Social History of Women and Gender in the Modern Middle East


Synthesizing the results of the extensive research on women & gender done over the last twenty years, Margaret Meriwether & Judith Tucker provide an accessible overview of the scholarship on women & gender in the nineteenth- & twentieth-century Middle East. The book is organized along thematic lines that reflect major focuses of research in this area-gender & work, gender & the state, gender & law, gender & religion, & feminist movements-& each chapter is written by a scholar who has done original research on the topic.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Judith E. Tucker
  • Julia Clancy-smith
  • Mervat F. Hatem
  • Ellen L. Fleischmann
  • Annelies Moors
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boulder, CO
Publication year:
  • 1999


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