Mixed blessings : gender and religious fundamentalism cross culturally

  title={Mixed blessings : gender and religious fundamentalism cross culturally},
  author={J. Brink and J. Mencher},
Taking a woman-centered approach, Mixed Blessings analyzes the effect of religious fundamentalism on gender roles in a variety of religions and nations. It explains how some women benefit from fundamentalism, gaining economic power and autonomy, and portrays how others maneuver within its restrictions. The scope of the book is broad, ranging from Christian groups in North and South America, Islamic groups in the Middle East and China, Jews in Israel, Hindus in India, and Buddhists in Sri Lanka… Expand
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