|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Catherine Warrick is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Villanova University, where she teaches Middle East politics.
Table of Contents
Contents: Part I The Pursuit of Legitimacy in Jordan: Introduction; Theoretical and conceptual issues; Dual legal systems and the basis of law in Jordan. Part II Laws and Legal Changes: Criminal law; Nationality law; Women's access to divorce: religious law as a basis for improved rights; Protected spaces: the presence of women in the institutions of state power. Part III Developing Institutions: Maintaining Legacy: The women's movement; Government institutions and policy frameworks; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.