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Title Women and war in Lebanon / edited by Lamia Rustum Shehadeh
Published Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, ©1999


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 363 pages)
Contents Introduction -- The war in Lebanon -- Women before the war -- Women in the public sphere / Lamia Rustum Shedadeh -- Mapping peace / Miriam Cooke -- A panorama of Lebanese women writers, 1975-1995 / Mona Takieddine Amyuni -- Lebanon mythologized or Lebanon deconstructed: two narratives of national consciousness / Elise Salem Manganaro -- Art, the chemistry of life / Lamia Rustum Shedadeh -- Women in the Lebanese militias / Lamia Rustum Shedadeh -- Lebanese Shi'i women and Islamism: a response to war / Maria Holt -- Maman Aida, a Lebanese godmother of the combatants: fighting without arms / Kari H. Karamé -- From gunpowder to incense / Jocelyn Khweiri -- Profiles of foreign women in Lebanon during the Civil War / Mary Bentley Abu Saba -- War trauma and women: predisposition and vulnerability to adverse psychological health outcomes / Leila Farhood -- Women and the Lebanon wars: depression and post-traumatic stress disorder / Elie G. Karam -- Substance use and abuse: the Lebanese female and the Lebanon wars / P. Yabroudi, ... [et al.] -- A war of survival
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-350) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Women -- Lebanon -- Beirut -- Social conditions
Women -- Lebanon -- Beirut -- Psychology
Women in public life -- Lebanon -- Beirut
Women soldiers -- Lebanon -- Beirut
Arabic literature -- Lebanon -- Women authors
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
Arabic literature -- Women authors
Women in public life
Women -- Psychology
Women -- Social conditions
Women soldiers
Gender Studies & Sexuality.
Gender & Ethnic Studies.
Social Sciences.
SUBJECT Lebanon -- History -- Civil War, 1975-1990.
Subject Lebanon
Lebanon -- Beirut
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Shehadeh, Lamia Rustum, 1940-
LC no. 99017516
ISBN 0813023955