Fundamentalism and its Female Apologists

  • Haleh Afshar


It is the contention of this paper that feminist and Muslim fundamentalist women both begin from similar premises where the subordination of women is concerned; it is in their conclusions that the two groups vary considerably. It is therefore necessary to consider the analysis offered by Muslims and consider seriously whether the feminist solutions remain valid even in the cultural and political context of countries such as Iran.


Development Perspective Muslim Woman Iranian Woman Unpaid Labour Muslim Scholar 
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