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Gender in the Middle East: Islam, States, Agency

Mounira M. Charrad

Gender in the Middle East: Islam, States, Agency.

Gender has come to demarcate battle lines in geopolitical struggles since Sept. 11, 2001, and to occupy a central place in the discourse of international relations in regard to Muslim countries. This article offers a critical analysis of the scholarship on issues that constitute the core of the intellectual discourse on gender in the Middle East. Published in the Annual Review of Sociology, August 2011.

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