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Author Bier, Laura.

Title Revolutionary womanhood : feminisms, modernity, and the state in Nasser's Egypt / Laura Bier
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 245 pages :) : illustrations
Series Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures.
Contents Egyptian women in question : the historical roots of state feminism -- Between home and workplace : fashioning the "working woman" -- Law, secularism and intimacy : debating the personal status laws -- The family is a factory : regulating reproduction -- Our sisters in struggle : state feminism and Third World imaginaries
Notes Restrictions on access to electronic version: access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS id and password
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Feminism -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Government policy -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010051610
ISBN 0804774382
9780804774383 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804774390 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780804779067 (e-book)