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Title Land of the unconquerable : the lives of contemporary Afghan women / edited by Jennifer Heath and Ashraf Zahedi

Publ Info Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [2011]
 CCE Main Collection  HQ1735.6 .L37 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HQ1735.6 .L37 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HQ1735.6 .L37 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HQ1735.6 .L37 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 393 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-370) and index
Contents The politics of Zan from Amanullah to Karzai : lessons for improving Afghan women's status / Sbireen Khan Burki -- Between covered and covert : traditions, stereotypes, and Afghan women's agency / Margaret A. Mills -- Centuries of threat, centuries of resistance : the lessons of Afghan women's resilience / Anne E. Brodsky -- Don't say what, who, and when, say how : community development and women / Wahid Omar -- Afghanistan blues : seeing beyond the Burqa on Youtube / Dinah Zeiger -- "Women's political presence : a path to promoting gender interests? / Anna Larson -- Voices of parliamentarians : four women MPs share their thoughts / Massouda Jalal ... [et al.] -- Nothing left to lose : women in prison / Lizette Potgieter -- Selling sex in Afghanistan : portraits of sex workers in Kabul / Alisa Tang -- Between choice and force : marriage practices in Afghanistan / Deborah J. Smith -- The hidden war against women : health care in Afghanistan / Sima Samar -- Challenges to cripple the spirit : a midwife's experiences / Pamela Chandler -- Women with disabilities : recollections from across the decades / Mary Macmakin -- A question of access : women and food security / Elizabeth Stites -- Psychological impacts of war : human rights and mental health / Nahid Aziz -- Mending Afghanistan stitch by stitch : how traditional crafts and social organization advance Afghan women / Rachel Lehr -- Rural women's livelihood : their position in the agrarian economy / Jo Grace, Adam Pain -- Chadari politics : translating perceptions into policy and practice / Lina Abirafeh -- When the picture does not fit the frame : engaging afghan men in women's empowerment / Ashraf Zahedi -- Empowering women through education : recipe for success / Sakena Yacoobi -- From both sides of the mic : women and the media / Aunohita Mojumdar -- Painting their way into the public world : women and the visual arts / Lauryn Oates -- A hidden discourse : Afghanistan's women poets / Zuzanna Olszewska -- Hopes and dreams : interviews with young Afghans / Amina Kator
LC subject Women -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Add Author Heath, Jennifer
Zahedi, Ashraf, 1947-
ISBN 9780520261853 (alk. paper)
0520261852 (alk. paper)
9780520261860 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520261860 (pbk. : alk. paper)