DOI:​10.1016/J.WSIF.2009.09.005
Corpus ID: 144539547
Reconstruction of gender in Islamic thought: Iqbal's vision of equal opportunity
Jawad Syed
Published 1 November 2009
Sociology
Womens Studies International Forum
Synopsis Previous research suggests that an uncritical import of a Western notion of equal employment opportunity to non-Western contexts, particularly to Muslim majority countries, may be… Expand
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