Law of Desire: Temporary Marriage in Shi'i Iran (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East Revised edition)

Law of Desire: Temporary Marriage in Shi'i Iran (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East Revised edition)

By: Shahla Haeri (author)Paperback

1 - 2 weeks availability

Description

This revised edition includes a postscript contextualizing this classic work within contemporary Iranian society. "Law of Desire contains some very interesting, often heartbreaking, life stories of women...It is the first of its kind to deal with a taboo issue which, despite its social and political importance, has been neglected and overlooked by a wide range of political opinion in Iran." - Feminist Review

Create a review

About Author

Shahla Haeri is associate professor of anthropology at Boston University. She is the author of No Shame for the Sun: Lives of Professional Pakistani Women (Syracuse University Press in the United States, and Oxford University Press in Pakistan, 2004), and Law of Desire: Temporary Marriage, Mut a, in Iran (1989, 1993)."

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/10/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780815633815
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780815633815
  • weight: 426
  • ISBN10: 0815633815
  • edition: Revised edition

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close