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Women RisingIn and Beyond the Arab Spring$
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Rita Stephan and Mounira M. Charrad

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781479846641

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Advancing Women’s Rights in the Arab World

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
(p.iii) Women Rising
Author(s):
Rita Stephan, Mounira M. Charrad
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0001

This chapter frames the discussion on resistance, revolution, and reform as three theoretical concepts that are addressed in this volume. The Arab Spring events brought new challenges to the fields of feminism, social revolutions, and gender politics as we know them. Editors Rita Stephan and Mounira M. Charrad deliver the voices of activists and politicians as they fight for reforms, resist oppression, and engage in protests and revolutions to change regimes. This introduction features the historical, geographical, and thematic spaces of women’s agency before, during, and after the events of the Arab Spring.

Keywords:   women’s agency, social revolutions, gender politics

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