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Title Development, change, and gender in Cairo : a view from the household / edited by Diane Singerman and Homa Hoodfar.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1996.

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Description 1 online resource (xl, 195 pages) : illustrations.
Series Indiana series in Arab and Islamic studies
Indiana series in Arab and Islamic studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Survival strategies and the political economy of low-income households in Cairo / Homa Hoodfar -- Transforming women's identity : the intersection of household and workplace in Cairo / Arlene Elowe MacLeod -- Egyptian male migration and urban families left behind : "feminization of the Egyptian family" or a reaffirmation of traditional gender roles? / Homa Hoodfar -- What's the use? the household, low-income women, and literacy / K.R. Kamphoefner -- The state, urban households and management of daily life : food and social order in Cairo / Nadia Khouri-Dagher -- Beyond paradigms of development : a pragmatic response to housing needs in Cairo's inner city / Nawal Mahmoud Hassan -- The family and community as politics : the popular sector in Cairo / Diane Singerman.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Households -- Economic aspects -- Egypt -- Cairo Region.
Social change -- Egypt -- Cairo Region.
Poor -- Egypt -- Cairo Region.
Women -- Employment -- Egypt -- Cairo Region.
Sex role -- Egypt -- Cairo Region.
Women -- Egypt -- Cairo Region -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Singerman, Diane.
Hoodfar, Homa.
Other Form: Print version: Development, change, and gender in Cairo. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1996 0253330270 (DLC) 95034930 (OCoLC)32892827
ISBN 0585001006 (electronic bk.)
9780585001005 (electronic bk.)
9780253330277 (cl ; alk. paper)
9780253210494 (pa ; alk. paper)