Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East

ISBN-10: 0253214904

ISBN-13: 9780253214904

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

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Description: Focusing on the experiences of ordinary men, women, and children from across the Middle East, from Iran and Afghanistan in the east to Morocco in the west, the 35 stories, poems, and essays collected in this anthology vividly convey an intimate sense of life in the Middle East today. Newly revised and updated to reflect recent changes in Middle East politics and society, this anthology will engage students and scholars of this vast and complex region.Contributors include Lila Abu-Lughod, Jon W. Anderson, Walter Armbrust, Bishara Bahbah, Brian Barber, Anne H. Betteridge, Annabelle Boucher, Donna Lee Bowen, Steven C. Caton, Dawn Chatty, Driss Chraibi, Susan Shaefer Davis, Kevin Dwyer, Evelyn A. Early, Christine Eickelman, Dale Eickelman, Elizabeth Fernea, Angel Foster, Erika Friedl, Steve Howard, Michael E. Jansen, Margaret Mills, Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Emily Nasrallah, Kristina Nelson, Susan Ossman, Tayib Salih, Diane Singerman, Susan Slyomovics, Jenny White, and Quintan Wiktorowicz.

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List price: $24.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 2/13/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Contents
Generations and Life PassagesTraditional Songs from
Growing Up in
Explosion
'Of the Dust and the Wind': Arranged Marriage in Afghanistan
Two Weddings
Editing al-Fajr: A Palestinian Newspaper in Jerusalem
The Son's Return
The Funeral
Gender Relations
Sexuality and Sexual Health of Young Tunisian Women
A Thorny Side of Marriage in
Harasiis Marriage, Divorce and Companionship
Oil, Fertility and Women's Status in
Law Stories
The Veiled Revolution
Home, Community, and Work
The Doum Tree of Wad
Abortion and the Ethics of Life
Worlds of Beauty in
Chalk and Dust: Teachers' Lives in
Networking in
Politics, Politics, and More Politics: Youth Life Experience in the Gaza Strip
Islamist Activism in Jordan
Popular Expression of Religion
Inside the Islamic Reformation
The Sound of the Divine in Daily Life
An American Woman on the
Abdul Qadar and the Sheep of 'Aid al
Women and Shrines in
Transmission of Sunni Islamic Knowledge in
Islam's New Interpreters
Performance and EntertainmentSyrian Television Drama: Permitted Political Discourse
Christmatizing
Moroccan Film-making: A Long Voyage through the Straits of Paradox
Prison Literature and Human Rights
"To Mount at-Tiyal He Declared": Some Poetry from the Yemeni Civil War
Sad Songs of the Western Desert
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