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On shifting ground : Muslim women in the global era

Author: Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2005.
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"This book contains many thoughtful, highly relevant, and frequently brilliant essays on the contemporary ideas, organization, activities, and agency of Muslim women in several countries."--Nikki Keddie, professor emerita of Middle Eastern and Iranian history, University of California, Los Angeles Has Arab Spring made life better for Muslim women' Has new media brought feminists together, or has it become a tool to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
On shifting ground.
New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2005
(DLC) 2005020033
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone
ISBN: 9781558618565 1558618562
OCLC Number: 897552505
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 282 pages)
Contents: The satellite, the prince, and Scheherazade : women as communicators in digital Islam / Fatema Mernissi --
On and off camera in Egyptian soap operas : women, television, and the public sphere / Lila Abu-Lughod --
Singing a new song : bonding and breaking with the past / Sherifa Zuhur --
Wings of freedom : Iranian women, identity, and cyberspace / Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone --
The challenge of globalization in Saudi Arabia / Mai Yamani --
Globalizing equality : Muslim women, theology, and feminism / Asma Barlas --
The veil debate --
again : a view from America in the early twenty-first century / Leila Ahmed --
Feminist theory, agency, and the liberatory subject / Saba Mahmood --
Between religion and secularism : Islamist women of Hamas / Islah Jad --
The prospects for democracy : women reformists in the Iranian parliament / Elaheh Koolaee --
Standing on shifting ground : women and civil society in Iran / Mehrangiz Kar --
Sisters in Islam and the struggle for women's rights / Zainah Anwar --
Women and the dynamics of transnational networks / Meena Sharify-Funk --
Shirin Ebadi : a perspective on women's rights in the context of human rights / Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone.
Responsibility: edited by Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone.

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"This book contains many thoughtful, highly relevant, and frequently brilliant essays on the contemporary ideas, organization, activities, and agency of Muslim women in several countries."--Nikki Keddie, professor emerita of Middle Eastern and Iranian history, University of California, Los Angeles Has Arab Spring made life better for Muslim women' Has new media brought feminists together, or has it become a tool to organize the opposition' This essential collection is updated with a new introduction and two new essays, offering insider views on how Muslim women are navigating technology, social media, public space, secularism/fundamentalism, and citizenship. Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone is a historian at the American University School of International Service.

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