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By Zahra Tizro

This e-book deals a brand new methodological and theoretical method of the hugely delicate and intricate factor of violence opposed to ladies in modern Iran. demanding the frequent proposal that secularisation and modernisation are the keys to emancipating ladies, the writer as a substitute posits that family violence is deeply rooted in society and located within the fundament of present discourses.

Investigating how orthodox jurisprudence as mainstream discourse, including social, criminal and public norms, support to perpetuate the creation and replica of actual, mental, sexual and comparatively cheap violence opposed to girls, the writer provides and displays upon narratives, reviews and the social realities accounting for household violence opposed to ladies. Drawing on qualitative empirical learn, she theorises that the concept of secularization and modernisation assisting to beat such violence is to a point represented via Islamic feminism, secular feminism, and spiritual intellectualism, all of that are methodologically tested within the research.

Challenging traditional knowledge concerning women’s position in Iran and in wider Islamic society, this booklet deals a brand new perception into violence opposed to Muslim girls and as such should be a huge addition to the present literature within the components of gender experiences, center jap and Islamic reviews, and Iranian studies.

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