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Civil society and women activists in the Middle East : Islamic and secular organizations in Egypt

Author: Wanda Krause
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2012.
Series: Library of modern Middle East studies, 118.
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"In the Middle East, and in Egypt in particular, there has always been a tendency to accord complete supremacy to the authority and might of the state, and to see 'society' as a separate, powerless entity. However, after the uprising of 2011, this assumption was turned on its head. And it is the wide range of political activity beyond the remit of the official state where Wanda Krause locates a dynamic potential for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Krause, Wanda.
Civil society and women activists in the Middle East.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2012
(OCoLC)855907750
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wanda Krause
ISBN: 9781848858855 184885885X
OCLC Number: 757931979
Description: viii, 263 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Women activists in the Middle East --
Civil society and political participation --
Key issues for struggle: poverty and marginalization --
Practical considerations for methodology and fieldwork --
The Islamic and secular as means of participation --
Empowerment through the feminine and strategic --
Women's activism through networking.
Series Title: Library of modern Middle East studies, 118.
Responsibility: Wanda Krause.

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