New PDF release: Citizenship, Faith, and Feminism (Brandeis Series on Gender,

By Jan Feldman

spiritual girls in liberal democracies are "dual voters" as a result of their contrasting prestige as contributors of either a civic group (in which their gender has no effect on their constitutional warrantly of equivalent rights) and a conventional non secular group (which distributes roles and gear in response to gender).

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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