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From patriarchy to empowerment : women's participation, movements, and rights in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia

Author: Valentine M Moghadam
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2007.
Series: Gender and globalization.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offering 20 studies on instances of emerging social justice and women's empowerment in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia, this text shows how changes are occurring as capital, people, and information erode entrenched gender regimes, giving birth to energetic and forward-thinking women's movements.
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From patriarchy to empowerment.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)655019736
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valentine M Moghadam
ISBN: 9780815631118 0815631111
OCLC Number: 81940836
Description: xvi, 414 pages : map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Women's empowerment : an introduction and overview / Valentine M. Moghadam --
Mobilizing women for nationalist agendas : Palestinian women, civil society, and the state-building process / Deborah J. Gerner --
Against all odds : women candidates in Jordan's 1997 elections / Abla Amawi --
Afghan women under marxism / Senzil Nawid --
Women in political parties in Turkey : emerging spaces for Islamic women / Nilufer Narli --
Feminist organizing in Tunisia : negotiating transnational linkages and the state / Sarah E. Gilman --
Women, communications, and democratization in Morocco / Loubna H. Skalli --
Women's empowerment in India : rhetoric and reality / Ahmad Shamshad --
Girl but not woman : garment factory workers in Fez, Morocco / M. Laetitia Cairoli --
The status of rural women in Turkey : what is the role of regional differences? / Ayşe Gündüz-Hoşgör and Jeroen Smits --
Education, tradition, and modernization : Bedouin girls in Israel / Sarab Abu-Rabia Queder --
Museum feminization? Women and museum employment in Jordan / Carol Malt --
Feminism and censorship in an Islamic republic : women filmmakers in Iran / Ibrahim al-Marashi --
Depression in Nepalese women : tradition, changing roles, and public health policy / Dana Crowley Jack and Mark van Ommeren --
The menace of dowry : laws, interpretation, and implementation / Poonam Saxena --
Islamic law, feminism, and family : the reformulation of hudud in Egypt and Tunisia / Lilia Labidi --
Gender and violence in Lebanese war novels / Evelyne Accad --
Iron breaks, too : Israeli and Palestinian women talk about war, bereavement, and peace / Ziva Flamhaft --
Peace-building and reconstruction with women : reflections on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Palestine / Valentine M. Moghadam --
Appendix : Measuring women's empowerment in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia / Valentine M. Moghadam and Lucie Senftova.
Series Title: Gender and globalization.
Responsibility: edited by Valentine M. Moghadam.
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