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Y Arat, Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy: Islamist Women in Turkish Politics

Mohammad, Robina (2008) Y Arat, Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy: Islamist Women in Turkish Politics. [Review]

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Abstract

In Turkey, no secular party has approximated the high levels of membership and intense activism of women within the Islamist Refah (Welfare) Party. Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy examines the experiences of these women, who represented an unprecedented phenomenon within Turkish politics.