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Moghadam, Valentine M.

Empowering Women after the Arab Spring

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Deconstructing Women’s Empowerment in the Middle East and North Africa
Marwa Shalaby

Part I. Islamic Law and Gender Equality

2. Interrogating the “Shari’a” Excuse: Religious Reasoning, International Law, and the Struggle for Gender Equality in the Middle East
Ayesha S. Chaudhry

3. Normative Paradigms and Constraints on Equal Rights for Women in the Arab World
Amira El Azhary Sonbol

Part II. Agency and Women’s Empowerment

4. No Agency Without Grassroots Autonomy: A Framework for Evaluating Women’s Political Inclusion in Jordan, Bahrain, and Morocco
Bozena C. Welborne

5. Kin-Based Values and Attitudes Toward Gender Equality in Morocco and Egypt
Rahma Abdulkadir, Gail Buttorff

6. Explaining Egalitarian Attitudes: The Role of Interests and Exposure
Lindsay J. Benstead

Part III. Challenge and Progress Post Arab-Spring

7. Syrian and Syrian Palestinian Women in Lebanon: ‘Actors of Citizenship’?
Dina Kiwan

8. Challenges Facing Women’s Political Participation Post Arab Spring: The Cases of Egypt and Tunisia
Marwa Shalaby

9. Women and Democracy after the Arab Spring: Theory, Practice, and Prospects
Valentine M. Moghadam

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Middle Eastern Culture, Middle Eastern Politics, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Comparative Feminist Studies
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137557476
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-56792-5

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