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Author Joseph, Suzanne E.

Title Fertile bonds : Bedouin class, kinship, and gender in the Bekaa Valley / Suzanne E. Joseph
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2013]
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Contents Note on transliteration -- Introduction and overview -- Nomadic lives in transition -- (Un)stratified reproduction: class, tribe, and culture -- Gender myths and demographic realities -- Marriage between kin -- Population and poverty: a capitalist trap? -- Class differentiation of demographic regimes -- Demography on the nomadic periphery -- Conclusions
Summary A portrait of a group of Bedouins in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, a population with the highest fertility rate in the world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bedouins -- Lebanon -- Biqāʻ Valley.
Families -- Lebanon -- Biqāʻ Valley.
Fertility, Human -- Lebanon -- Biqāʻ Valley.
Sex role -- Lebanon -- Biqāʻ Valley.
Biqāʻ Valley (Lebanon) -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813046386 (ebook)
0813048486 (electronic bk.)
9780813046389 (ebook)
9780813048482 (electronic bk.)