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Family in the Middle East: Ideational Change in Egypt, Iran and Tunisia
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ISBN: 9780415774864 | 0415774861
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This book examines, in comparative perspective, the different ideals about family and society and how they have impacted on real family life across a number of countries in the Middle East.
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Historical orientations to the study of family change: ideational forces considered
Transnationalism, nationalism, and new family ideals
Familism and critical Arab family studies
International feminism and the women's movement in Egypt, 1904-1923: a reappraisal of categories and legacies
From birth control to family planning: population, gender, and the politics of reproduction in Egypt
Family law and family planning policy in pre- and post-revolutionary Iran
From nationalism to feminism: family law in Tunisia
Continuity and change in daily family life
Why kin marriages? Rationales in rural Upper Egypt
Social change and parent-adolescent dynamics in Egypt
Women's family power and gender preference in Minya, Egypt
Divorce and the fate of the family in modern century Egypt
The family and social change in post-revolutionary Iran
From sexual submission to voluntary commitment: the transformation of family ties in contemporary Tunisia
Family life and ideational change in Egypt, Iran, and Tunisia - reconsidered
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