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    Middle Eastern Feminisms: A Phenomenological Analysis of the Turkish and the Iranian Experience
    Comparative and Continental Philosophy 10 (3): 221-237. 2018.
    ABSTRACTThe aim of this essay is to give voice to the distinct types of feminist consciousnesses in dominantly Muslim societies, which have been mostly ignored or marginalized by Western and Western-influenced feminisms. I analyze Islamic and secular feminisms in Turkey and in Iran and show the shortcomings and patriarchal elements in both movements. I also show the authenticity and necessity of both movements, and emphasize their contributions to the feminist ideal of pluralism. Finally, by pro…Read more