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Author Eltahawy, Mona, 1967- author.

Title Headscarves and hymens : why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution / Mona Eltahawy.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  323.340956 El81h 2015    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Edition First edition.
Description 240 pages ; 20 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Contents Why they hate us -- Black veil, white flag -- One hand against women -- The god of virginity -- Home -- Roads through the desert -- Speak for yourself.
Summary "Drawing on her years as a campaigner and commentator on women's issues in the Middle East, [Eltahawy] explains that since the Arab Spring began, women in the Arab world have had two revolutions to undertake: one fought with men against oppressive regimes, and another fought against an entire political and economic system that treats women in countries from Yemen and Saudi Arabia to Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya as second-class citizens ... Her book is a plea for outrage and action on their behalf, confronting the 'toxic mix of culture and religion that few seem willing or able to disentangle lest they blaspheme or offend'" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Misogyny -- Middle East.
Sex discrimination against women -- Middle East.
Women's rights -- Middle East.
Arab Spring, 2010-
Arab Spring (2010-) (OCoLC)fst01896290
Misogyny. (OCoLC)fst01023668
Sex discrimination against women. (OCoLC)fst01114376
Women's rights. (OCoLC)fst01178818
Middle East. (OCoLC)fst01241586
Added Title Head-scarves and hymens : why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution
ISBN 9780865478039 (hardback) : $25.00
0865478031 (hardback) : $25.00
9780374710651 (e-book)

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