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By Arzoo Osanloo

In The Politics of Women's Rights in Iran, Arzoo Osanloo explores how Iranian ladies comprehend their rights. After the 1979 revolution, Iranian leaders reworked the nation into an Islamic republic. at the moment, the country's leaders used a renewed discourse of women's rights to represent a shift clear of the excesses of Western liberalism. Osanloo finds that the postrevolutionary republic combined practices of a liberal republic with Islamic rules of equality. Her ethnographic research illustrates how women's claims of rights emerge from a hybrid discourse that attracts on either liberal individualism and Islamic ideals.

Osanloo takes the reader on a trip via various websites the place rights are being produced--including Qur'anic examining teams, Tehran's relatives courtroom, and legislation offices--as she sheds gentle at the fluid and developed nature of women's perceptions of rights. In doing so, Osanloo unravels simplistic dichotomies among so-called liberal, common rights and insular, neighborhood tradition. The Politics of Women's Rights in Iran casts mild on a latest non-Western figuring out of the which means in the back of liberal rights, and increases questions on the misunderstood courting among modernity and Islam.

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