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Title Gender in contemporary Iran : pushing the boundaries / edited by Roksana Bahramitash and Eric Hooglund

Publ Info Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011
 RWU Main Library  HQ1735.2 .G46 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Series Iranian studies ; 10
Iranian studies (London, England) ; 10
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: The case for a gendered analysis of contemporary Iran / Roksana Bahramitash and Eric Hooglund -- Authority, modernity and gender-relevant legislation in Iran / Louise Halper -- Gendering Shi'ism in post-revolutionary Iran / Azadeh Kian -- Women and social protest in the Islamic Republic of Iran / Fatemeh Etemad Moghadam -- Exploring women's experience of higher education and the changing nature of gender relations in Iran / Goli M. Rezai-Rashti -- Exclusionary cartographies : gender liberation and the Iranian blogosphere / Niki Akhavan -- Areas of Iranian women's voice and influence / Jaleh Taheri -- Post-revolutionary Iranian youth : the case of Qom and the new culture of ambivalence / Farhad Khosrokhavar -- Changing attitudes among women in rural Iran / Eric Hooglund -- Women's employment trends : advance or retreat? / Roksana Bahramitash and Shala Kazemipour -- Extra legal/informal settlements : does gender matter? / Roksana Bahramitash and Zohreh Fanni -- Iran within a regional context : socio-demographic transformations and effects on women's status / Elhum Haghighat-Sordellini
LC subject Women -- Iran -- Social conditions
Iran -- Social conditions -- 1997-
Add Author Bahramitash, Roksana, 1956-
Hooglund, Eric J. (Eric James), 1944-
ISBN 9780415781015 (hardback)
0415781019 (hardback)
9780203830710 (ebook)
0203830717 (ebook)