Sex And The Citadel: Intimate Life In A Changing Arab World

January 21, 2014|
Sex And The Citadel: Intimate Life In A Changing Arab World by Shereen El Feki
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If you really want to know a people, start by looking in their bedrooms.
     Since political unrest erupted across the Middle East, all eyes have been on the streets and squares. But for the past five years, Shereen El Feki has been looking at upheaval a little closer to home--in the sexual lives of men and women across the Arab world. The result is an informative, engaging and timely account of a still largely secret aspect of that society.
     Sex, shows El Feki, is a prism that opens up the region's complex social spectrum, from religion and culture to politics and economics. Sexual attitudes and behaviors not only are a reflection of the conditions that led to the recent uprisings but will also be a measure of hard-won reforms in the years to come.

Shereen El Feki is a writer, broadcaster, and academic who started her professional life in medical science before going on to become an award-winning journalist with The Economist and a presenter with Al Jazeera English. She is former vice-chair of the UN's Global Commission on HIV and the Law, as well as a TED Global Fellow. Shereen ...
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Title:Sex And The Citadel: Intimate Life In A Changing Arab World
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:368 pages, 7.98 X 5.13 X 0.81 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 7.98 X 5.13 X 0.81 in
Published:January 21, 2014
Publisher:Doubleday Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780385666442

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