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Middle Eastern women and the invisible economy

Author: Elizabeth Warnock Fernea
Publisher: Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays examine the struggles and hardships of women in the Middle East, their vital economic activities and their perception of Islam. They also look at the female-centred informal economy and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Warnock Fernea
ISBN: 0813015774 9780813015774
OCLC Number: 38392578
Description: xviii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Nubian women and the shadow economy / Anne M. Jennings --
Baggara women as market strategists / Barbara J. Michael --
Invisible survivors : women and diversity in the transitional economy of Yemen / Delores M. Walters --
The invisible economy, survival, and empowerment : five cases from Atbara, Sudan / Nada Mustafa M. Ali --
Urban Egyptian women in the informal health care sector / Marcia C. Inhorn --
Nest eggs of gold and beans : Baladi Egyptian women's invisible capital / Evelyn A. Early --
Women, work, and the informal economy in rural Egypt / Barbara K. Larson --
Women and home-based microenterprises / Marie Butler --
"Invisible" work, work at home: the condition of Tunisian women / Sophie Ferchiou --
Women in the invisible economy in Tunis / Richard A. Lobban, Jr. --
The invisible economy at the edges of the Medina of Tunis / Isabelle Berry-Chikhaoui --
Marcel : straddling visible and invisible Lebanese economies / Suad Joseph --
Women in Cairo's (in)visible economy : linking local and national trends / Homa Hoodfar --
Engaging informality : women, work, and politics in Cairo / Diane Singerman.
Responsibility: edited by Richard A. Lobban with a foreword by Elizabeth W. Fernea.

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