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3 edition of Women in the Arab world found in the catalog.

Women in the Arab world

by Joan Esherick

  • 361 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Mason Crest Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-106) and index.

    Statementby Joan Esherick
    SeriesWomen"s issues, global trends
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1784 .E74 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24952276M
    ISBN 101590848616
    ISBN 109781590848616
    LC Control Number2004012709
    OCLC/WorldCa55588987

      'The leading spokeswoman on the status of women in the Arab world' The Guardian 'A harrowing exposé of the abuse of women in the Arab world' London Review of Books 'The Arab world's leading feminist and iconoclast' Fedwa Malti-Davis ‘Nawal El Saadawi has become something of a heroine for many young Arab women a cry from the heart Reviews: The lecture, “Women in the Arab World: Law and Practice,” was part of the Distinguished Women in International Affairs series. Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa, president of the United Nations.

    This book explores the causes of the situation through a discussion of the historical role of Arab women in religion and literature. Saadawi argues that the veil, polygamy and legal inequality are incompatible with the essence of Islam or any human faith."--P. [4] of cover. “And in the Arab world,” Abadeer said, “most of the sacrifices are imposed on women.” In a detailed and eye-opening section of the book, Abadeer describes the practice of female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C), which is justified in the Arab world as a way to keep women pure, chaste and faithful to their husbands.

      “Like Adèle did before it, this slim book of impassioned pleas, and of human impulses that resonate, is one step to more women breaking free.” —Evening Standard “Challenge[s] one of the Arab world’s great taboos [and] provides a rare, and perhaps unique, look into a patriarchal Arab society laden with hypocrisy.”. In particular, the book studies the drive towards a change of policies that affect women and their well-being. It does so through the lens of women civil society activism and through analysis of cases of policy reform in three Arab countries namely: Lebanon, Morocco and Yemen.


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Women in the Arab world by Joan Esherick Download PDF EPUB FB2

With the publication by Zed Books in of The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World, English language readers were first introduced to the work of this major writer.

Zed Books has also published four of her previous novels, Woman at Point Zero (), God Dies by the Nile (), The Circling Song () and Searching () as well as a collection of her non-fiction /5(20).

Egyptian author, physician, and activist Nawal El Saadawi wrote in the Preface of this book, “We the women of Arab countries realize that we are still slaves, still oppressed, not because we belong to the East, not because we are Arab, or members of Islamic societies, but as a result of the patriarchal class system that has dominated the world for thousands of years/5(19).

Women in the Arab world. [Joan Esherick] -- Describes the traditional roles and culture of Arab women throughout history, including the measures taken to protect a woman's purity, and presents women who have broken tradition by becoming. Slimani’s latest work, Sex and Lies: True Stories Of Women's Intimate Lives in The Arab World —published in in France and translated into English this year with a new preface—compiles Author: Sarah Moroz.

A classic of modern Arab writing, The Hidden Face of Eve receives fresh life with this beautiful new edition. Nawal El Saadawi’s shocking account of female oppression in the Muslim world is as powerful today as it was when it was first published.

El Saadawi’s experiences working as a doctor in. Her most famous novel, Woman at Point Zero was published in Beirut in It was followed in by God Dies by the Nile and in by The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in /5(3).

Buy Featured Book Title Our Women on the Ground Subtitle Essays Women in the Arab world book Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World Author Zahra Hankir and Christiane Amanpour. Your purchase helps support NPR programming.

This book of essays was both moving and informative. Many of us have no idea about the dangers involved in reporting in the Arab world - especially for women. While their perspectives varied, each painted a vivid picture or their experiences. "The chapters in this book are varied in style, including personal experience, academic analysis and artistic contributions; they cover different Arab countries as well as Arab women abroad, different time periods and contexts, but they all converge on disputing, directly or implicitly, Orientalist notions that the oppression of Arab women is rooted in beliefs fundamental to Islam and Arab society."Format: Paperback.

A delightful book to look at with several wonderful illustrations (paintings and photos). The text is very readable and stays away from technical terms on dance techniques. The main focus is on Arab dance and how it has influenced Western Art (dance, painting, architecture, music) and also how Arab dance (and culture) has been altered by the West.4/5.

Women in the Arab world live in situations that are rather unique, with special challenges not present in many other parts of the world. With the presence of both Arab culture and traditional Indigenous North African Berber culture in particular, these women have throughout history experienced discrimination and have been subject to restrictions of their freedoms and rights.

The book Game Changers: How Women In The Arab World Are Changing The Rules And Shaping The Future [which she co-wrote] was born as the result of the conversations that [co-writer] Sophie Le Ray.

Hankir invited 19 Arab and Middle Eastern sahafiyat — female journalists — to detail their experiences reporting from some of the most repressive countries in the world. The result is. The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World has seamlessly incorporated elements of memoir and critical analysis of Arab culture and Islam.

El Saadawi divides the book into four sections: The Mutilated Half, Women in History, The Arab Woman, and Breaking Through. Women of the Arab World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This New Book Highlights Arab Women Reporting From the Arab World Zahra Hankir’s anthology Our Women on the Ground elevates vital but often overlooked voices from Morocco to Gaza to Yemen.

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El Saadawi's book is a very readable account on the status of women in the Arab world. What is most interesting is how El Saadawi brings into play other faiths, not just Islam, and maintains that women are discriminated against etc.

in all of them. The first part of the book is rather gruesome wherein the author goes into great detail to Reviews: Liberty to the slave, but not for the woman. --Part III. The Arab woman: The role of women in Arab history Love and sex in the life of the Arab The heroine in Arab literature. --Part IV.

Breaking through: Arab pioneers and women's liberation Work and women Marriage and divorce. --An afterward --Notes. Other Titles. Her most famous novel, Woman at Point Zero was published in Beirut in It was followed in by God Dies by the Nile and in by The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World.

In Nawal El Saadawi publicly criticized the one-party rule of President Anwar Sadat, and was subsequently arrested and imprisoned. According to a report given at the Frankfurt Book Fair inthis means that “the Arab world, with its population of over million people in ,” produced about the same “number of books produced in countries like Romania (with a population of millions in ) and Ukraine (population millions) in ”.The Political Participation of Women in the Arab World: Mapping the Movement, Experiences and Challenges Facing Arab Women from the Beginning of the Twentieth Century Until the Post-Arab Uprisings Era: Expectations, Paths and Outcomes.

Pages Moussawi, Fatima (et al.).Man and God, woman the sinful -- Woman at the time of the pharaohs -- Liberty to the slave, but not for the woman -- Part III. The Arab woman -- The role of women in Arab history -- Love and sex in the life of the Arabs -- The heroine in Arab literature -- Part IV.

Breaking through -- Arab pioneers of women\'s liberation.