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Author Holmes-Eber, Paula, author

Title Daughters of Tunis : women, family, and networks in a Muslim city / Paula Holmes-Eber
Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, ©2003
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 166 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Westview case studies in anthropology
Westview case studies in anthropology
Contents Men's and women's spaces in Tunis -- Tea and visits : weaving the web of exchange -- Marriage and family : Miriam's kin exclusive network -- Sherifa's street : migration, residence patterns, and kin networks -- Intimate economies : Nura's neighbor network -- Women's religious celebrations : status, class, and Hannan's friendship pattern
Summary This is a small case study of urban women in a Muslim nation. Through a combination of interviews, surveys, participant observation, and statistical data, the book examines how the roles of women are changing greatly in the Middle East (or at least in Tunisia)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-155) and index
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Subject Women -- Tunisia -- Tunis -- Social conditions
Women -- Tunisia -- Tunis -- Social life and customs
Women -- Social networks -- Tunisia -- Tunis
Muslim women -- Tunisia -- Tunis
Women in Islam -- Tunisia -- Tunis
Ethnology -- Tunisia -- Tunis
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Muslim women.
Women in Islam.
Women -- Social conditions.
Women -- Social life and customs.
Women -- Social networks.
Soziale Situation
Sociale netwerken.
Tunisia -- Tunis.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002006168
ISBN 9780786749102