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5 edition of Women in the Middle East and North Africa found in the catalog.

Women in the Middle East and North Africa

change and continuity

by Elhum Haghighat-Sordellini

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Middle East -- Social conditions,
  • Women -- Africa, North -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementElhum Haghighat-Sordellini.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1726.5 .H34 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23981022M
    ISBN 109780230103504
    LC Control Number2009051141

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This book examines the position of women in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Although it is culturally diverse, this region shares many commonalities with relation to women that are strong, deep, and pervasive: a space-based patriarchy, a culturally strong sense of religion, a smooth co-existence of tradition and /5(2).

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historical survey of women in the Middle East, sans North Africa, from 8, B.C.E. to C.E.by Guity Nashat; and an overview of women in the Middle East and North Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, by Judith Tucker.

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