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  • By: Nadine Naber

     
    This book reveals the complex and at times contradictory cultural and political processes through which the Arabness is forged in contemporary United States, and explores the apparently...

  • By: Estelle Freedman

     
    This anthology presents a full scope of feminist history.  Moving beyond standard texts by English and American thinkers, the collection features primarily source material from around the...

  • By: Leila Ahmed

     
    This book provides a probing study - from one of the world’s foremost authorities on Muslim women - that reaches surprising conclusions about contemporary Islam’s place in the West today...

  • By: Anissa Hélie & Homa Hoodfar

    This volume explores the harsh policing of sexuality in some Muslim societies, where religious discourse is used to stignatise and repress those, especially women, who do not conform to sexual...

  • By: Naila Kabeer

    This book seeks to enhance understanding of the constraints and barriers that confine women to more poorly remunerated, more casual and more insecure forms of waged and self-employment, and of...

  • By: Goyal, R., Pittman, A., Workman

    This user-friendly manual is the result of monitoring and evaluation of WLP’s leadership programmes in several countries, notably Lebanon and Morocco. It is based on an iterative and learner-...

  • By: Malek Abisaab

    This volumes takes a gendered approach to labor conflicts, anti-colonial struggles, and citizenship in modern Lebanon. The book focuses on the conditions and experiences of women at the French...

  • By: Lucas, B. & Ballmer-Caor, T-H

    This volume argues that the public/private divide as framed and analysed by feminist theorists remains central to the organization of modern societies and to reinforcing gender roles and gender...

  • By: Caroline Sweetman, Jo Rowlands and Lina Abou-Habib

    This special volume of the Gender and Development Journal examines citizenship as a development issue and brings in the critical dimensions of power and inequality. It also questions what...

  • By: Elizabeth Thompson

    French rule in Syria and Lebanon coincided with the rise of colonial resistance around the world and with profound social trauma after World War I. In this tightly argued study, Elizabeth Thompson...