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Title Women and globalization in the Arab Middle East : gender, economy, and society / edited by Eleanor Abdella Doumato and Marsha Pripstein Posusney
Published Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003

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Description 297 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: The Mixed Blessing of Globalization / Marsha Pripstein Posusney and Eleanor Abdella Doumato -- 1. Arab Economies and Globalization: An Overview / Karen Pfeifer and Marsha Pripstein Posusney -- 2. Women in the MENA Labor Market: An Eclectic Survey / Zafiris Tzannatos and Iqbal Kaur -- 3. Reexamining the Fertility Puzzle in MENA / Jennifer Olmsted -- 4. Egypt: Structural Adjustment and Women's Employment / Heba Nassar -- 5. Gender and Employment: Egypt in Comparative Perspective / Ragui Assaad -- 6. Jordan: Women and the Struggle for Political Opening / Laurie A. Brand -- 7. Women in Tunisia: Between State Feminism and Economic Reform / Emma C. Murphy -- 8. Sudanese Women in National Service, Militias, and the Home / Sondra Hale -- 9. Kuwait: Sex, Violence, and the Politics of Economic Restructuring / Mary Ann Tetreault -- 10. Education in Saudi Arabia: Gender, Jobs, and the Price of Religion / Eleanor Abdella Doumato
Epilogue: Marsha Pripstein Posusney and Eleanor Abdella Doumato
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Women in development -- Middle East.
Women in development -- Arab countries.
Women -- Middle East -- Economic conditions.
Women -- Arab countries -- Economic conditions.
Women -- Middle East -- Social conditions.
Women -- Arab countries -- Social conditions.
Globalization -- Economic aspects.
Globalization -- Social aspects.
Author Doumato, Eleanor Abdella.
Posusney, Marsha Pripstein.
LC no. 2002073941
ISBN 1588261344 paperback
1588261107 alkaline paper