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Title: Feminisation of radical Islam

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Title:

Feminisation of radical Islam

Alternative title:

Feminizacja radykalnego islamu

Creator:

Bartoszewicz, Monika Gabriela

Subject and Keywords:

women   politics   Islam   political violence  
polityka   kobiety   islam   przemoc polityczna

Description:

Streszcz. w jęz. ang.

Abstract:

Women are considered a modernising factor in Islam. For decades the active and vocal Muslim feminists represented a progressive and liberating force challenging the traditional understanding of women in Islam and spearheading the efforts aimed at widening the spaces where females could exercise their full potential. Radical Islam, to the contrary, was believed to be and thus portrayed, as inherently masculine and necessarily patriarchal enterprise, somewhat oppressive when it came to women or at least defending the traditional status quo with regards to gender relations and roles. This paper provides an analysis of an emerging trend whereby Muslim women are not only active in the modernising circles but, quite the opposite, become vocal proponents of radical political Islam. Hence, instead of being the much hoped for progressive force, they constitute an avant-garde of the opposite: radical agenda advocating and actively supporting the agenda of political Islam; also in the sphere of political violence. This paper examines how feminisation of radical Islam progressed over time and shows how what hitherto represented a solely masculine privilege and domain, now also belongs to women. Where at first women were not present, with time they became pliable instrument in political struggle, only to gain their own independent voice, agency and a power to act autonomously

Place of publishing:

Wrocław

Publisher:

Wydział Prawa, Administracji i Ekonomii Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego   Wydawnictwo Beta-Druk

Contributor:

Uniwersytet Wrocławski. Pracownia Badań Praw Orientalnych

Date:

2015

Date issued:

2007-

Date copyrighted:

2015

Detailed Type:

czasopisma

Format:

application/pdf

Identifier:

oai:repozytorium.uni.wroc.pl:78315

Language:

eng

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The use of this material is allowed only with accordance of applicable rules of fair use or other exceptions provided by law, and any broader use requires the permission of the authorized entity  
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License:

Making materials available on the basis of the agreement with the owner of the property copyrights  
Udostępnianie na podstawie umowy z właścicielem majątkowych praw autorskich

Rights holder:

Copyright by Pracownia Badań Praw Orientalnych, Katedra Doktryn Politycznych i Prawnych Wydziału Prawa, Administracji i Ekonomii Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego & Authors   Copyright by KNDPiP, KNOTE, Katedra Doktryn Politycznych i Prawnych WPAiE UWr & Authors

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WR U/PAdjm

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Last modified:

Jun 11, 2021

In our library since:

Nov 8, 2016

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All available object's versions:

https://repozytorium.uni.wroc.pl/publication/80079

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