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Author Haghighat-Sordellini, Elhum

Title Women in the Middle East and North Africa : change and continuity / Elhum Haghighat-Sordellini

Publ Info New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  HQ1726.5 .H34 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HQ1726.5 .H34 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 216 pages : map ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-204) and index
Contents The path of social and economic change according to the modernization theory -- Patriarchy, modernization, and the global economy -- Women's status : the question of access to resources and women's empowerment -- Women's status and fertility pattern -- Education and status of women -- Work : definition and patterns -- Labor migration, oil revenue, and their impact on women's employment
LC subject Women -- Middle East -- Social conditions
Women -- Africa, North -- Social conditions
ISBN 9780230103504 (alk. paper)
0230103502 (alk. paper)