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Family, women, and social change in the Middle East

the Palestinian case
  • 72 Pages
  • 2.42 MB
  • English
Canadian Scholars" Press , Toronto
Family -- West Bank -- History, Family -- Israel -- History, Palestinian Arabs -- Social conditions, Women, Palestinian Arab -- Social conditions, Palestine -- Social conditions, West Bank -- Social conditions, Israel -- Social condi


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Other titlesFamily, women & social change.
StatementNahla Abdo-Zubi.
LC ClassificationsHQ664 .A23 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2085538M
ISBN 100921627068
LC Control Number88125569

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If you want to know from an insider's opinion what women in the Middle East think about women's leadership and modernization, then this book is a worthwhile by: Women and the Changing Family and social change in the Middle East book the Middle East VALENTINE M.

MOGHADAM* INTRODUCTION The "Middle Eastern Muslim family" has long been described as a patriarchal unit, and it has been noted that Muslim family laws have served to reinforce patriarchal gender relations and women's subordinate position within the family. This is one of the most academic & weighty books regarding women in the Middle East in various nations and their struggle for social change.

However, the presentation is very dry (again it's academic). In fact, it is so dry I thought of giving it 3 stars, however the material and span of information is so useful I still love this book/5(3). Book Description. This book examines the position of women in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Although it is culturally diverse, this region shares many commonalities with relation to women that are strong, deep, and pervasive: a space-based patriarchy, a culturally strong sense of religion, a smooth co-existence of tradition and modernity, a transitional stage in.

A Social History of Women and Gender in the Modern Middle East provides an overview of this scholarship on women and gender in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century Middle book is organized along thematic lines that reflect major focuses of research in this area--gender and work, gender and the state, gender and law, gender and religion, and feminist movements--and each.

The Middle Eastern Muslim family tends to be more patriarchal in nature with a power imbalance between men and women (Moghadam, ), whereas the Middle Eastern Coptic family is.

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When covering a charged subject like gender in the Middle East, it is important to consider context: the progression of rights over time, the value of the family network, the variation in family or personal status laws across states, or the role of Sharia (Islamic law) or indigenous religious practices in shaping cultural norms, for example.

Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East Women and Change in the Developing World Series: Author: Valentine M. Moghadam: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Lynne Rienner.

Social Changes and Women in the Middle East, 25 Conclusion, 34 2 Gender and Political Processes: A Historical Context 37 Nationalism, State Building, and Women, 41 Revolutions and Women’s Rights, 49 Islamist Movements and Family Law, 66 Conclusion, 72 3 Globalization and Women’s Economic Citizenship 77 Global Restructuring and the Middle.

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DOI link for Family in the Middle East. Family in the Middle East book. Ideational change in Egypt, Iran and Tunisia. International feminism and the women’s movement in Egypt, – A reappraisal of categories and legacies The family and social change in post-revolutionary Iran.

With MOHAMMAD JALAL ABBASI - SHAVAZI. In the book’s final chapter, Ezzat turns to the phenomenon of Islamic feminism in Egypt.

A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and a practicing Muslim, she favors the Beijing “Platform for Action” but resents attempts by the state to impose a Western secular view of the world on Egyptian society and women. Islamist women have a public presence that has enabled them to win many votes in.

Exploring the impact of social change in the Middle East on women's status and roles, as well as women's varied responses, this book focuses on the gender dynamics of some of the major social It reveals that middle class women are at the centre of change.

Book Description: The seventeen essays in Women and Power in the Middle East analyze the social, political, economic, and cultural forces that shape gender systems in the Middle East and North Africa. Published at different times in Middle East Report, the journal of the Middle East Research and Information Project, the essays document empirically the similarities and differences in the.

Exploring the impact of social change in the Middle East on women's status and roles, as well as women's varied responses, this book focuses on the gender dynamics of some of the major social processes in the region: economic development and women's employment, reforms and revolutions, the changing family, and Islamist movements.

DESCRIPTION. Valentine Moghadam's seminal study of the gendered nature of political and social processes in the Middle East and North Africa has been fully updated to reflect more than a decade of major changes.

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This new edition reflects an emphasis on the impacts of both globalization and democratization. It also includes entirely new chapters on the gender dynamics of conflicts in the region, on women and the Arab Spring. Social changes and women in the Middle East: state policy, education, economics, and development.

[Shirin J A Shukri] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Introduction Economic development, state policy and women's employment Women, patriarchy and the changing family The educational system: gender and.

This book explores the relationship between Islamism, secularism and violence against women in the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on case studies from across the region, the authors examine the historical, cultural, religious, social, legal and political factors affecting this key issue.

Chapters by established scholars from within and outside the region highlight: the interconnections. Nevertheless, there are countries in the Middle East that support the advocacy towards liberating women from the shackles of gender discrimination.

Development in its broadest sense can be attributed to several factors, and in this areas, the improved role of women in the society and economy are among those to be given high regard. The Moroccan feminist movement has greatly feminized and democratized the public sphere in this country.

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An example of such a feminization is the recent Family Law reforms, which constitute the culmination of a long trajectory during which decisionmakers, political parties, and other public actors made important contributions that led to the reforms.

Throughout the volume, Keddie teaches a number of important lessons about Islam, Muslim women and doing good social history. In Book One's historical overview, Keddie explains how ancient tribal and agnatic (male) lineage patterns favoring male family members across the Middle East and Mediterranean regions formed the material basis for.

Nahla Abdo-Zubi, Family, women and Social change in The Middle East: The Palestinian Case, Toronto, Canadian Scholars Press, Najjar, Orayb Aref and Kitty Warnock, Portraits of Palestinian Women, Salt Lake City, University of Utah Press, "The power of women is in their stories. They are not theories, they are real lives that, thanks to social networks, we are able to share and exchange," said Egyptian-American activist Mona el-Tahawey, kicking off a summit that brought more than a hundred of the Middle East's leading female activists together in Cairo.

Maria Holt’s book Women & Conflict in the Middle East: Palestinian Refugees and the Response to Violence makes a welcome addition to the literature on Palestinian refugees. It offers a particularly interesting perspective through its specific focus on women’s narratives, experiences, and definitions of violence, predominantly in Lebanon.

Women’s rights are progressing unevenly in Saudi Arabia, as well as across North Africa and the Middle East, a region that regularly rates worst. The complicated link between women and religion in the Middle East has been a source of debate for centuries, and has special resonance today.

Whether religion reinforces female oppression or provides opportunities for women - or a combination of both - depends on time, place and circumstance. This book seeks to contextualize women's roles within their religious traditions rather than through.

This book explores the complexity of women's social status in the Middle East and North African region and fills a gap in the existing literature by providing an up-to-date and comprehensive portrait of women's status from a theoretical and socio-demographic perspective. Women and Power in the Middle East Edited by Suad Joseph and Susan Slyomovics.

pages | 6 x 9 | 22 illus. Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors View table of contents "An excellent summary of the best recent innovative scholarship on gender in the Middle East."—NWSA Journal.In this chapter, I deal with gender, activism, and social change in a broader sociopolitical approach.

The emergence of women’s NGOs is an answer to the crisis of the nation-state model form of governance. Such grassroots movements are treated as a way to ensure democracy and sustainable development.

Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow Isobel Coleman traveled across the Middle East, Africa and Asia for her book, Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women are Transforming the Middle ng down in conflicted, struggling cities around the globe, Coleman finds women working for reform, adapting feminism to their particular cultural and religious mores.