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Competing Gender Discourses in Post-revolutionary in Iran. The new religion of gender equality must have come up as a result of severing the implicit link in Islamic law between the construction of gender rights and the theories of female and male sexuality. Gender inequality propagates through the Quran and the hadith. The gender literature can group into traditionist, neotraditionists, and modernists, which classifies further into gender inequality, gender balance, and gender equality, respectively. The traditionalist genre view marriage as the union of the bride and the bridegroom. The majority of this genre addresses men to men on how to keep their families going. Only on a few occasions, such as the one written by Banu Amin, is sent to women. Although they do not explain these theories clearly, they keep holding to the fact that men are created differently from ladies. They believe that a woman dominating a family will lead to evil since even women did
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Unformatted text preview: not drive their predecessors. On the other hand, the neotraditionalist discourse is quite different in that the writers had in mind the current discussions of gender and equality. Issues handled in this discourse, women's education, divorce laws, women's employment, and other themes revolving around women. Unlike the traditional genre, this genre is sometimes written by women for women. The main characteristics of this genre are that they hold on gender balance. They argue for complementarity instead of equality. The modernist genre began the early 1960s when questions were raising from complementarity. Mehrangiz Kar and Sayyid Muhsin are the famous feminists of the ages. They had many theories supporting their ideas. They said that even though Islam did not promote gender equality, Islam was meant to maintain gender equality. This genre that led to gender equality...
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