Lihi Ben Shitrit
How does the ascendance of religious movements and parties in the Middle East influence women's political activism and participation? This course examines the significant involvement of women in religious-political movements in the Middle East and studies the implications of contemporary religious politics for women's rights, equality, and representation in the region. We will critically examine why women support such movements; the forms of women's activism; the professed doctrines of religious political movements towards women's rights and equality; and the role of the state and incumbent regimes in the shaping the dynamics of religious politics and women's political participation.
Enrollment Limited: Limited to 15 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Andover Hall Room 118
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