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Nation, Women, and Gender: Overview
(3,489 words)

In many respects, the study of gender and nationalism in Islamic societies is in its early phase. At the same time, our knowledge about women's experiences in nationalist movements has expanded considerably in the last two decades thanks to micro-level studies conducted by historians and social scientists. With this in mind, the goal of this overvi…

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Rubin, Avi, “Nation, Women, and Gender: Overview”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0120>
First published online: 2009

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