Islamic Cultural Nationalism and Gender Politics in Iran


Moghissi, Haideh. 2008. "Islamic Cultural Nationalism and Gender Politics in Iran." Third World Quarterly 29 (3): 541-54.

Author: Haideh Moghissi


The ceaseless efforts of women to overcome gender barriers in post-revolutionary Iran that depicts that the developmentalist policies of the ancient regime in Iran have changed the self-image and expectations of women positively is discussed. Women have gathered confidence to challenge the Muslim reformists' stand regarding women's rights.

Topics: Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Nationalism, Political Participation, Religion, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: MENA, Asia, Middle East Countries: Iran

Year: 2008

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