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Women in Arab Society

Seteney Shami

Women in Arab Society

Work Patterns and Gender Relations in Egypt, Jordan and Sudan (Berg/Unesco Comparative Studies)

by Seteney Shami

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Published by Berg Pub Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in agriculture,
  • Sociology,
  • Employment Of Women,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Women"s Studies,
  • Jordan,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Sudan,
  • Work & labour,
  • Egypt,
  • Arab countries,
  • Case studies,
  • Employment,
  • Rural women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8300159M
    ISBN 100854967249
    ISBN 109780854967247


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It does so through the lens of women civil society activism and through analysis of cases of policy reform in three Arab countries namely: Lebanon, Morocco and Yemen. This book explores how a growing religious discourse is advocating for change in women’s employment participation in Arab societies.

It provides a historical and cultural overview of women in Arab societies as well as issues of homogeneity and heterogeneity in religion. For the first time, Arab women researchers perform field work in their own societies and discuss the experience.

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