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Author Kazemzadeh, Masoud.

Title Islamic fundamentalism, feminism, and gender inequality in Iran under Khomeini / Masoud Kazemzadeh.

Imprint Lanham, MD : University Press of America, c2002.

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 Moore Stacks  HQ1735.2 .K39 2002    Available  ---
Description xiii, 164 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [151]-164).
Contents 1: Definitions of "causality" and "Islamism" -- Scholarly perspectives on the relationship between Islam and the gender policies of Khomeini -- 2: Fundamentalist policies on gender -- Historical context -- Cultural context -- Political context one: twentieth century political struggles in Iran -- Political context two: a brief history of women's and feminist struggles in Iran -- The gender policies of Khomeini and fundamentalists in Iran -- Dismissal of employed urban women -- Limiting women's access to higher education -- Repression and resistance in post-revolutionary Iran -- General repression -- Repression of high-ranking Shia clerics -- Repression of women -- 3: Theories of gender, and political parties, 1979-1984 -- Anti-feminism -- Liberal feminism -- Traditional marxism/marxist feminism -- Radical feminism -- Socialist feminism -- 4: The Koran and patriarchy -- Females' obedience and inferiority to males -- Polygyny -- Male sexual access to his female slaves -- Divorce -- Inheritance -- Testimony -- Did Islam bring about improvement in the status of women? -- 5: Fundamentalist Puritanism and Islam -- Sexual Puritanism and the Prophet Mohammad -- Sexual Puritanism and Islam -- Sexual Puritanism and historical Shiism -- 6: Are Judaism and Christianity any different? -- Policy implications for those struggling for gender equality -- Ideologies of political parties and politicians in Iran 1979-1984 -- Ideologies of political parties and politicians in Iran 2001.
Subject Feminism -- Iran -- History.
Sex discrimination against women -- Iran -- History.
Equality -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Iran -- History.
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979.
ISBN 0761823883 (pbk. : alk. paper)