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Author Al-Rasheed, Madawi.
Title A most masculine state : gender, politics and religion in Saudi Arabia / Madawi Al-Rasheed.
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2013.
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Description xii, 333 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Cambridge Middle East studies ; 43
Cambridge Middle East studies ; 43.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-313) and index.
Contents Introduction: the 'woman question' in Saudi Arabia -- From religious revival to religious nationalism -- Schooling women: the state as benevolent educator -- Symbols of piety: fatwa on women in the 1980s -- The quest for cosmopolitan modernity -- Women in search of themselves -- Celebrity women novelists and the cosmopolitan fantasy -- Guarding self and nation: women preachers and activists -- Conclusion: light at the end of the tunnel.
Subject Women -- Saudi Arabia -- Social conditions.
Muslim women -- Saudi Arabia -- Social conditions.
Feminism -- Saudi Arabia.
Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Women and religion -- Saudi Arabia.
Sex role -- Saudi Arabia.
Women's rights -- Saudi Arabia.
ISBN 9780521761048 (hbk.)
0521761042 (hbk.)
9780521122528 (pbk.)
052112252X (pbk.)
OCLC number 806291281