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Intimate Selving: Gender, Self and Identity in Arab Families
by Suad Joseph
Native feminist scholars focus on intimate Arab familiar relationships and discuss gendering of the self in the Arab community. In biographical and autobiographical, ethnographical, and literary accounts, they identify key family relationships and explore them in terms of shaping and defining gender in relation to others.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published November 4th 1999 by Syracuse University Press
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Suad Joseph is Professor of Anthropology and Women and Gender Studies at the University of California, Davis and current President of the Middle East Studies Association of North America. Her research addresses issues of gender; families, children, and youth; sociology of the family; and selfhood, citizenship, and the state in the Middle East. Joseph is the founder of the Middle East Section of ...moreMore about Suad Joseph...