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Author Barlow, Rebecca.
Title ISS 11 Women's Human Rights And The Muslim Question.
Imprint Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 2012.

Author Barlow, Rebecca.
Subject Women in Islam.
Women -- Iran -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Muslim women -- Iran -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Women's rights -- Iran.
Feminism -- Iran.
Description 1 online resource (200 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART I Universal Human Rights and the Muslim Question; 1 Drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: The Muslim Experience; 2 Muslim Women and the Development of Universal Women's Human Rights Standards; PART II Human Rights Discourse and the Iranian Women's Movement; 3 The Conventional Islamic Feminist/Secular Feminist Debate; 4 The Shifting Boundaries of Iranian Feminisms; 5 Human Rights Discourse in Practice: The One Million Signatures Campaign; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Women's Human Rights and the 'Muslim Question' shows how Muslim women have made meaningful contributions to the development of the international framework on gender equality and women's rights. Her investigation into the women's movement of Iran offers a practical grounding for this argument, and presents unprecedented findings on how ideological divisions along secular and religious lines have been worked in favour of a rights-based framework for change The book presents a comprehensive synthesis and analysis of the campaign material of the women's movement 'Change for Equality Campaign'-
ISBN 0522861598
9780522861594 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 958578071
Additional Format Print version: Barlow, Rebecca. ISS 11 Women's Human Rights And The Muslim Question. Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, ©2012 9780522861587.

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