This book examines, in comparative perspective, the different ideals about family and society and how they have impacted on real family life across a number of countries in the Middle East.
Part 1: Introduction Family Life and Ideational Change in Egypt, Iran, and Tunisia Kathryn M. Yount, and Rashad Hoda Part 2: Transnationalism, Nationalism, and New Family Ideals 1. Familism and Critical Arab Family Studies Joseph, Suad 2. International Feminism and the Women’s Movement in Egypt, 1904-1923: A Reappraisal of Categories and Legacies Mary Ann. Fay 3. From Birth Control to Family Planning: Population, Gender, and the Politics of Reproduction in Egypt Laura. Bier 4. Family Law and Family Planning Policy in Pre- and Post-revolutionary Iran Homa Hoodfar 5. Family Law and Ideological Debates in Post-colonial Tunisia Mounira Maya Charrad Part 3: Continuity and Change in Daily Family Life 6. Rationales for Kin Marriages in Rural Upper Egypt" Hania Sholkamy, 7. Social Change and Parent-Adolescent Dynamics in Egypt Sahar El Tawila; Barbara Ibrahim, and Hind Wassef. 8. Reprint: Family Power and Gender Preference in Minya, Egypt Kathryn M. Yount 9. Divorce and the Fate of the Family in Modern Century Egypt Kenneth Cuno 10. The Family and Social Change in Post-revolutionary Iran Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal, Peter McDonald, Meimanat Hossein-Chavoshi 11. From Sexual Submission to Voluntary Commitment: The Transformation of Family Ties in Contemporary Tunisia Lilia Labidi Part 4: Concluding Remarks - Family Life and Ideational Change in Egypt, Iran, and Tunisia --- Reconsidered Hoda Rashad and Kathryn M. Yount
This series includes the latest research on a broad range of topics from the social sciences and humanities. It aims to provide a comprehensive forum for cutting edge monographs and edited volumes on this vital region and religion.