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The women of Afghanistan under the Taliban

Author: Rosemarie Skaine
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2002.
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Addresses the historical, religious and political factors that shape the national identity of Afghan women. Interviews with Afghan women provided by the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan give a glimpse into lives of terrible hardship.
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Skaine, Rosemarie.
Women of Afghanistan under the Taliban.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2002
(OCoLC)652353074
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemarie Skaine
ISBN: 0786410906 9780786410903
OCLC Number: 48065446
Description: x, 198 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Modern political and social roles of Afghan women --
2. Women's roles in Islam --
3. Afghan women, contemporary wars and geopolitical forces --
4. Afghan women under the rule of the Taliban --
5. Profiles of Afghan women --
6. Hope for the future.
Responsibility: by Rosemarie Skaine.
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This work addresses the religion, revolution and national identity of Afghan women and places them within their gender-political and religious-political roles, thus elevating our understanding of  Read more...

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