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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 41 related to Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures: Family, Body, Sexuality And Health.    

Women and Power in the Middle East

Suad Joseph, Susan Slyomovics - History - 2001 - 237 pages
The seventeen essays in Women and Power in the Middle East analyze the social, political, economic, and cultural forces that shape gender systems in the Middle East and North ...
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Intimate Selving in Arab Families: Gender, Self, and Identity

Suad Joseph - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 318 pages
This collection of articles written by feminist scholars focuses on intimate Arab familial relationships. The authors identify key family relationships - mother-son, brother ...
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Gender and Citizenship in the Middle East

Suad Joseph - Political Science - 2000 - 400 pages
These essays illustrate the various ways in which women fall short of being vested with the rights and privileges that would define them as fully enfranchised citizens. They ...
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Making Modern Mothers: Ethics and Family Planning in Urban Greece

Heather Paxson - History - 2004 - 353 pages
Heather Paxson addresses the ambivalent perceptions of motherhood in Athens, as traditional views on femininity and childbearing are challenged by consumerism and imported ...
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Pragmatic Women and Body Politics

Margaret Lock, Patricia Alice Kaufert - Health & Fitness - 1998 - 364 pages
This thought-provoking volume compares the responses of women in a variety of countries and cultural settings to modern medical technologies. The contributors describe how ...
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Gender Concerns in South Asia: Some Perspectives

Manjeet Bhatia, Nirmalya Samanta - History - 2008 - 404 pages
Contributed articles presented at a refresher course moderated by the Women's Studies Development Centre, University of Delhi and the Centre for Professional Development for ...
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Muslim Medical Ethics: From Theory to Practice

Jonathan E. Brockopp, Thomas Eich - Medical - 2008 - 298 pages
Muslim Medical Ethics bring together the work of historians, health-care professionals, theologians, and social scientists to produce an interdisciplinary view of medical ...
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