- xvi, 414 p. : ill., maps. ; 26 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Moghadam, Valentine M.,
- Contents: Women's empowerment : an introduction and overview / Valentine M. Moghadam -- Mobilizing women for nationalist agendas : Palestinian women, civil society, and the state-building process / Deborah J. Gerner -- Against all odds : women candidates in Jordan's 1997 elections / Abla Amawi -- Afghan women under marxism / Senzil Nawid -- Women in political parties in Turkey : emerging spaces for Islamic women / Nilufer Narli -- Feminist organizing in Tunisia : negotiating transnational linkages and the state / Sarah E. Gilman -- Women, communications, and democratization in Morocco / Loubna H. Skalli -- Women's empowerment in India : rhetoric and reality / Ahmad Shamshad -- Girl but not woman : garment factory workers in Fez, Morocco / M. Laetitia Cairoli -- The status of rural women in Turkey : what is the role of regional differences? / Ayse Gndz-Hosgr and Jeroen Smits -- Education, tradition, and modernization : Bedouin girls in Israel / Sarab Abu-Rabia Queder -- Museum feminization? Women and museums in Jordan / Carol Malt -- Feminism and censorship in an Islamic republic : women filmmakers in Iran / Ibrahim al-Marashi -- Depression in Nepalese women : tradition, changing roles, and public health policy / Dana Crowley Jack and Mark van Ommeren -- The menace of dowry : laws, interpretation, and implementation / Poonam Saxena -- Islamic law, feminism, and family : the reformulation of hudud in Egypt and Tunisia / Lilia Labidi -- Gender and violence in Lebanese war novels / Evelyne Accad -- Iron breaks, too : Israeli and Palestinian women talk about war, bereavement, and peace / Ziva Flamhaft -- Peace-building and reconstruction with women : reflections on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Palestine / Valentine M. Moghadam.Formerly CIP.Includes bibliographical references and index.