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Mapping Arab Women’s Movements

A Century of Transformations from Within
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ISBN-13:
9781617973536
Veröffentl:
2012
Seiten:
408
Autor:
Pernille Arenfeldt
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This volume presents a pioneering collection of analyses focused on the ideologies and activities of formal women's organizations and informal women's groups across a range of Arab countries. With contributions on Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Iraq, Egypt, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and the Arab diaspora in the United States,
Mapping Arab Women's Movements delineates similarities and differences between historical and contemporary efforts towards greater gender justice. The authors explore the origins of women's movements, trace their development during the past century, and address the impact of counter-movements, alliances, and international collaborations within the region and beyond.
This pioneering collection of analyses focuses on the ideologies and activities of formal women's organizations and informal women's groups across a range of Arab countries. With contributions on Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Iraq, Egypt, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and the Arab diaspora in the United States, Mapping Arab Women's Movements contributes to delineating similarities and differences between historical and contemporary efforts toward greater gender justice. The authors explore the origins of women's movements, trace their development during the past century, and address the impact of counter-movements, alliances, and international collaborations within the region and beyond, providing accessible accounts for scholars and others interested in the Middle East and in women's movements in other settings.
Notes of Contributors Acknowledgments Introduction Pernille Arenfeldt & Nawar Al-Hassan Golley Chapter 1
Arab Women's Movements: Developments, Priorities, and Challenges Pernille Arenfeldt & Nawar Al-Hassan Golley Chapter 2
Convergences and Divergences: Egyptian Women's Activisms over the Last Century Leslie Lewis Chapter 3
Challenges and Opportunities: The Woman's Movement in Syria Pauline Homsi Vinson & Nawar al-Hassan Golley Chapter 4
The Iraqi Women's Movement: Past and Contemporary Perspectives Nadje al-Ali Chapter 5
Women's Rights Activism in Lebanon Rita Stephan Chapter 6
Harvests of the Golden Decades: Contemporary Women's Activism in Jordan Ibtesam al-Atiyat Chapter 7
Discovering the Positive within the Negative: Palestinian Women's Movements Eileen Kuttab Chapter 8
A Long, Quiet, and Steady Struggle: The Women's Movement in Yemen Amel Nejib al-Ashtal Chapter 9
Fashioning the Future: The Women's Movement in Kuwait Mary Ann Tétreault, Helen Rizzo, & Doron Shultziner Chapter 10
The 'Makings' of a Movement 'by Implication': Assessing the Expansion of Women's Rights in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 1971 until today Vânia Carvalho Pinto Chapter 11
North American Muslim Women's Movements and the Politics of Islamic Feminine Hermeneutics Hanadi al-Samman Appendix
Women's Movements in the Gulf Countries United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). Centre for Women. The Status of Arab Women. 2005 Bibliography Index

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