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Production of Knowledge: Non-Governmental Organizations: Iraq
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Knowledge production about Iraqi women's organizations, particularly non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the current post-invasion period, is shaped by contesting political agendas, thereby often distorting complex realities with simplistic depictions and analysis. On the one hand, Iraqi society prior to the invasion is misleadingly de…

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Al-Ali, Nadje, “Production of Knowledge: Non-Governmental Organizations: Iraq”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 29 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0667>
First published online: 2010

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