Both Right and Left Handed: Arab Women Talk about Their Lives

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Indiana University Press, 1991 - Social Science - 242 pages
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Destroying every stereotype of the passive compliant Arab woman, Shaaban (English literature, Damascus U.) brings to Western readers the voices of brilliant, angry, and spirited women--including peasants, poets, feminist activists, mothers of martyrs, professors, and nomad matriarchs. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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User Review  - empress8411 - LibraryThing

One of the best books I've read about Women and Islam. If you are a gender studies scholar, someone who travels to the region or who has a friend that may be Islamic, this is the book for you. Highly recommend. Read full review

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Brilliant book, vital in understanding Muslim Women in Arab Countries Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Syria
28
Lebanon
80
Palestine
132
Algeria
182
And Now What?
236
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