Culture, Class, and Work among Arab-American Women

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CHAPTER 6
Conclusion

This research on Arab-American women was motivated by two main objectives. The central objective of this study was to extend accepted models of female labor force participation to assess the significance of cultural factors in determining immigrant women’s labor supply. With above-average levels of education, distinct cultural affiliations, and low rates of labor force participation, ArabAmerican women provide a unique opportunity to empirically compare conventional explanations for immigrant women’s economic activity. The secondary objective was to challenge stereotypes of Arab-American women as restricted to the private sphere and add gender to existing research on Arab Americans. Several noteworthy findings emerge from this research, some of which are consistent with research on other U.S. women, and some of which provide additional insight into the importance of culture for immigrant women’s economic incorporation.


Women’s Achievements and the
Universal Sisterhood

Many of the factors that influence Arab-American women’s labor force participation also govern the labor

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction 1
  • Chapter 2 - Theoretical Significance of Women’s Labor Force Participation 11
  • Chapter 3 - The Case for Arab Americans 25
  • Chapter 4 - Arab-American Women in Comparative Perspective 41
  • Chapter 5 - Determinants of Arab-American Women’s Economic Achievements 87
  • Chapter 6 - Conclusion 115
  • Appendix A 121
  • Appendix B 133
  • References 135
  • Index 151
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