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Author Harik, Ramsay M.

Title Women in the Middle East : tradition and change / Ramsay M. Harik and Elsa Marston.

Imprint New York : Franklin Watts, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 305.42 HAR 2003    Available
Edition Rev. ed.
Description 192 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-185) and index.
Contents Women of the Middle East -- Growing up -- School days -- Religion and tradition -- Becoming a wife -- Married life -- Family and home : women's world -- Veiling -- -- Women's health -- Women at work -- Women in the arts and athletics -- Women in public life -- Is there a Middle Eastern women's movement? -- A woman's later years -- Afghanistan : the extremes of oppression -- Looking toward tomorrow.
Summary Discusses the lives of women in the Middle East today including the traditions that shape these lives, the present day religious, social and political realities, and changing expectations.
Subject Women -- Middle East -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Middle East -- Social conditions.
Added Author Marston, Elsa.
ISBN 0531122220 : $29.50

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