Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Gender

  • Women and Media in the Middle East: From Veiling to Blogging book cover

    Women and Media in the Middle East

    From Veiling to Blogging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nahed Eltantawy

    The traditional image of the Middle Eastern woman, as portrayed by the Western media, has tended to be one of a woman oppressed by men and religion. Veiling intensifies this image of supposed powerlessness and imprisonment. However, the Arab Spring uprisings have introduced the West to women in the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian Photography: Desirous Bodies book cover

    Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian Photography

    Desirous Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Staci Gem Scheiwiller

    Nineteenth-century Iran was an ocularcentered society predicated on visuality and what was seen and unseen, and photographs became liminal sites of desire that maneuvered "betwixt and between" various social spaces—public, private, seen, unseen, accessible, and forbidden—thus mapping, graphing, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence book cover

    Dissident Writings of Arab Women

    Voices Against Violence, 1st Edition

    By Brinda J. Mehta

    Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence analyzes the links between creative dissidence and inscriptions of violence in the writings of a selected group of postcolonial Arab women. The female authors destabilize essentialist framings of Arab identity through a series of reflective…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World: Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress book cover

    Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World

    Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    In recent years bitter controversies have erupted across Europe and the Middle East about women’s veiling, and especially their wearing of the face-veil or niqab. Yet the deeper issues contained within these controversies – secularism versus religious belief, individual freedom versus social or…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Women of the Middle East book cover

    Women of the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fatma Muge Gocek

    The academic study of women in the Middle East grew from traditional branches of learning such as history, anthropology, politics, and literary studies. More recently, it has incorporated cutting-edge areas of academic endeavour, including critical theory and new thinking on sexuality, labour,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Gender, Women and the Arab Spring book cover

    Gender, Women and the Arab Spring

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Khalil

    This book provides a unique investigation into the gender dynamics of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in North Africa. It covers issues such as gender legislation in the post-revolution period, sexual harassment, gender activism, politics and the female body, women and Islamist movements, state…

    Hardback – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Women and Turkish Cinema: Gender Politics, Cultural Identity and Representation book cover

    Women and Turkish Cinema

    Gender Politics, Cultural Identity and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Eylem Atakav

    Since 2000, there has been a considerable effort in Turkish cinema to come to terms with the military’s intervention in politics and subsequent national trauma. It has resulted in an outpouring of cinematic texts. This book focuses on women and Turkish cinema in the context of gender politics,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle East Film and Media

  • Social and Gender Inequality in Oman: The Power of Religious and Political Tradition book cover

    Social and Gender Inequality in Oman

    The Power of Religious and Political Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Khalid M. Al-Azri

    Looking at the social, political and legal changes in Oman since 1970, this book challenges the Islamic and tribal traditional cultural norms relating to marriage, divorce and women’s rights which guide social and legal practice in the modern Omani state. The book argues that despite the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Domestic Violence in Iran: Women, Marriage and Islam book cover

    Domestic Violence in Iran

    Women, Marriage and Islam, 1st Edition

    By Zahra Tizro

    This book offers a new methodological and theoretical approach to the highly sensitive and complicated issue of violence against women in contemporary Iran. Challenging the widespread notion that secularisation and modernisation are the keys to emancipating women, the author instead posits that…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • The Arab State and Women's Rights: The Trap of Authoritarian Governance book cover

    The Arab State and Women's Rights

    The Trap of Authoritarian Governance, 1st Edition

    By Elham Manea

    Researchers studying gender politics in Arab societies have been puzzled by a phenomenon common in many Arab states – while women are granted suffrage rights, they are often discriminated against by the state in their private lives. This book addresses this phenomenon, maintaining that the Arab…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Gender in Contemporary Iran: Pushing the Boundaries book cover

    Gender in Contemporary Iran

    Pushing the Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roksana Bahramitash, Eric Hooglund

    This book examines gender and the dynamics of social change in contemporary Iran, documenting the changes in women’s lives and showing how women have now become agents of social change rather than victims. Bringing together the detailed primary research of a number of eminent scholars working in…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Gender and Violence in the Middle East book cover

    Gender and Violence in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Moha Ennaji, Fatima Sadiqi

    This book explores the relationship between Islamism, secularism and violence against women in the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on case studies from across the region, the authors examine the historical, cultural, religious, social, legal and political factors affecting this key issue.…

    Paperback – 2011-04-19
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

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