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  • By: Michael Kevane

    This is perhaps the first comprehensive book on the subject of gender in Africa from a microeconomic perspective. Targeted toward upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, it provides an...

  • By: Abdelwahab Bouhdiba / Sheridan, Alan (Translator)

    Arguing that Islam is a lyrical view of life in which sexuality enjoys a privileged status, this work represents an attempt to integrate the religious and the sexual. It examines the problem of...

  • By: Lucinda Hawksley

    This volume introduces the reader to the social and political roles and challenges faced by women of Arab/Palestinian society. Even Arabic commentators have failed to accurately assess the...

  • By: Hikka Pietila

    This book covers more than eighty years of history between women and inter-governmental organizations. Unrecorded by history and untold by the media, this book recalls the success story of women...

  • By: Drucill Cornell

    This vibrant collection expands the parameters of the feminist debate on pornography. In an effort to move away from the divisive frameworks in feminist disputes over pornography, this volume...

  • By: Roger Allen

    The scope covers the entire history of modern Arabic literature--poetry, the novel and the short story--from the late nineteenth century to the end of the 1980s. Examples are drawn from countries...

  • By: Edith Wharton

    This volume is the vivid account of Edith Wharton’s public and private life. It describes the sophisticated New York society in which Wharton spent her youth, and chronicles her travels...

  • By: Lucinda Hawksley

    This volume reveals in an engaging way how women’s fights for equality came to change the world. The author uses extracts from diaries and letters of the period from famous and less famous...

  • By: Nawar Al-Hassan Golley

    This book tackles questions related to the why and how do women present themselves in autobiographies through the exploration of Arab women’s biographical writings. The author applies a variety...

  • By: Sabina Berman

    This work of fiction by gifted Mexican playwright and novelist, Sabina Berman, who offers her reader a glimpse of the delights, the comedy, and the heartbreak that each ultimately experiences as...