Modernizing Women : Gender and Social Change in the Middle East
Valentine Moghadam's seminal study of the gendered nature of political and social processes in the Middle East and North Africa has been fully updated to reflect more than a decade of major changes.This new edition reflects an emphasis on the impacts of both globalization and democratization. It also includes entirely new chapters on the gender dynamics of conflicts in the region, on women and the Arab Spring, and on the achievements of women's rights movements. The result is an indispensable contribution to our understanding of current popular struggles for modernity, democratisation, and meaningful citizenship.
- Paperback | 350 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 476.27g
- 31 Jul 2013
- Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
- Boulder, CO, United States
- Third Edition
About Valentine M. Moghadam
Valentine M. Moghadam is professor of sociology and director of the International Affairs Program at Northeastern University, USA. Her numerous publications include Globalization and Social Movements: Islamism, Feminism, and the Global Justice Movement and Globalizing Women: Gender, Globalization, and Transnational Feminist Movements (winner of the APSA Victoria Schuck Award).