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@FM:Contents Tables and Maps 000 Preface 000 Contributors 000 1. Women's Empowerment: An Introduction and Overview Valentine M. Moghadam 000 Part One Political Processes and Women's Participation 2. Mobilizing Women for Nationalist Agendas: Palestinian Women, Civil Society, and the State-Building Process Deborah J. Gerner 000 3. Against All Odds: Women Candidates in Jordan's 1997 Elections Abla Amawi 000 4. Afghan Women under Marxism Senzil Nawid 000 5. Women in Political Parties in Turkey: Emerging Spaces for Islamic Women Nilufer Narli 000 6. Feminist Organizing in Tunisia: Negotiating Transnational Linkages and the State Sarah E. Gilman 000 7. Women, Communications, and Democratization in Morocco Loubna H. Skalli 000 Part Two Economic, Social, and Cultural Participation 8. Women's Empowerment in India: Rhetoric and Reality Ahmad Shamshad 000 9. Girl but Not Woman: Garment Factory Workers in Fez, Morocco M. Laetitia Cairoli 000 10. The Status of Rural Women in Turkey: What Is the Role of Regional Differences? Ayse Gndz-Hosgr and Jeroen Smits 000 11. Education, Tradition, and Modernization: Bedouin Girls in Israel Sarab Abu-Rabia Queder 000 12. Museum Feminization? Women and Museums in Jordan Carol Malt 000 13. Feminism and Censorship in an Islamic Republic: Women Filmmakers in Iran Ibrahim al-Marashi 000 Part Three Violence, Peace, and Women's Human Rights 14. Depression in Nepalese Women: Tradition, Changing Roles, and Public Health Policy Dana Crowley Jack and Mark van Ommeren 000 15. The Menace of Dowry: Laws, Interpretation, and Implementation Poonam Saxena 000 16. Islamic Law, Feminism, and Family: The Reformulation of Hudud in Egypt and Tunisia Lilia Labidi 000 17. Gender and Violence in Lebanese War Novels Evelyne Accad 000 18. Iron Breaks, Too: Israeli and Palestinian Women Talk about War, Bereavement, and Peace Ziva Flamhaft 000 19. Peace-Building and Reconstruction with Women: Reflections on Afghanistan, Iraq, and Palestine Valentine M. Moghadam 000 Appendix: Measuring Women's Empowerment in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia Valentine M. Moghadam and Lucie Senftova 000 Works Cited 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Women -- Social conditions -- Middle East.
Women -- Social conditions -- Africa, North.
Women -- Social conditions -- South Asia.
Women's rights -- Middle East.
Women's rights -- Africa, North.
Women's rights -- South Asia.
Women in politics -- Middle East.
Women in politics -- Africa.
Women in politics -- South Asia.