Women of Jordan: Islam, Labor, and the Law

Women of Jordan: Islam, Labor, and the Law

by Amira El-Azhary Sonbol
ISBN-10:
0815629850
ISBN-13:
9780815629856
Pub. Date:
02/28/2003
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
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Overview

Women of Jordan: Islam, Labor, and the Law

Sonbol (Islamic history, society, and law, Georgetown U.) presents 12 chapters discussing the spectrum of legal and work-related obstacles faced by women, both in the past and in the present, in Jordan. Chapters include women's role in the world of work in Jordan historically and in contemporary times; laws of guardianship and the construction of gender; marriage, obedience, and work; honor crimes; and work and the modern Jordanian woman. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815629856
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2003
Series: Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Middle East Series
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 1,052,613
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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