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Soft force : women in Egypt's Islamic awakening

Author: Ellen Anne McLarney
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2015] ©2015
Series: Princeton studies in Muslim politics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the decades leading up to the Arab Spring in 2011, when Hosni Mubarak's authoritarian regime was swept from power in Egypt, Muslim women took a leading role in developing a robust Islamist presence in the country's public sphere. Soft Force examines the writings and activism of these women--including scholars, preachers, journalists, critics, actors, and public intellectuals--who envisioned an Islamic awakening  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McLarney, Ellen Anne.
Soft force
(DLC) 2014026014
(OCoLC)883748783
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Anne McLarney
ISBN: 9781400866441 1400866448
OCLC Number: 905696034
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 312 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Women's liberation in Islam --
The liberation of Islamic letters: Bint al-Shatiʼ's literary license --
The redemption of women's liberation: reviving Qasim Amin --
Gendering Islamic subjectivities --
Senses of self: Niʼmat Sidqi's theology of motherhood --
Covering in the public eye: visualizing the inner --
Politics of the Islamic family --
The Islamic homeland: Iman Mustafa on women's work --
Soft force: Heba Raouf Ezzat's politics of the Islamic family --
Epilogue-fann wa-fitra: art and instinct.
Series Title: Princeton studies in Muslim politics.
Responsibility: Ellen Anne McLarney.

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In the decades leading up to the Arab Spring in 2011, when Hosni Mubarak's authoritarian regime was swept from power in Egypt, Muslim women took a leading role in developing a robust Islamist  Read more...

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Winner of the 2016 JMEWS Book Award, Journal of Middle Eastern Women's Studies and Association of Middle East Women's Studies "Women's roles in the intellectual, organizational and political Read more...

 
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