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Making the Transition Work for Women in Europe and Central Asia, Parts 63-411

Marnia Lazreg - Social Science - 2000 - 113 pages
Women in the Europe and Central Asia region complain about loss of employment, sexual harassment, violence, poor enforcement of the law, poor political representation, and poor ...
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The Eloquence of Silence: Algerian Women in Question

Marnia Lazreg - History - 1994 - 270 pages
The Eloquence of Silence makes a critical departure from more traditional studies of Algerian women--which usually examine female roles in relation to Islam--and instead takes ...
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Questioning the Veil: Open Letters to Muslim Women

Marnia Lazreg - Social Science - 2009 - 168 pages
Across much of the world today, Muslim women of all ages are increasingly choosing to wear the veil. Is this trend a sign of rising piety or a way of asserting Muslim pride ...
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Foucault's Orient: The Conundrum of Cultural Difference, From Tunisia to Japan

Marnia Lazreg - Social Science - 2017 - 332 pages
Foucault lived for two years in Tunisia and travelled to Japan and Iran more than once. Yet throughout his critical scholarship, he insisted that the cultures of the Orient and ...
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A Dying Colonialism

Frantz Fanon - History - 1994 - 181 pages
An incisive and illuminating account of how, during the Algerian Revolution, the people of Algeria changed centuries-old cultural patterns and embraced certain ancient cultural ...
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The Call of Conscience: French Protestant Responses to the Algerian War ...

Geoffrey Adams, Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion - History - 1998 - 270 pages
Initially, when the government in Paris responded with force to the November 1, 1954 insurrection of Algerian nationalists, French public opinion offered all but unanimous ...
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Collective Memory: France and the Algerian War (1954-1962)

Jo McCormack - History - 2007 - 221 pages
Collective Memory examines contemporary transmission of memories in France of the Algerian war of independence (1954–62). The work emphasizes the lack of transmission of ...
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The River War

Sir Winston Churchill - History - 2007 - 244 pages
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