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Mapping Arab Women's Movements: A Century of Transformations from Within

Pernille Arenfeldt and Nawar Al-Hassan Golley


This volume presents a pioneering collection of analyses focused on the ideologies and activities of formal women's organizations and informal women's groups across a range of Arab countries. With contributions on Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Iraq, Egypt, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and the Arab diaspora in the United States, Mapping Arab Women's Movements delineates similarities and differences between historical and contemporary efforts towards greater gender justice. The authors explore the origins of women's movements, trace their development during the past century, and add ... More

Keywords: women, movements, organizations, gender, Arab, mapping, rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9789774164989
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774164989.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pernille Arenfeldt, editor
American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Nawar Al-Hassan Golley, editor
American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

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