Law of Desire: Temporary Marriage in Shi`i Iran (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East Revised Edition)
By: Shahla Haeri (author)Paperback
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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
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)."
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