ANTH 425/4030 - Women, Islam and the State (3 cr.)
Prerequisites 9 hours of Social Sciences and Junior or Senior standing.
Description An anthropological perspective on the politics of gender in Muslim societies, with an emphasis on the Middle East. The relationship between religion and society, especially the cultural construction of gender hierarchies within the discourses of Islam and the realities of Muslim women’s lives. The articulation of the impact of modern states on gender hierarchies.