Women and power in the Middle East / edited by Suad Joseph and Susan Slyomovics.

The seventeen essays in Women and Power in the Middle East analyze the social, political, economic, and cultural forces that shape gender systems in the Middle East and North Africa. Published at different times in Middle East Report, the journal of the Middle East Research and Information Project,...

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Other Authors: Joseph, Suad, (Editor), Slyomovics, Susan, (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia, PA : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2001.
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UPCC book collections on Project MUSE. Archive Political Science and Policy Studies Foundation.
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Table of Contents:
  • Women's activism in the Middle East: a historical perspective /
  • Sarah Graham-Brown
  • Women and politics in the Middle East /
  • Suad Joseph
  • Women and work in the Arab world /
  • Nadia Hijab
  • The politics of gender and conundrums of citizenship /
  • Deniz Kandiyoti
  • State and gender in the Maghrib /
  • Mounira M. Charrad
  • Sex, lies, and television: Algerian and Moroccan caricatures of the Gulf War /
  • Susan Slyomovics
  • An interview with Heba Raʼuf Ezzat /
  • Karim El-Gawhary
  • Women on women: television feminism and village lives /
  • Lila Abu-Lughod
  • Sudanese women and the Islamist state /
  • Ellen Gruenbaum
  • For the common good? Gender and social citizenship in Palestine /
  • Rita Giacaman ;
  • Isla Jad ;
  • Penny Johnson
  • Women and the Palestinian movement: no going back? /
  • Jullie Peteet
  • Searching for strategies: the Palestinian women's movement in the new era /
  • Rita Giacaman ;
  • Penny Johnson
  • Gender and citizenship: considerations on the Turkish experience /
  • Yeşim Arat
  • Women in Saudi Arabia: between breadwinner and domestic icon? /
  • Eleanor Abdella Doumato
  • Women's organizations in Kuwait /
  • Haya al-Mughni
  • The dialectics of fashion: gender and politics in Yemen /
  • Sheila Carapico
  • The political economy of female employment in postrevolutionary Iran /
  • Fatemeh Eteman Moghadam.