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Women in the Middle East : tradition and change

Author: Ramsay M Harik; Elsa Marston
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, ©2003.
Series: Women then--women now.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the lives of women in the Middle East today including the traditions that shape these lives, the present day religious, social and political realities, and changing expectations.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramsay M Harik; Elsa Marston
ISBN: 0531122220 9780531122228
OCLC Number: 49936033
Description: 192 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Women of the Middle East --
Growing up --
School days --
Religion and tradition --
Becoming a wife --
Married life --
Family and home : women's world --
Veiling --
--
Women's health --
Women at work --
Women in the arts and athletics --
Women in public life --
Is there a Middle Eastern women's movement? --
A woman's later years --
Afghanistan : the extremes of oppression --
Looking toward tomorrow.
Series Title: Women then--women now.
Responsibility: Ramsay M. Harik and Elsa Marston.

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Discusses the lives of women in the Middle East today including the traditions that shape these lives, the present day religious, social and political realities, and changing expectations.

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