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作者 Sameh, Catherine Z., author
書名 Axis of hope : Iranian women's rights activism across borders / Catherine Z. Sameh
出版項 Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2019]
©2019
國際標準書號 9780295746302 (hardcover)
9780295746326 (paperback)
9780295746319 (ebook)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  HQ1735.2.A62 S35 2019    在架上    30610020622841
說明 xiii, 187 pages ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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系列 Decolonizing feminisms
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-175) and index
Introduction: To think of and be with -- We sang the songs of equality -- Without those branches, this cannot be a tree -- Human rights work is an act of worship -- We have the same journey, but not the same destiny
"Long-standing political tensions between Iran and the United States that intensified in the post-9/11 period and the Global War on Terror set the stage for women's rights activists both inside and outside Iran as they seek full legal equality under the Islamic Republic. Through discourse analysis and ethnographic research, Catherine Sameh demonstrates how despite limited success in overturning discriminatory laws under conservative and reform governments, women's rights activists have imprinted a gender equality perspective onto the state and society in defining modern Islamic democracy. Sameh engages with activist work both inside Iran and in the diaspora, through analysis of the One Million Signatures Campaign to End Discriminatory Law (a transnational campaign started in 2006 to reform Iranian Muslim family law), the work of Nobel Prize-winning Shirin Ebadi, and the independent, alterative internet streaming television channel Zanan TV, founded by longtime women's rights activist Mahboubeh Abbasgolizadeh. Situating post-reform women's rights activism within the unfolding and decades-long project to democratize Iran from within, Axis of Hope makes a timely and critical contribution to studies of feminist movements, women's human rights in Muslim contexts, activism and new media, and the relationship between activism, civil society, and the state"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Feminists -- Iran -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Women social reformers -- Iran -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Women's rights -- Iran
Women's rights -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Feminism -- Iran
Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Women -- Iran -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Transnationalism
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