Gendered paradoxes : educating Jordanian women in nation, faith, and progress (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Gendered paradoxes : educating Jordanian women in nation, faith, and progress

Author: Fida J Adely
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2005 the World Bank released a gender assessment of the nation of Jordan, a country that, like many in the Middle East, has undergone dramatic social and gender transformations, in part by encouraging equal access to education for men and women. The resulting demographic picture there--highly educated women who still largely stay at home as mothers and caregivers-- prompted the World Bank to label Jordan a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fida J Adely
ISBN: 9780226006901 0226006905 9780226006918 0226006913
OCLC Number: 779470260
Description: ix, 228 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A day in the life of Nada --
Ambiguous times and spaces --
Jordan and the al-Khatwa Secondary School for Girls : people, place, and time --
Performing patriotism : rituals and moral authority in a Jordanian high school --
Who is a good Muslim? : making proper faith in a girls' high school --
Making girls into respectable women --
Education for what? : women, work, and development in Jordan.
Responsibility: Fida J. Adely.

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In 2005 the World Bank released a gender assessment of the nation of Jordan, a country that, like many in the Middle East, has undergone dramatic social and gender transformations, in part by  Read more...

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"Gendered Paradoxes explores schools as sites for competing visions, expectations, dreams, and aspirations related to the meaning of womanhood, marriage, love, respectability, and morality. Fida J. Read more...

 
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