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Author Gilad, Lisa.

Title Ginger and Salt : Yemeni Jewish Women in an Israeli Town
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019


Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables and Photos; Acknowledgments; Author's Note; 1 Introducing Ginger and Salt; Choosing the Field; Women and the Immigrant Experience; Questions and Issues; Notes; 2 From Yemen to Israel; From Child to Bride to Woman: The Life Cycle in Yemen; On the Wings of Eagles"": Immigration to Israel; Notes; 3 Introducing Gadot and Israeli Ethnicities; Introducing Gadot; The Yemenis of Gadot; Doing Field Work; Ethnic Issues in Israeli Society; Notes; 4 The Immigrant Generation; The Noble Brother
Marriages of the Immigrant GenerationMy Friend Is My Sister, ; Images of the Ashkenazi Employer; Overview; Notes; 5 Being Female in Transition; The Immigrant Generation as Daughters; Purification of the Family; Conjugal Duty: Sexual Intercourse; Being Female Is Being a Mother; Overview; Notes; 6 The Israeli-born Generation: Unmarried Women; Going to School-New Opportunities; The Army; Work; The Residential Choice: Living at Home or Moving Out; Changing Notions of Proper Conduct: New Codes of Honour; Overview; Notes
7 Proper Conduct and Social Reality: The Immigrant and Israeli-born GenerationsDerekh Erets and Interes; Housework: Perennial Problems; Leisure Time; Coping with Sexual Conduct; Mothers and Sons; Fears of Old Age; Sibling Relationships; Overview; Notes; 8 The Immigrant Experience; Israel as a Receiving Society; Yemeni Jewish Ethnicity and the Israeli State; Issues in the Anthropological Study of the Immigrant Experience; Epilogue; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book focuses on women in development and the effects of the development process on women's roles and status. By considering women in the full context of their cultures, the book offers new insights on sociocultural, political, and economic change cross-culturally
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Subject Women -- Israel -- Social conditions
Jews, Yemeni -- Israel -- Social conditions
Immigrants -- Israel -- Social conditions
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies.
Emigration and immigration
Ethnic relations
Immigrants -- Social conditions
Women -- Social conditions
Soziokultureller Wandel
Yemen (Republic) -- Emigration and immigration
Israel -- Emigration and immigration
Israel -- Ethnic relations
Yemen (Republic)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780429693588