1. Introduction 2. The Devil's Gateway: Religion and the Subordination of Women 3. Fundamentalism: The Divine Right of Patriarchs 4. The Right to Religion Trumps Women's Human Rights 5. Multiculturalism and 'Respect' for Religion 6. Desecularisation and Women's Equality 7. Covering up Women 1 8. A Harem for Every Man?: The Rise of Polygamy 9. The Master's Tools: Islamic Feminism and its Critics 10. Conclusion: Liberating Women from Religious Oppression
Sheila Jeffreys is a Professor in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of The Industrial Vagina (2009) and Beauty and Misogyny (2005).