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Muslim Women and Violent Protest: Syria
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This entry covers women's participation in violent protest in Syria in three distinct sections: their participation in seemingly non-violent forms of protest; their involement in violent forms of protest; and the use of the body as a tool for protest and for torture in the contexts of political protest. Whilst pr…

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A. Maria A. Kastrinou, Balsam Ahmad, Leen Al-Habash and Mouna Ghanem, “Muslim Women and Violent Protest: Syria”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002005>
First published online: 2014



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