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No shame for the sun : lives of professional Pakistani women

Author: Shahla Haeri
Publisher: Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, ©2002.
Series: Gender, culture, and politics in the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Six candid interviews introduce readers to a class of Muslim women rarely acknowledged in the West. The book aims to shed light on the status, conflicts and social realities of educated Muslim women  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haeri, Shahla.
No shame for the sun.
Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)654339800
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shahla Haeri
ISBN: 0815629605 9780815629603 0815629796 9780815629795
OCLC Number: 50114413
Description: xxxiv, 454 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Stating the problems : theoretical contemplation --
Identity : contested visions of womanhood and society --
Violence : woman's body, nation's honor --
Legitimacy : in the boots of a feudal lord --
Marriage : making a culture of her own --
Kinship : the crime of being a widow --
Religion : reinterpreting the text, reinventing the self.
Series Title: Gender, culture, and politics in the Middle East.
Responsibility: Shahla Haeri.

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"With rich detail, Haeri brings six women vibrantly into view and provides readers with a much needed lens adjustment."

 
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