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Women of the Caliphate: The Mechanism for Women's incorporation into the Islamic State (IS)

@article{KhelghatDoost2017WomenOT,
  title={Women of the Caliphate: The Mechanism for Women's incorporation into the Islamic State (IS)},
  author={Hamoon Khelghat-Doost},
  journal={Perspectives on terrorism},
  year={2017},
  volume={11}
}
The ongoing incorporation of women into the Islamic State (IS) is unlike what any other jihadi organization in the recent history of jihadism has attempted to achieve. An important question is therefore: how does IS reconcile its ultra-conservative Islamic narrative of women, with the organization’s incorporation of women? By analyzing primary data collected through fieldwork in the Middle East, the author of this article argues that, through the platform of ‘gender-segregated parallel… 

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