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[PDF/EPUB] (Reconstructed Lives Women and Iran's Islamic Revolution Woodrow Wilson Center Press) by Haleh Esfandiari


Reconstructed Lives Women and Iran's Islamic Revolution Woodrow Wilson Center Press

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Negatives of the Revolution of which there were manyThis book does not however give any explanation as to why the majority of Iranian women supported the Revolution nor does it explain the however give any explanation as to why the majority of Iranian women supported the Revolution nor does it explain the varied effects including extremely positive ones that many Iranian women and men did in act experience as a result of the RevolutionIf you want to read about the exact part of the population that experienced a significant decline in living standards and rights after The Revolution This Book Revolution this book or you If you want to gain perspective into the lives of poor working class or even just average middle class Iranian women rom the late 1970 s onwards this book does not offer muc. Gies by which women try to and sometimes SUCCEED IN SUBVERTING THE STATE'S AGENDA in subverting the state's agenda also provides historical background on the women's movement in Iran She Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays finds evidence in Iran's experience that even womenrom traditional and working classes do not easily surrender rights or access they have gained to education career opportunities and a public role. Xtremely tiny compared to the contemporary system where women make up 65% and "Thus The Women In "the women in were an extremely minor percentage of society The change in percentage is not only large in terms of percentage points it is also MASSIVE in numbers and the author makes no attempt to present the experiences of conservative women religious women or women rom the lower classesA number of her informants explain that they were utterly confused at the religious nature of the revolution and The Reader Is Left Uite reader is left uite as well since the status of Iranian women is explained entirely rom the perspective of the educated secular elite that bore the brunt of the. Telling in their own words what the revolution attempted and how they responded Through a series of interviews with professional and working women responded Through a series of interviews with professional and working women Iran doctors lawyers writers professors secretaries businesswomen Haleh Esfandiari gathers telling accounts of what has happened to their lives as women in an Islamic society She and her informants describe strate. This book does a good job describing how the 1979 Iranian Revolution educated upper and upper middle class professional womenHowever Esfandiari does not inclined at any point to mention that these women composed an extremely tiny raction of Iranian women before the Revolution and that the majority of Iranian women were rom religious conservative amilies and lived lives that did not resemble anything presented in the bookShe also intentionally misleads the audience by giving statistics without context or example she points out that before the Revolution women made up 30% of university students but does not mention that the university system was In Iran the Islamic revolution of 1979 transformed All Areas Of Iranian Life For Women areas of Iranian life For women conseuences were extensive and profound as the state set out to reverse legal and social rights women had won and to dictate many aspects of women's lives including what they could study and how they must dress and relate to men Reconstructed Lives presents Iranian women. ,


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    [PDF/EPUB] (Reconstructed Lives Women and Iran's Islamic Revolution Woodrow Wilson Center Press) by Haleh Esfandiari This book does a good job describing how the 1979 Iranian Revolution affected educated upper and upper middle c

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