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Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism

The Limits of Postmodern Analysis

by Hiadeh Moghissi

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism,
  • Islamic studies,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Muslim women,
  • Women In Islam,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Women,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Islam - General,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Islamic fundamentalism,
  • Legal status, laws, etc. (Isla,
  • Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9374032M
    ISBN 101856495892
    ISBN 109781856495899


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An accessible introduction to postmodernism, feminist theory and Islamic fundamentalism, this book is a highly controversial intervention into the debate on postmodernism and feminism which looks at what happens when they are jointly employed to illuminate the sexual politics of by: A major feminist critique of Islamic fundamentalism, this book asks some hard questions of those who, in denouncing the racism of Western feminism, have taken up an uncritical embrace of the Islamic identity of Muslim women/5(4).

The rise of Islamic fundamentalist movements in the Islamic world and their obsession with women's roles has given rise to the question of the relationship between Islam and women's inferior position. There is little doubt that Iranian women have been one of the major losers of the Iranian by: A major feminist critique of Islamic fundamentalism, this book asks some hard questions of those who, in denouncing the racism of Western feminism, have taken up an uncritical embrace of the Islamic identity of Muslim women.

It is urgent reading for all those concerned about human rights. A major feminist critique of Islamic fundamentalism, this book asks some Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism book questions of those who, in denouncing the racism of Western feminism, have taken up an uncritical embrace of the.

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Books on Islamic Feminism Below is a list of books that I recommend to anyone interested in understanding re-interpretations of Islam, alternative readings to the traditionalist ones that are largely patriarchal in nature, or otherwise scholarship that complicate simplified ideas of Islam.

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"A major feminist critique of Islamic fundamentalism, this book asks some hard questions of those who, in denouncing the racism of Western feminism, have taken up an uncritical embrace of the Islamic identity of Muslim women.

UNU-WIDER United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, FI Helsinki, Finland Tel: +(0)9 Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Haideh : Zed Books, Pp.

x+ $ (cloth); $ (paper). The Sole Objective Of This Book, Muslim Feminism And Feminist Movement In South-East Asia Malaysia, Mauritius, Indonesia And Philippines, Is To Provide A Comprehensive Analytical Study Of The Nature And Motivation Of Feminism And Feminist Movement In Islamic Perspective.

Here, We Are Presenting 14 Important Articles Of Eminent Scholars. Enemy in the Mirror Islamic Fundamentalism and the Limits of Modern Rationalism: A Work of Comparative Political Theory.

Roxanne Leslie Euben - The Emergence of Feminism Among Indian Muslim Women, Author: Haideh Moghissi. and Islamic fundamentalism, this book is a highly controversial intervention into the debate on postmodernism and feminism which looks at what happens when they are jointly employed to illuminate the sexual politics of Islam.

Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of A major feminist critique of Islamic fundamentalism, this book. The rise of Islamic fundamentalist movements in the Islamic world and their obsession with women's roles has given rise to the question of the relationship between Islam and women's inferior position.

There is little doubt that Iranian women have been one of Price: $ fundamentalism:1 In Protestantism, religious movement that arose among conservative members of various Protestant denominations early in the 20th cent., with the object of maintaining traditional interpretations of the Bible and of the doctrines of the Christian faith in the face of Darwinian evolution, secularism, and the emergence of liberal theology.

Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives is the title of Saudi scholar Mai Yamani's book comprising the essays of a substantial number of women scholars who are articulating an emerging Islamic feminism.

(Published for CIMEL by Ithaca Press, ).Author: Ali Houissa. xiii, pages: 23 cm Between February to Juneafter the Shah had been overthrown, and fundamentalist and non-fundamentalists were struggling for power in Iran, says Kazemzadeh (political science, Utah Valley State College), provides a unique situation in which to study the relationship between Islamic fundamentalism and gender : Get this from a library.

Islamic fundamentalism, feminism, and gender inequality in Iran under Khomeini. [Masoud Kazemzadeh] -- Between February to Juneafter the Shah had been overthrown, and fundamentalist and non-fundamentalists were struggling for power in Iran, says Kazemzadeh (political science, Utah Valley.

Introduction. Feminism is a secular ideology and Islam today rests on fundamentalist foundations. Those who advocate that feminist projects be conducted within an Islamic framework have clearly despaired of secular options for change without considering how have elaborated Lila’s argument against the possibility of the coexistence of Islam and feminism because it explains the anxiety many.

