Militant Women of a Fragile Nation

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-11-01
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
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Table of Contents

List of Maps and Illustrationsp. ix
List of Tablesp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Abbreviations xxxi
From Loom to Puff: Women and Waged Labor in Colonial Lebanonp. 1
Domesticity and Waged Labor: Gendered and Class Polemics in Colonial and Postcolonial Timesp. 35
At the Legal Frontiers: “Unruly” Workingwomen Between Colonial Authority and the National State, 1940-1946p. 57
Rural Displacement and Migration among the Régie Workers, 1950-1980p. 89
Women Negotiate Family and Work: 1950-1997p. 116
“Qati' al-Arzaq min Qati' al-A'naq”: Gendered Boundaries and Class, Tobacco Women's Struggle, 1960-1965p. 144
Conclusionp. 179
Notesp. 189
Selected Bibliographyp. 235
Indexp. 279
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