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Author Abisaab, Malek Hassan.

Title Militant women of a fragile nation / Malek Abisaab
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 300 pages)
Series Middle East studies beyond dominant paradigms
Middle East studies beyond dominant paradigms.
Contents From loom to puff: women and waged labor in colonial Lebanon -- Domesticity and waged labor: gendered and class polemics in colonial and postcolonial times -- At the legal frontiers: "unruly" workingwomen between colonial authority and the national state, 1940-1946 -- Rural displacement and migration among the Régie workers, 1950-1980 -- Women negotiate family and work: 1950-1997 -- "Qati al-arzaq min qati al-anaq": gendered boundaries and class, tobacco women's struggle, 1960-1965
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Tobacco industry -- Lebanon -- History.
Tobacco workers -- Labor unions -- Lebanon -- History.
Women in the labor movement -- Lebanon -- History.
Women tobacco workers -- Political activity -- Lebanon -- History.
Women tobacco workers -- Lebanon -- Social conditions.
Women's rights -- Lebanon -- History.
Working class women -- Lebanon -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815650647 (electronic bk.)
9780815650645 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)