Remaking Women: Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East (Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History)

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  • ISBN: 0691057923
  • Author: Lila Abu-Lughod
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Genre: Society, Politics & Philosophy
  • Date: 21 July 1998
  • Pages: 316
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Contrary to popular perceptions, newly veiled women across the Middle East are just as much products and symbols of modernity as the upper- and middle-class women who courageously took off the veil almost a century ago. To make this point, these essays focus on the “…