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Nation-building, state and the genderframing of women's rights in the United Arab Emirates

Author: Vânia Carvalho Pinto
Publisher: Reading, England : Ithaca Press, 2012. ©2012
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The extensive changes to Emirati women''s traditional rights and roles have been one of the most visible transformations taking place in the United Arab Emirates throughout its almost forty years of modern history. This book offers an interpretation of why and how these modifications came about. Its aim is to analyse the promotion of educational, employment and political rights for women as strategic state actions  Read more...
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Pinto, Vânia Carvalho.
Nation-building, state and the genderframing of women's rights in the United Arab Emirates.
Reading, England : Ithaca Press, ©2012
xix, 134 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vânia Carvalho Pinto
ISBN: 9780863724343 0863724345
OCLC Number: 891400588
Description: 1 online resource (155 pages) : illustrations, tables
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Note on Transliteration; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Genderframing as a State Strategy: Historical Background and Theoretical Framework; 1.1. Historical background; 1.2. The genderframing perspective; 2 Definition of the Problem: Building a New Nation --
How and Why to Include Women (1971-Early 1980s); 2.1. Fostering loyalty and overcoming localism: the overall tasks for the emerging state; 2.2. Assessment of the situation of women: traditional attitudes and their socio-economic status; 2.3. Why women? 2.4. The improvement of women's status as a symbol of national progress2.5. Summary; 3 The Making and Promotion of the Genderframe (1971-Early 1980s); 3.1. Envisaged solutions to the problem of including women; 3.2. Sponsoring female education; 3.3. Becoming working women for the sake of the nation; 3.4. Channelling the genderframe into society: the role of the UAE women's associations; 3.5. Summary; 4 Re-signifying Religion and Culture: The Changed Environment (Late 1970s-2009); 4.1. Islamization, cultural anxieties, and the Emirati society's self-questioning. 4.2. Cultural anxieties I: tradition and UAE women's roles4.3. Cultural anxieties II: raising true citizens; 4.4. Cultural anxieties III: UAE women and the Emiratization policy; 4.5. Summary; 5 Culture Re-signified: Contemporary Challenges (Late 1990s-2009); 5.1. Pursuing new meanings I: UAE women and leadership; 5.2. Pursuing new meanings II: the road to political and decision-making positions; 5.3. Pursuing new meanings III: UAE women as political officials; 5.4. Whither genderframe and the challenges for the next generation?; 5.5. Summary; 6 A Genderframe Transformation? Concluding Remarks.
Responsibility: Vânia Carvalho Pinto.

Abstract:

The extensive changes to Emirati women''s traditional rights and roles have been one of the most visible transformations taking place in the United Arab Emirates throughout its almost forty years of modern history. This book offers an interpretation of why and how these modifications came about. Its aim is to analyse the promotion of educational, employment and political rights for women as strategic state actions set within a context of broader nation-building goals. The author discovers that there is no direct or easy link between the state''s ''offer of rights'' for women, and society'

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