Women's Employment in Muslim Countries : Patterns of Diversity
By: Spierings, Niels.Material type: TextSeries: 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.
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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.
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