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Title In the eye of the storm : women in post-revolutionary Iran / edited by Mahnaz Afkhami and Erika Friedl.
Imprint Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, [1994]
©1994

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ1735.2 .I49 1994    AVAILABLE  
Series Contemporary issues in the Middle East
Contemporary issues in the Middle East.
Subject Women -- Iran.
Alt Name Afkhami, Mahnaz.
Friedl, Erika.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ1735.2 .I49 1994    AVAILABLE  
Series Contemporary issues in the Middle East
Contemporary issues in the Middle East.
Subject Women -- Iran.
Alt Name Afkhami, Mahnaz.
Friedl, Erika.
Description xi, 227 pages ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-216) and index.
Contents Foreword / Robin Morgan -- Introduction / Mahnaz Afkhami and Erika Friedl -- Women in post-revolutionary Iran : a feminist perspective / Mahnaz Afkhami -- Women's education in the Islamic Republic of Iran / Patricia J. Higgins and Pirouz Shoar-Ghaffari -- The status of women and femalechildren in Iran : an update from the 1986 census / Akbar Aghajanian --The Majles and women's issues in the Islamic Republic of Iran / Haleh Esfandiari -- Commoditization of sexuality and female labor participationin Islam : implications for Iran, 1960-90 / Fatemeh E. Moghadam -- Temporary marriage : an Islamic discourse on female sexuality in Iran / Shahla Haeri -- Images of women in classical Persian literature and the contemporary Iranian novel / Azar Naficy -- Veiled vision/powerful presences: women in post-revolutionary Iranian cinema / Hamid Nafig -- Sources of female power in Iran / Erika Friedl -- The legal status of women in the family in Iran / Sima Pakzad -- The Islamic penal code of the Islamic Republic of Iran : excerpts relating to women.
ISBN 0815626339
0815626347 (pbk.)
OCLC # 29597898
Table of Contents
 Contributors 
 Foreword / Robin Morgan 
 Introduction / Mahnaz Afkhami, Erika Friedl1
1Women in Post-Revolutionary Iran: a feminist perspective / Mahnaz Afkhami5
2Women's Education in the Islamic Republic of Iran / Patricia J. Higgins, Pirouz Shoar-Ghaffari19
3The Status of Women and Female Children in Iran: an update from the 1986 census / Akbar Aghajanian44
4The Majles and Women's Issues in the Islamic Republic of Iran / Haleh Esfandiari61
5Commoditization of Sexuality and Female Labor Participation in Islam: implications for Iran, 1960-90 / Fatemeh E. Moghadam80
6Temporary Marriage: an Islamic discourse on female sexuality in Iran / Shahla Haeri98
7Images of Women in Classical Persian Literature and the Contemporary Iranian Novel / Azar Naficy115
8Veiled Vision/Powerful Presences: women in post-revolutionary Iranian cinema / Hamid Naficy131
9Sources of Female Power in Iran / Erika Friedl151
 App. I. The Legal Status of Women in the Family in Iran / Sima Pakzad169
 App. II. The Islamic Penal Code of the Islamic Republic of Iran: excerpts relating to women180
 Notes189
 Index217


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