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Arab Women Old Boundaries, New Frontiers

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ISBN-10: 0253207762

ISBN-13: 9780253207760

Edition: 1993

Authors: Judith E. Tucker

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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 lives.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 6/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introduction
Women's Issues in Modern Islamic Thoughtp. 3
Toward the Development of Post-Islamist and Post-Nationalist Feminist Discourses in the Middle Eastp. 29
Authenticity and Gender: The Presentation of Culturep. 49
Women and Economic Change in Nineteenth-Century Syria: The Case of Aleppop. 65
Getting It Together: Baladi Egyptian Businesswomenp. 84
Palestinian Women under Israeli Occupation: Implications for Developmentp. 102
Independent Women: More Than a Century of Feminism in Egyptp. 129
Transforming Culture or Fostering Second-Hand Consciousness? Women's Front Organizations and Revolutionary Parties - The Sudan Casep. 149
Palestinian Women and Politics in Lebanonp. 175
The Arab Family in History: "Otherness" and the Study of the Familyp. 195
Changing Gender Relations in a Moroccan Townp. 208
Rebellion, Maturity, and the Social Context: Arab Women's Special Contribution to Literaturep. 224
Contributorsp. 255
Indexp. 258
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