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Valentine M. Moghadam is director of women's studies and associate professor of sociology at Illinois State University.
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations||p. ix|
|Note on Transliteration and the Iranian Calendar||p. xv|
|Recasting the Middle East, North Africa, and Afghanistan||p. 1|
|Debating the Status of Muslim Women||p. 3|
|Assessing Women's Status||p. 6|
|Diversity in the Middle East||p. 10|
|A Framework for Analysis: Gender, Class, the State, Development||p. 14|
|Social Changes and Women in the Middle East||p. 19|
|Economic Development, State Policy, and Women's Employment||p. 33|
|The Internationalization of Capital and the Middle East||p. 36|
|Oil, Liberalization, and Women's Employment||p. 38|
|Industrialization and Female Proletarianization||p. 41|
|Characteristics of the Female Labor Force||p. 48|
|State Policies and Women's Status: Some Cases||p. 55|
|Development, Work, and Women's Empowerment||p. 67|
|Reforms, Revolutions, and "the Woman Question"||p. 79|
|Gendering Revolutions||p. 82|
|The Kemalist Revolution in Turkey||p. 90|
|National Liberation, Revolution, and Gender in Algeria||p. 93|
|The People's Democratic Republic of Yemen||p. 95|
|Revolution, Islamization, and Women in Iran||p. 98|
|Afghanistan: The Saur Revolution and Women's Rights||p. 101|
|Revolution, State Building, and Women||p. 104|
|Patriarchy and the Changing Family||p. 113|
|Patriarchal Society and Family||p. 118|
|Family Structure in the Middle East||p. 124|
|Neopatriarchal States and Personal Status Laws||p. 126|
|The Demographic Transition and Changes in Fertility Behavior||p. 131|
|Education and Women's Empowerment||p. 135|
|Islamist Movements and Women's Responses||p. 151|
|Causes and Social Bases of Islamist Movements||p. 152|
|Gharbzadegi: Problematics of Class and Gender||p. 158|
|States and Islamist Movements||p. 161|
|Personal Status Laws and the Control of Women||p. 162|
|Women and Islamist Movements: Some Cases||p. 168|
|Conclusion: Women's Responses to Islamist Movements||p. 184|
|Iran: From Islamization to Islamic Feminism--and Beyond?||p. 193|
|Gender Ideology and Policies||p. 193|
|The Decline of Women's Status in the 1980s||p. 202|
|Liberalization and Policy Shifts in the 1990s||p. 210|
|Women in the Labor Force: Still Marginalized||p. 211|
|The Emergence of Islamic Feminism||p. 215|
|Conclusion: Religious State, Secular Society?||p. 221|
|Afghanistan: Revolution, Reaction, and Attempted Reconstruction||p. 227|
|Afghan Social Structure and Its Implications for Women||p. 228|
|A Prototype of the Weak State||p. 234|
|Early Reforms Concerning Women||p. 236|
|Characteristics of Afghan Patriarchy||p. 241|
|The DRA and Women's Rights||p. 244|
|Internationalized Civil Conflict||p. 249|
|From Revolution to Reconciliation||p. 251|
|Social Organizations and Social Services||p. 253|
|Women in the Refugee Camps||p. 259|
|Gender Shock: Life Under Islamist Rule||p. 264|
|Toward Reconstruction, Development, and Women's Rights||p. 267|
|All That Is Solid Melts into Air ...||p. 277|
|Engendering Citizenship, Feminizing Civil Society||p. 279|
|Women in Movement: Claims and Gains||p. 285|
|List of Acronyms||p. 299|
|Selected Bibliography||p. 301|
|About the Book||p. 325|
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