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Gendered paradoxes : educating Jordanian women in nation, faith, and progress

Author: Fida J Adely
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2012] ©2012
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In 2005 the World Bank released a gender assessment of the nation of Jordan, a country that, like many in the Middle East, has undergone dramatic social and gender transformations, in part by encouraging equal access to education for men and women. The resulting demographic picture there & mdash;highly educated women who still largely stay at home as mothers and caregivers -- prompted the World Bank to label Jordan  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adely, Fida J., 1971-
Gendered paradoxes.
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012004808
(OCoLC)779470260
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fida J Adely
ISBN: 9780226006925 0226006921
OCLC Number: 806040060
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 228 pages)
Contents: A day in the life of Nada --
Ambiguous times and spaces --
Jordan and the al-Khatwa Secondary School for Girls : people, place, and time --
Performing patriotism : rituals and moral authority in a Jordanian high school --
Who is a good Muslim? : making proper faith in a girls' high school --
Making girls into respectable women --
Education for what? : women, work, and development in Jordan.
Responsibility: Fida J. Adely.

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In 2005 the World Bank released a gender assessment of the nation of Jordan, a country that, like many in the Middle East, has undergone dramatic social and gender transformations, in part by  Read more...

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