Secularism, Gender and the State in the Middle East: The Egyptian Women's Movement / Edition 1by Nadje Al-Ali, Al-Ali Nadje
Pub. Date: 11/28/2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Challenging recent scholarship, Al-Ali explores anthropological and political significance of secular-oriented women's activism in Egypt. See more details below
Challenging recent scholarship, Al-Ali explores anthropological and political significance of secular-oriented women's activism in Egypt.
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. Up against conceptual frameworks: post-Orientalism, Occidentalism and presentation of self; 2. Contextualizing the Egyptian women's movement; 3. Self and generation: formative experiences of Egyptian women activists; 4. Secularism: challenging neo-Orientalism and histories; 5. From words to deeds: priorities and projects of contemporary activists; 6. A mirror of political culture in Egypt: divisions and debates among women's activists; Conclusion.
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