Introduction 1. Western Feminism Has Not Taken Root in Muslim Hearts and Minds 2. Islamists are Winning Elections 3. Veiled Women are Leading 4. Men are Enabling Islamic Feminism 5. Arab Youth are Both Modern and Traditional Conclusion: Legitimate Authorities in Balance Appendix I: ISAS Methodology Appendix II: Select Responses to Interview Questions
Drawing on interviews and fieldwork in Kuwait and throughout the Arabian Peninsula, this book explores what cultural elites in the Arab Gulf region have to say about women's political and cultural rights and how their faith is or is not related to their politics.