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    • June 1995
    • 9780231101233
  • 233 Pages

  • Paperback
  • $35.00
  • / £26.00


    • June 1995
    • 9780231513913
  • 233 Pages

  • E-book
  • $34.99
  • / £26.00

Reconstructing Gender in Middle East

Tradition, Identity, and Power

Edited by Fatma Muge Gocek and Balaghi Shiva

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Reconstructing Gender in the Middle East Through Voice and Experience, by Fatma Muge Gocek and Shiva Balaghi
Part One: The Reconstruction of Tradition
Gender, Tradition, and History, by Juan R.I. Cole
Neotraditionalism in the Poetry of Simin Behbahani, by Farzaneh Milani
Wearing the Hijah in Contemporary Morocco: Choice and Identity, by Leila Hessini
Turkish Women and the Republican Reconstruction of Tradition, by Zehra F. Arat
, by Part Two: The Reconstruction of Identity
Gender, Identity, and Anthropology, by Ruth Behar
Notes from the Village: On the Ethnographic Construction of Women in Iran, by Erika Friedl
Women's Movement of the 1980s in Turkey: Radical Outcome of Liberal Kemalism?, by Yesim Arat
Growing up in Israel: A Personal Perspective, by Rachel Persico
Coming of Age in Occupied Palestine: Engendering the Intifada, by Leila Hudson
Part Three: The Reconstruction of Power
"Metaphors Can Kill": Gender, Power, and the Field of the Literary, by Anne Herrmann
Arab Women Arab Wars, by Miriam Cooke
Arab Male, Hebrew Female: The Lure of Metaphors, by Anton Shammas
Where Has All the Power Gone? Women and Politics in Popular Quarters of Cairo, by Diane Singerman
Keeping It in the Family: Gender and Conflict in Moroccan Arabic Proverbs, by Elizabeth M. Bergman