Arab Women in the Field: Studying Your Own Society

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Soraya Altorki, Camillia Fawzi El-Solh
Syracuse University Press, Oct 1, 1988 - History - 196 pages
For the first time, Arab women researchers perform field work in their own societies and discuss the experience. As a group, they also provide an excellent overview of the issues involved in a number of different Arab communities: Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, and a Bedouin community in the Egyptian Western Desert.
 

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Contents

Feminization Familism Self and Politics
25
At Home in the Field
49
Fieldwork in My Egyptian Homeland
69
Gender Class and Origin
91
Studying Your
115
Fieldwork of a Dutiful Daughter
139
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