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Development, Change, and Gender in Cairo - 96 edition

Development, Change, and Gender in Cairo (ISBN10: 0253210496; ISBN13: 9780253210494)
ISBN13: 978-0253210494
ISBN10: 0253210496

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ISBN13: 978-0253330277
ISBN10: 0253330270

Summary: ..''. the quality of each of these essays is excellent, and the book warrants extensive reading by political scientists, sociologists, and all scholars of the contemporary Middle East. -- American Journal of Sociology ''This book's ethnographic material offers much to surprise and challenge assumptions about gender, Islam and social change in Egypt.'' -- MESA Bulletin ''Taken together, these articles leave the reader with an excellent understanding of the realities of contemporary
Egypt and a sense of the vitality and energy that permeates Cairo.'' -- Digest of Middle East Studies The essays presented here, based on extensive ethnographic research, focus on the Egyptian household as the key institution for understanding the dynamics of political, economic, and social change. Economic liberalization has had particular, often ambivalent consequences for low-income groups, especially women, and for gender relations.
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Summary: ..''. the quality of each of these essays is excellent, and the book warrants extensive reading by political scientists, sociologists, and all scholars of the contemporary Middle East. -- American Journal of Sociology ''This book's ethnographic material offers much to surprise and challenge assumptions about gender, Islam and social change in Egypt.'' -- MESA Bulletin ''Taken together, these articles leave the reader with an excellent understanding of the realities of contemporary Egypt and a sense of the vitality and energy that permeates Cairo.'' -- Digest of Middle East Studies The essays presented here, based on extensive ethnographic research, focus on the Egyptian household as the key institution for understanding the dynamics of political, economic, and social change. Economic liberalization has had particular, often ambivalent consequences for low-income groups, especially women, and for gender relations. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
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Publisher: Indiana University Press
Year Published: 1996
International: No



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