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Womanpower

Womanpower
The Arab Debate on Women at Work

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Part of Cambridge Middle East Library

  • Date Published: March 1988
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521269926

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  • Womanpower unveils the lively but little-reported debate on women's positions in the modern Arab world. It paints a picture drawn from individual stories as well as from national development programs and attempts to explain why the process of social change in the region has been slow and uneven by linking it to political and economic developments. By illustrating particular themes--personal status laws, development policies, political rights--with examples from specific countries, Nadia Hijab builds up an informative overview of the Arab world today.

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    • Date Published: March 1988
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521269926
    • length: 192 pages
    • dimensions: 230 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.24kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of tables
    Preface
    List of abbreviations
    Introduction
    1. The great family law debate
    2. Cross-currents conservative and liberal
    3. Arab women in the workforce
    4. Jordanian women's liberating forces: inflation and labour migration
    5. The Arab Gulf states: demand but no supply
    6. Power past and future
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Nadia Hijab

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