Women's Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism},
  author={Sara R. Farris},
This book examines the demands for women's rights from an unlikely collection of right-wing nationalist political parties, neoliberals, and some feminist theorists and policy makers. Focusing on contemporary France, Italy, and the Netherlands, Farris labels this exploitation and co-optation of feminist themes by anti-Islam and xenophobic campaigns as “femonationalism.” She shows that by characterizing Muslim males as dangerous to western societies and as oppressors of women, and by emphasizing… 


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