Revealing Reveiling : Islamist Gender Ideology in Contemporary Egypt / Edition 1

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The adoption of a new form of veil in Egypt, part of the Islamic resurgence, seems to many women a retreat from advances gained during the 20th century. Fifty Egyptian women report their views in the contexts of their own lives and goals, the gender ideology of past and present Islam, and Egypt's current political and social policies. Paper edition (unseen), $15.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791409282
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/1992
  • Series: SUNY Series in Middle Eastern Studies
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

1. New Images or Continuous Archetypes?

2. The Process of Listening

3. Her Story: Archetypes and Arguments of Middle Eastern Women

4. Studies of Self-Image

5. Construction of the Virtuous Woman

6. Unveiled Women Reply

7. Dreaming the Myth, and Veiling It

APPENDIX A

APPENDIX B

NOTES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

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