Daughters Of Tunis: Women, Family, And Networks In A Muslim City by Paula Holmes-EberDaughters Of Tunis: Women, Family, And Networks In A Muslim City by Paula Holmes-Eber

Daughters Of Tunis: Women, Family, And Networks In A Muslim City

byPaula Holmes-Eber

Paperback | August 14, 2002

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Daughters of Tunis is an innovative ethnography that carefully weaves the words and intimate, personal stories of four Tunisian women and their families with a statistical analysis of women's survival strategies in a rapidly urbanizing, industrializing Muslim nation. Delineating three distinct network strategies, Holmes-Eber demonstrates the "public" role of neighbourhood¿s as informal social security systems, and the impact of women's education, class and migration on women's resources and networks. An engaging, warm, and oftentimes humorous portrait of Muslim women's responses to development, Daughters of Tunis is an exciting new approach to ethnography: merging the historically disparate methods of both qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Paula Holmes-Eber is a visiting scholar in Middle East Studies and the Department of Anthropology at the University of Washington. She holds a PhD from Northwestern University and was formerly an assistant professor in anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has taught courses in peoples and cultures of the Islamic M...
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Title:Daughters Of Tunis: Women, Family, And Networks In A Muslim CityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:191 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 inPublished:August 14, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0813339448

ISBN - 13:9780813339443

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