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Arab women [electronic resource] : old boundaries, new frontiers / edited by Judith E. Tucker.

Contributor(s): Tucker, Judith E | Georgetown University. Center for Contemporary Arab Studies.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Indiana series in Arab and Islamic studies: Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1993Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 264 p.).ISBN: 0585019568 (electronic bk.); 9780585019567 (electronic bk.); 9780253360960; 025336096X; 9780253207760; 0253207762.Subject(s): Women -- Arab countries -- Social conditions | Women -- Arab countries -- Economic conditions | Feminism -- Arab countries | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Feminism & Feminist Theory | Electronic books | Vrouwen | Islam | Femmes -- �Etats arabes -- Conditions sociales | Femmes -- �Etats arabes -- Conditions �economiques | F�eminisme -- �Etats arabes | Frau | Aufsatzsammlung | Arabische StaatenGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Arab women.DDC classification: 305.42/0917/4927 Other classification: 73.45 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Women's issues in modern Islamic thought / Barbara F. Stowasser -- Toward the development of post-Islamist and post-nationalist feminist discourses in the Middle East / Mervat Hatem -- Authenticity and gender : the presentation of culture / Julie M. Peteet -- Women and economic change in nineteenth-century Syria : the case of Aleppo / Margaret L. Meriwether -- Getting it together : Baladi Egyptian businesswomen / Evelyn Aleene Early -- Palestinian women under Israeli occupation : implications for development / Souad Dajani -- Independent women : more than a century of feminism in Egypt / Margot Badran -- Transforming culture or fostering second-hand consciousness? : Women's front organizations and revolutionary parties -- the Sudan case -- Sondra Hale -- Palestinian women and politics in Lebanon / Rosemary Sayrigh -- The Arab family in history : "otherness" and the study of the family / Judith E. Tucker -- Changing gender relations in a Moroccan town / Susan Schaefer Davis -- Rebellion, maturity, and the social context : Arab women's special contribution to literature / Evelyne Accad.
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"Published in association with the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, DC."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women's issues in modern Islamic thought / Barbara F. Stowasser -- Toward the development of post-Islamist and post-nationalist feminist discourses in the Middle East / Mervat Hatem -- Authenticity and gender : the presentation of culture / Julie M. Peteet -- Women and economic change in nineteenth-century Syria : the case of Aleppo / Margaret L. Meriwether -- Getting it together : Baladi Egyptian businesswomen / Evelyn Aleene Early -- Palestinian women under Israeli occupation : implications for development / Souad Dajani -- Independent women : more than a century of feminism in Egypt / Margot Badran -- Transforming culture or fostering second-hand consciousness? : Women's front organizations and revolutionary parties -- the Sudan case -- Sondra Hale -- Palestinian women and politics in Lebanon / Rosemary Sayrigh -- The Arab family in history : "otherness" and the study of the family / Judith E. Tucker -- Changing gender relations in a Moroccan town / Susan Schaefer Davis -- Rebellion, maturity, and the social context : Arab women's special contribution to literature / Evelyne Accad.

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