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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