Syrian women professionals’ strategies for contesting patriarchal interpretations of their role in Islam

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This study makes a theoretical contribution around classifying Muslim women’s strategies to contest sexual role segregation and division of labour at work and in society. Syrian women accountants (SWAs) in this study employed “defensive”, “offensive” and “authentic” strategies to contest patriarchal interpretations of Islam regarding their roles. Findings will also provide institutions and society with valuable insights for considering women’s issues outside the Western context, especially linking issues of gender, work and religion.

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ConferenceEURAM 2016 Conference
CountryFrance
CityParis
Period1/06/164/06/16

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Islam
women's issues
interpretation
division of labor
segregation
Muslim
Religion
gender
Society

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Kamla, R 2016, 'Syrian women professionals’ strategies for contesting patriarchal interpretations of their role in Islam' Paper presented at EURAM 2016 Conference, Paris, France, 1/06/16 - 4/06/16, .

Syrian women professionals’ strategies for contesting patriarchal interpretations of their role in Islam. / Kamla, Rania.

2016. Paper presented at EURAM 2016 Conference, Paris, France.

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