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Arab Family Studies: Critical Reviews

edited by Suad Joseph ; with a foreword by Noor Al Malki Al Jehani
Format
Book
Published
Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2018.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Series
Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Middle East
ISBN
9780815635598, 0815635591, 9780815635581, 0815635583
Summary
This review of the literature on Arab families captures the major theories, methods, and case studies carried out on Arab families over the past half to one century. The book offers a country by country critical assessment of the scholarship on Arab families.
Contents
  • Introduction : family in the Arab region : state of scholarship / Suad Joseph
  • North Africa
  • Algeria / Marnia Lazreg
  • Egypt / Nefissa Naguib
  • Libya / Anna Baldinetti
  • Morocco / Zakia Salime
  • Somalia / Cawo Mohamed Abdi
  • Sudan / Balghis Badri and Hwiada Abubaker
  • Tunisia / Lamia Benyoussef
  • Eastern Arab states
  • Iraq / Nadje Al-Ali
  • Jordan / Seteney Shami
  • Lebanon / Zeina Zaatari
  • Palestine / Islah Jad
  • Syria / Dawn Chatty
  • The Arab Gulf
  • Kuwait / Ereny Zarif and Helen Rizzo
  • Saudi Arabia / May Al-Dabbagh and Ghalia Gargani
  • United Arab Emirates and Oman / Rima Sabban
  • Qatar and Bahrain / Rima Sabban
  • Yemen / Susanne Dahlgren
  • Critical issues
  • Acculturation paradigms to feminist intersectionality paradigms and Arab American families / Nadine Suleiman Naber
  • Migration and transnational Arab families / Paul Tabar
  • Arab families and Islamic law / Judith E. Tucker
  • Education and Arab families / Fida Adely and Michael Hendrix
  • Media and the Arab family / Linda Herrera
  • Fertility, demography, and masculinities in Arab families / Marcia C. Inhorn
  • War, violence, refugees, and Arab families : focus : Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and Palestine / Penny Johnson
  • Conclusions : research on Arab families matters / Suad Joseph
  • Bibliography on Arab families and youth.
Description
xx, 614 pages ; 28 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-614) and index.
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