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Arab Women: Old Boundaries, New Frontiers (Indiana Series in Arab and Islamic Studies)

J E Tucker

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ISBN 10: 025336096X / ISBN 13: 9780253360960
Published by Indiana Univ Pr, 1993
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Title: Arab Women: Old Boundaries, New Frontiers (...

Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr

Publication Date: 1993

Book Condition:Good

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The notion of old boundaries and new frontiers posits the present as a time of change for women in the Arab world. Under the headings of gender discourses, women's work and development, politics and power, and gender roles and relations, a distinguished group of feminist scholars address Arab women's changing lives. Contents include: Judith E. Tucker, 'Introduction'; Barbara F. Stowasser, 'Women's Issues in Modern Islamic Thought'; Mervat Hatem, 'Toward the Development of Post-Islamist and Post-Nationalist Feminist Discourses in the Middle East'; Julie M. Peteet, 'Authenticity and Gender: The Presentation of Culture'; Margaret L. Meriwether, 'Women and Economic Change in Nineteenth-Century Syria: The Case of Aleppo'; Evelyn Aleene Early, 'Getting It Together: Baladi Egyptian Businesswomen'; Souad Dajani, OPalestinian Women under Israeli Occupation: Implications for Development'; Margot Badran, 'Independent Women: More Than a Century of Feminism in Egypt'; Sondra Hale, 'Transforming Culture or Fostering Second-Hand Consciousness? Women's Front Organizations and Revolutionary Parties - The Sudan Case'; Rosemary Sayigh, 'Palestinian Women and Politics in Lebanon'; Judith E. Tucker, 'The Arab Family in History: 'Otherness' and the Study of the Family'; Susan Schaefer Davis, 'Changing Gender Relations in a Moroccan Town'; Evelyne Accad, 'Rebellion, Maturity, and the Social Context: Arab Women's Special Contribution to Literature'.

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