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The Factories of Men?: A study of Hamas’ statements and politics concerning women within a theoretical framework of Islamic feminism
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Government.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study examines Hamas’ policies and opinions on women’s rights and participation in the public sphere from a perspective of Islamic feminism. A theoretical framework of Islamic feminism is developed in this thesis and can be applied to other Islamist organisations and parties. The study shows that Hamas’ policies and statements on the topic of women’s rights and political participation have changed from not qualifying as feminist at all to showing tendencies of an Islamic feminism in line with the Legalist model presented. This is partly due to the democratic elements of Hamas, which points towards that this might be a possible future for other Islamist parties which have gained power democratically, such as from the Arab spring. 

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2013. , 39 p.
Keyword [en]
Palestine, feminism, islamism, Hamas, women's rights, Islamic feminism
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Political Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-272517OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-272517DiVA: diva2:894324
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Political Science
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Bachelor Programme in Political Science
Available from: 2016-01-20 Created: 2016-01-14 Last updated: 2016-01-20Bibliographically approved

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