Women, Power and Politics in 21st Century Iran

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Tara Povey, Elaheh Rostami-Povey
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2012 - Social Science - 201 pages
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An insider's look at the experiences of Iranian women as academics, political and civil society activists, this book examines the women's movement in Iran and their role in contesting gender relations since the 1979 Islamic revolution.
 

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Contents

The Womens Movement in its Historical Context
17
The Boom in Womens Education
35
Women
53
Women and Employment
73
Women Gender Roles Media and Journalism
91
Women Working as Judges and Making Judicial Decisions
107
Jamileh Kadivar
121
Women in the Parliament
137
A PoliticoEnvironmental
153
The Iranian Womens Movement in its Regional and International
169
Womens Movements and Democracy Movements
183
Index
197
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Tara Povey is at the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia and Elaheh Rostami-Povey is at the London Middle East Institute, Centre for Iranian Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK

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