[Marxism] Women's Piety Movements, Egypt and Iran

Rakesh Bhandari bhandari at berkeley.edu
Fri Jul 21 16:37:13 MDT 2006


In her study of women's piety movements  in Egypt, Saba Mahmood suggests
that the Iranian equivalents may be more self- consciously feminist in their
interpretation of Islamic traditions. Has anyone studied or read about
such movements?  What is the relationship of these women's movements
to the state and politics in general?

rb






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