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Women and Politics in Iran

Veiling, Unveiling, and Reveiling

by Hamideh Sedghi

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic studies,
  • Political control & freedoms,
  • Women"s studies,
  • 20th century,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Iran,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Middle East - Iran,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law),
  • Social conditions,
  • Women,
  • Women"s rights,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7765858M
    ISBN 10052183581X
    ISBN 109780521835817


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This book is a must read for every interested person in women and politics in Iran, in the Middle East and in the Muslim world.' Shahla Haeri - Boston University 'Hamideh Sedghi provides a detailed, thorough investigation of gender and politics dynamics in Iran throughout the last three political periods – Qajar, Pahlavi, and Islamic by: This book studies gender discourses in Iran as the interplay of ideologies and socio-historical conditions.

Iranian gender and cultural politics have emerged through lively, often brutally fierce, battles over symbols, meanings, and practices―battles involving Islamist, reformist, and secular women : $ Predicated on an illustrious and unparalleled record of solid scholarship, Hamideh Sedghi's Women and Politics in Iran: Veiling, Unveiling, and Reveiling is a comprehensive study of the vicissitude of the status of women in modern Iran from the Qajar period in the nineteenth century to the Islamic Republic in the twenty-first century.

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