Chapter 35. “Islamic Feminism”: Negotiating Patriarchy and Modernity in Iran

  1. Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi'
  1. Nayereh Tohidi

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996188.ch36

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

How to Cite

Tohidi, N. (2006) “Islamic Feminism”: Negotiating Patriarchy and Modernity in Iran, in The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought (ed I. M. Abu-Rabi'), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996188.ch36

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121743

Online ISBN: 9780470996188

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • islamic feminism;
  • patriarchy;
  • conservative islam;
  • egalitarian;
  • women activists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Global Patterns of Women's Rights

  • Muslim Feminism and Modern Reform in a Global Context

  • What is in the Name?

  • Definition and Characteristics

  • A Few Comparative Observations

  • Policy Implications: Perils and Promises

  • Conclusion