Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Gender

  • Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World: Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress book cover

    Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World

    Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    In recent years bitter controversies have erupted across Europe and the Middle East about women’s veiling, and especially their wearing of the face-veil or niqab. Yet the deeper issues contained within these controversies – secularism versus religious belief, individual freedom versus social or…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Women and Turkish Cinema: Gender Politics, Cultural Identity and Representation book cover

    Women and Turkish Cinema

    Gender Politics, Cultural Identity and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Eylem Atakav

    Since 2000, there has been a considerable effort in Turkish cinema to come to terms with the military’s intervention in politics and subsequent national trauma. It has resulted in an outpouring of cinematic texts. This book focuses on women and Turkish cinema in the context of gender politics,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle East Film and Media

  • Social and Gender Inequality in Oman: The Power of Religious and Political Tradition book cover

    Social and Gender Inequality in Oman

    The Power of Religious and Political Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Khalid M. Al-Azri

    Looking at the social, political and legal changes in Oman since 1970, this book challenges the Islamic and tribal traditional cultural norms relating to marriage, divorce and women’s rights which guide social and legal practice in the modern Omani state. The book argues that despite the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Domestic Violence in Iran: Women, Marriage and Islam book cover

    Domestic Violence in Iran

    Women, Marriage and Islam, 1st Edition

    By Zahra Tizro

    This book offers a new methodological and theoretical approach to the highly sensitive and complicated issue of violence against women in contemporary Iran. Challenging the widespread notion that secularisation and modernisation are the keys to emancipating women, the author instead posits that…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • The Arab State and Women's Rights: The Trap of Authoritarian Governance book cover

    The Arab State and Women's Rights

    The Trap of Authoritarian Governance, 1st Edition

    By Elham Manea

    Researchers studying gender politics in Arab societies have been puzzled by a phenomenon common in many Arab states – while women are granted suffrage rights, they are often discriminated against by the state in their private lives. This book addresses this phenomenon, maintaining that the Arab…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Gender in Contemporary Iran: Pushing the Boundaries book cover

    Gender in Contemporary Iran

    Pushing the Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roksana Bahramitash, Eric Hooglund

    This book examines gender and the dynamics of social change in contemporary Iran, documenting the changes in women’s lives and showing how women have now become agents of social change rather than victims. Bringing together the detailed primary research of a number of eminent scholars working in…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Gender and Violence in the Middle East book cover

    Gender and Violence in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Moha Ennaji, Fatima Sadiqi

    This book explores the relationship between Islamism, secularism and violence against women in the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on case studies from across the region, the authors examine the historical, cultural, religious, social, legal and political factors affecting this key issue.…

    Paperback – 2011-04-19
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • Women in the Middle East and North Africa: Agents of Change book cover

    Women in the Middle East and North Africa

    Agents of Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fatima Sadiqi, Moha Ennaji

    This book examines the position of women in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Although it is culturally diverse, this region shares many commonalities with relation to women that are strong, deep, and pervasive: a space-based patriarchy, a culturally strong sense of…

    Paperback – 2010-10-25
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • Female Homosexuality in the Middle East: Histories and Representations book cover

    Female Homosexuality in the Middle East

    Histories and Representations, 1st Edition

    By Samar Habib

    This book, the first full-length study of its kind, dares to probe the biggest taboo in contemporary Arab culture with scholarly intent and integrity - female homosexuality. Habib argues that female homosexuality has a long history in Arabic literature and scholarship, beginning in the ninth…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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