By Jan Feldman
This booklet exhibits how these"dual citizens"-Orthodox Jewish ladies in Israel, Muslim girls in Kuwait, and ladies of either these faiths within the U.S.-have more and more deployed their civic citizenship rights in makes an attempt to reform and never wreck their religions. For them, neither "exit" nor acquiescence to standard non secular gender norms is an alternative. as a substitute, they use the narrative of civic citizenship mixed with a extra genuine, if substitute examining in their religion culture to enhance their status.
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Citizenship, Faith, and Feminism (Brandeis Series on Gender, Culture, Religion, and Law) by Jan Feldman