A Social History Of Women And Gender In The Modern Middle East: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

A Social History Of Women And Gender In The Modern Middle East

1st Edition

By Margaret Lee Meriwether, Judith Tucker


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In this important new work, Margaret Meriwether and Judith Tucker synthesize and make accessible the results of the extensive research on women and gender done over the last twenty years. Using new theoretical approaches and methodologies as well as nontraditional sources, scholars studying women and gender issues in Middle Eastern societies have m

Table of Contents

Introduction -- A Woman Without Her Distaff: Gender, Work, and Handicraft Production in Colonial North Africa -- Modernization, the State, and the Family in Middle East Women's Studies -- The Other "Awakening": The Emergence of Women's Movements in the Modern Middle East, 1900-1940 -- Debating Islamic Family Law: Legal Texts and Social Practices -- Gender and Religion in the Middle East and South Asia: Women's Voices Rising

About the Authors

Margaret L. Meriwether is professor of history at Denison University. Judith E. Tucker is professor of history at Georgetown University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies