Infertility and Patriarchy: The Cultural Politics of Gender and Family Life in Egypt / Edition 1

Infertility and Patriarchy: The Cultural Politics of Gender and Family Life in Egypt / Edition 1

by Marcia C. Inhorn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0812214242

ISBN-13: 9780812214246

Pub. Date: 12/01/1995

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

Infertility and Patriarchy explores the lives of infertile women whose personal stories depict their daily struggles to resist disempowerment and stigmatization. Marcia C. Inhorn has produced a unique study of gender, politics, and family life in contemporary Egypt.

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Overview

Infertility and Patriarchy explores the lives of infertile women whose personal stories depict their daily struggles to resist disempowerment and stigmatization. Marcia C. Inhorn has produced a unique study of gender, politics, and family life in contemporary Egypt.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812214246
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
317,619
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Notes on Transliteration
1Infertility and Patriarchy1
2Missing Motherhood51
3Conjugal Connectivity86
4Relatives' Responses151
5Endangered Neighbors200
6Child Desire222
Notes261
Glossary of Arabic Terms273
References275
Index289

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