Women in Iraq:beyond the rhetoric

Pratt, Nicola and Al-Ali, Nadje (2006) Women in Iraq:beyond the rhetoric. Middle East Report, 239. pp. 18-23.

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Abstract

In the Iraq of the Bush administration's imagination, women were to help "give birth to freedom" in the neo-liberal post-Saddam order. But three years after the US-led invasion, and despite vigorous women's activism, Iraqi women have been disempowered - reduced to instruments of political agendas and symbols of communal difference.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: gender issue,neoliberalism,political participation,womens status,asia,eurasia,iraq,middle east,north america,united states
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Political, Social and International Studies
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2010 14:56
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 06:01
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/8851
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