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Consuming Desires : Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East.

Author: Frances Hasso
Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Consuming Desires examines new forms of marriage emerging in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in reaction, in part, to the governments' increasing attempts to control sexuality with shari'a law.
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Hasso, Frances.
Consuming Desires : Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East.
Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Hasso
ISBN: 9780804776400 0804776407
OCLC Number: 714569454
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Legal Governmentality and the National Family; 2. National Families in "Crisis"; 3. Transnational "Invasions" and Emerging Selves and Desires; 4. Improving the National Family; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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Consuming Desires examines new forms of marriage emerging in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in reaction, in part, to the governments' increasing attempts to control sexuality with shari'a law.

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