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Title Family in the Middle East : ideational change in Egypt, Iran, and Tunisia / edited by Kathryn M. Yount and Hoda Rashad
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 269 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge advances in Middle East and Islamic studies ; 15
Routledge advances in Middle East and Islamic studies ; 15
Contents pt. 1. Introduction. Historical orientations to the study of family change : ideational forces considered / Kathryn M. Yount and Hoda Rashad -- pt. 2. Transnationalism, nationalism, and new family ideals. Familism and critical Arab family studies / Suad Joseph -- International feminism and the women's movement in Egypt, 1904-1923 : a reappraisal of categories and legacies / Mary Ann Fay -- From birth control to family planning : population, gender, and the politics of reproduction in Egypt / Laura Bier -- Family law and family planning policy in pre- and post-revolutionary Iran / Homa Hoodfar -- From nationalism to feminism : family law in Tunisia / Mounira M. Charrad -- pt. 3. Continuity and change in daily family life. Why kin marriages? Rationales in rural Upper Egypt / Hania Sholkamy -- Social change and parent-adolescent dynamics in Egypt / Sahar el Tawila, Barbara Ibrahim, and Hind Wassef -- Women's family power and gender preference in Minya, Egypt / Kathryn M. Yount -- Divorce and the state of the family in modern century Egypt / Kenneth M. Cuno -- The family and social change in post-revolutionary Iran / Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Peter McDonald, and Meimanat Hossein-Chavoshi -- From sexual submission to voluntary commitment : the transformation of family ties in contemporary Tunisia / Lilia Labidi
Summary This book examines, in comparative perspective, the different ideals about family and society and how they have impacted on real family life across a number of countries in the Middle East
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Families -- Middle East
Muslim families -- Middle East
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Alternative Family.
Muslim families.
Social conditions
Middle East -- Social conditions.
Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Rashad, H.
Yount, Kathryn M.
ISBN 0203894057