Islamic Feminism. The term Islamic feminism was first used in the s. It is not certain who coined the term. Nor is it evident that those who first used it were aware of the explosive impact that the juxtaposition of these two words was to have.

Rather than imagining and promoting a revolution in the heart of Islam. Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: Some Perspectives from Nigeria and Beyond.

Joy Ezeilo. Women’s Aid Collective (WACOL) Enugu, Nigeria "Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: Some Perspectives from Nigeria and Beyond," Signs: Cited by: 7. From Patriarchy to Empowerment. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, pp. ISBNISBN —, £ (pbk) Haideh Moghissi, Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Analysis.

Islamic Feminism(s): A Very Short Introduction Alina Isac ALAK University of Bucharest, Romania Moreover, the political and discursive influence of Islamic fundamentalism is visible in the elitism of this approach and in the impairment of the secular, liberal, or socialist intellectuals agenda.

Zed Books, ), P a g e. Islamic feminism is defined by Islamic scholars as being more radical than secular feminism, and as being anchored within the discourse of Islam with the Quran as its central text.

[4] During recent times, the concept of Islamic feminism has grown further with Islamic groups looking to garner support from many aspects of society. This paper explores the reason behind the crisis of representation in post-revolutionary competing Iranian gender discourses.

These competing discourses include Islamic fundamentalism, religious revisionism, and secular feminism. The crisis of representation is related to at least three main presuppositions and attendant action programs: first, discrimination against women and possible Cited by: 2.

Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco - Ebook written by Zakia Salime. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco.

Islam, Modernity and the Politics of Gender Ghani, Ashraf (), ‘Islam and State-Building in a Tribal Society, Afghanistan – ’, Modern Asian Studies, 12/2: – The dramatic impact of Islamic fundamentalism in recent years has skewed our image of Islamic history and culture.

Stereotypes depict Islamic societies as economically backward, hyper-patriarchal, and fanatically religious. But in fact, the Islamic world encompasses a great diversity of cultures and a great deal of variation within those cultures in terms of gender roles and sexuality/5(2).

Feminist theology and Islam is also used to strengthen the spiritual connection to the women of Islam when they undergo severe trauma, to promote human rights especially those of women. Fatima Mernissi ’s book, The Forgotten Queens of Islam, is a crucial piece in feminist theology for Islam and how it relates to a non western state.

[43]. feminisme dan islam This article would like to elucidate the history and the difference betwen the movement of feminism in west and Islam and the status of woman in Islam. According to western perspective feminism is a history of struggles for women’s rights and freedoms and emphasizes that religion is one of the chief enemies of its progress.

The abstract on Islamic fundamentalism, will deal very briefly with the development of Islamic fundamentalism in the last century.

The third and last abstract will then deal with the development of feminism in the United States, from the ’s onwards. IntroductionFeminism is a secular ideology and Islam today rests on fundamentalist foundations. Those who advocate that feminist projects be conducted within an Islamic framework have clearly despaired of secular options for change without considering how have elaborated Lila’s argument against the possibility of the coexistence of Islam and feminism because it explains the anxiety many.

Islamic Fundamentalism, Feminism, and Gender Inequality in Iran Under Khomeini by Masoud Kazemzadeh,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2).

Mir-Hosseini Beyond ‘Islam’ vs. ‘Feminism’ IDS Bulletin Volume 42 Number 1 January Beyond ‘Islam’ vs. ‘Feminism’ Ziba Mir-Hosseini Abstract Islamic feminism has gained currency since the s and has become the label for a new brand of feminist scholarship and activism that is associated with Islam.

Moghissi, Haideh, Chapter Seven, “Islamic Feminism and Its Discontents”, from Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism, New York: Zed Books,p “Women’s Rights in the Muslim World: Where do they stand?”.

Hence, she chooses to entitle her book “Feminism in Islam” rather than “Islamic feminism.” She identifies Islamic feminism as a descriptive, analytical category that demarcates the demands and activism of Muslim women who are veiled and/or situated in a variety of Islamist or Islamic.

Haideh Moghissi argues in Feminism and Islamic fundamentalism that polygamy reduces women to the sex objects which men exploit to satisfy their sexual needs.

She claims, “The female body is the.2 Haideh Moghissi, Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Analysis (London: Zed Books, ), 34 Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion Secular women in and outside the country have fought to obtain Iranian women's social and .