Religion, the Secular, and the Politics of Sexual Difference (BOK)

Religion, the Secular, and the Politics of Sexual Difference (BOK)

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Global struggles over women's roles, rights, and dress increasingly cast the secular and the religious in tense if not violent opposition. When advocates for equality speak in terms of rights and modern progress, or reactionaries ground their authority in religious and scriptural appeals, both tend to presume women's emancipation is ineluctably tied to secularization. Religion, the Secular, and the Politics of Sexual Difference upsets this certainty by drawing on diverse voices and traditions in studies that historicize, question, and test the implicit links between secularism and expanded freedoms for women. Rather than position secularism as the answer to conflicts over gender and sexuality, this volume shows both religion and the secular collaborate in creating the conditions that generate them.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
University Press Group Ltd
ISBN 9780231162487 Antall sider 344
Vekt 454 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Linell E. Cady, Tracy Fessenden Emner og form Religious issues & debates, Gender studies, gender groups

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