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Women, Gender, Islam and Feminism
(4,181 words)


Tertiary-level state Islamic institutes (Institut Agama Islam Indonesia, IAINs) have provided fertile ground for enabling religious and gender studies, and the convergence between secular feminists and Muslim feminists. Many researchers, including Dayana Parvanova, at the Society for South-East Asian Studies (SEAS) in Vienna, Austria, and Nina Nurmila, at IAIN Bandung, have recently published on the Musl…

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Lies Marcoes, “Women, Gender, Islam and Feminism”, 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_002129>
First published online: 2017

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