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Sources and Methods: Azerbaijan: Post-Soviet Period
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Azerbaijan has experienced dramatic sociopolitical and economic change since declaring independence from the Soviet Union. This entry focuses on the effects of these changes on Azerbaijani women. The entry is organized into two sections. The first section explores pivotal sociopolitical, economic, and religious events and changes since independence as a method for examining and providing a more enhanced understanding of the situation o…

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Mehrangiz Najafizadeh, “Sources and Methods: Azerbaijan: Post-Soviet Period”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002019>
First published online: 2015

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