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Policing Egyptian Women: Sex, Law, and Medicine in Khedival Egypt

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Policing Egyptian Women delineates the intricate manner in which the modern state in Egypt monitored, controlled, and "policed" the bodies of subaltern women. Some of these women were runaway slaves, others were deflowered outside of marriage, and still others were prostitutes. Kozma traces the effects of nineteenth-century developments such as the expansion of cities, the ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published July 31st 2011 by Syracuse University Press
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