Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Women's Employment in Muslim Countries : Patterns of Diversity

By: Spierings, Niels.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (304 p.).ISBN: 9781137466778.Subject(s): Muslim women -- Employment | Women -- Employment (Islamic law) | Women -- Islamic countriesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women's Employment in Muslim Countries : Patterns of DiversityDDC classification: 305.48/69709767 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- Part I: Background -- 1 Introduction: Disconnected Knowledge -- 2 The Context: Society, Politics, and Economy -- 3 Theoretical Framework: A Holistic Approach to Women's Employment -- Part II: A New Perspective on Existing Explanations -- 4 Hypothesizing Women's Employment in 28 Muslim Countries -- 5 Measuring Women's Employment in 28 Muslim Countries -- 6 Describing Women's Employment in 28 Muslim Countries -- 7 Explaining Women's Employment in 28 Muslim Countries
Part III: New Issues in Women's Employment -- 8 Variations in the Effects of Education in 28 Countries -- 9 Patriarchy and Household Configurations in 28 Countries -- 10 Islam as a Multivocal Influence in Indonesia and Nigeria -- 11 Globalization, Violence, and Shifting Influences in Egypt -- Part IV: Conclusions and Discussions -- 12 Conclusion: Understanding Complexity -- 13 Society and Policymaking -- Notes -- References -- Index
Summary: This book presents a new and nuanced exploration of the position of women in Muslim countries, based on research involving more than 300,000 women in 28 Muslim countries. It addresses topical debates on the role of Islam, modernization, globalization, neocolonialism, educational inequalities, patriarchy, household hierarchies, and more.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Call number URL Status Date due Barcode
Electronic Book UT Tyler Online
Online
HQ1170 -- .S674 2015eb (Browse shelf) http://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=4008731 Available EBL4008731

Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- Part I: Background -- 1 Introduction: Disconnected Knowledge -- 2 The Context: Society, Politics, and Economy -- 3 Theoretical Framework: A Holistic Approach to Women's Employment -- Part II: A New Perspective on Existing Explanations -- 4 Hypothesizing Women's Employment in 28 Muslim Countries -- 5 Measuring Women's Employment in 28 Muslim Countries -- 6 Describing Women's Employment in 28 Muslim Countries -- 7 Explaining Women's Employment in 28 Muslim Countries

Part III: New Issues in Women's Employment -- 8 Variations in the Effects of Education in 28 Countries -- 9 Patriarchy and Household Configurations in 28 Countries -- 10 Islam as a Multivocal Influence in Indonesia and Nigeria -- 11 Globalization, Violence, and Shifting Influences in Egypt -- Part IV: Conclusions and Discussions -- 12 Conclusion: Understanding Complexity -- 13 Society and Policymaking -- Notes -- References -- Index

This book presents a new and nuanced exploration of the position of women in Muslim countries, based on research involving more than 300,000 women in 28 Muslim countries. It addresses topical debates on the role of Islam, modernization, globalization, neocolonialism, educational inequalities, patriarchy, household hierarchies, and more.

Description based upon print version of record.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

<p>Niels Spierings is Assistant Professor in Sociology at Radboud University and previously worked at the London School of Economics and the University of Essex. His specializations are in political and gender sociology, and research methodology and he publishes on Islam, democratization, women's participation, populism, gender equality, and migration.</p>

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.