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Author Naghibi, Nima.

Title Rethinking global sisterhood : western feminism and Iran / Nima Naghibi
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxx, 187 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Enlightening the other : Christian sisters and intrepid adventuresses -- Scopophilic desires : unveiling Iranian women -- Global sisters in revolutionary Iran -- Female homosocial communities in Iranian feminist film -- Conclusion: Communicating across disciplines post 9/11
Summary Nima Naghibi makes powerful connections among feminism, imperialism, and the discourses of global sisterhood. Naghibi investigates topics including the state-sponsored Womens Organization of Iran and the involvement of feminists such as Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem in the Iranian feminism movement. She also examines the veiled woman in the films of Tahmineh Milani, Ziba Mir-Hosseini and Kim Longinotto, and Mahnaz Afzali
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-179) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject East and West.
Feminism -- International cooperation.
Feminism -- Iran.
Muslim women -- Iran.
Other (Philosophy)
Women in motion pictures.
Women -- Iran -- Public opinion.
Women -- Iran -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816654220 (electronic bk.)
9780816654222 (electronic bk.)