Gulf women / edited by Amira El-Azhary Sonbol.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Doha : Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation, 2012.
Description
x, 454 p. ; 24 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Women in eastern Arabia: myth and representation / Hatoon Ajwad al-Fassi -- Tribalism, tribal feuds and the social status of women / Allen Fromherz -- Women and politics in late Jahili and early Islamic Arabia: reading behind patriarchal history / Barbara Freyer Stowasser -- Love discourse in Hijazi society under the Umayyads: a study in class and gender / Amira El-Zein -- Nomadic histories: reflections on Bedouin women's poetry from the Gulf Region / Moneera al-Ghadeer -- Women and the economy: pre-oil Gulf States / Hoda El Saadi -- A labor of love: making space for midwives in Gulf history / Hibba Abugideiri -- Women's religious activities in the Arabian Peninsula: a historical outlook / Omaima Abou-Bakr -- Women and education in the Gulf: between the modern and the traditional / Ramadan al-Khouli -- Women of the gulf during the first half of the twenthieth century: a comparative study of American missionary archives and local memory / Fatma al-Sayegh -- Some considerations on the family in the Arabian peninsula in the late Ottoman and early post-Ottoman period / Soraya Altorki -- The family in Gulf history / Amira El-Azhary Sonbol -- Gender rights and Islamic legal tradition: an exploration / Ziba Mir-Hosseini -- Gulf women and the codification of Muslim family law / Lynn Welchman.
ISBN
  • 9789992142684 (pbk)
  • 9992142685 (pbk)
OCLC
792978335
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