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Arab family studies : critical reviews

Author: Suad Joseph
Publisher: Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Gender, culture, and politics in the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This review of the literature on Arab families captures the major theories, methods, and case studies carried out on Arab families over the past half to one century. The book offers a country by country critical assessment of the scholarship on Arab families.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Arab family studies.
Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018011340
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Suad Joseph
ISBN: 9780815654247 0815654243
OCLC Number: 1031432854
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 614 pages).
Contents: Introduction : family in the Arab region : state of scholarship / Suad Joseph --
North Africa --
Algeria / Marnia Lazreg --
Egypt / Nefissa Naguib --
Libya / Anna Baldinetti --
Morocco / Zakia Salime --
Somalia / Cawo Mohamed Abdi --
Sudan / Balghis Badri and Hwiada Abubaker --
Tunisia / Lamia Benyoussef --
Eastern Arab states --
Iraq / Nadje Al-Ali --
Jordan / Seteney Shami --
Lebanon / Zeina Zaatari --
Palestine / Islah Jad --
Syria / Dawn Chatty --
The Arab Gulf --
Kuwait / Ereny Zarif and Helen Rizzo --
Saudi Arabia / May Al-Dabbagh and Ghalia Gargani --
United Arab Emirates and Oman / Rima Sabban --
Qatar and Bahrain / Rima Sabban --
Yemen / Susanne Dahlgren --
Critical issues --
Acculturation paradigms to feminist intersectionality paradigms and Arab American families / Nadine Suleiman Naber --
Migration and transnational Arab families / Paul Tabar --
Arab families and Islamic law / Judith E. Tucker --
Education and Arab families / Fida Adely and Michael Hendrix --
Media and the Arab family / Linda Herrera --
Fertility, demography, and masculinities in Arab families / Marcia C. Inhorn --
War, violence, refugees, and Arab families : focus : Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and Palestine / Penny Johnson --
Conclusions : research on Arab families matters / Suad Joseph --
Bibliography on Arab families and youth.
Series Title: Gender, culture, and politics in the Middle East.
Responsibility: edited by Suad Joseph ; with a foreword by Noor Al Malki Al Jehani.

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Offers a country-by-country critical assessment of the available scholarship on Arab families. Sixteen chapters focus on specific countries or groups of countries; seven chapters offer examinations  Read more...

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