Peacebuilding in Sudan: Micro- Macro Issues

The Many Faces of Political Islam in Sudan: Muslim Women's Activism for and against the State

Liv Tønnessen, Doctoral thesis, University of Bergen 2012

Parts of the opposition are more conservative than the Islamist state ever imagined

In her doctoral thesis, Liv Tønnessen identifies three different groups promoting competing gender ideologies for and against the state. Parts of the opposition are more conservative than the Islamist state ever imagined. Tønnessen sees this as a reminder not to demonize the Sudanese state, whilst romanticizing the opposition.


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