Women and Fluid Identities: Strategic and Practical Pathways Selected by Women

Hardcover | December 7, 2012

EditorHaleh Afshar

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This book argues that it is the fluidity of women's identities that enables them to bridge the gender divides and roles ascribed to them by society and culture with those that they have chosen for themselves whilst retaining a sense of their self.

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This book argues that it is the fluidity of women's identities that enables them to bridge the gender divides and roles ascribed to them by society and culture with those that they have chosen for themselves whilst retaining a sense of their self.

HALEH AFSHAR is a professor of Politics and Women's Studies at the University of York, UK. She has previously edited Development, Women and War (with Deborah Eade), The Dynamics of Race and Gender (with Mary Maynard) and Empowering Women for Development (with Fatemeh Alikhan).

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 10.81 × 5.71 × 0.71 inPublished:December 7, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230314090

ISBN - 13:9780230314092

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Tables
The Fluidities of Identities: Some Strategic and Practical Pathways Selected by Women; H.Afshar
'Mothers' Pasts and Daughters' Presents and Futures: Across Generational Exploration of Women's Work and Aspirations in Urban China; J.Liu
The Wives and Mothers of Heroes: Evolving Identities of Palestinian Refugee Women in Lebanon; M.Holt
Mobilizing Collective Networks to Enable Individual Success: The Case of Middle Class Indian Women Employed in Information Technology; J.Belliappa
Identity, Moral Economy and Livelihoods: Women's Use of Microfinance in Luribay, Bolivia; K.Maclean
'She Who Disputes' Muslim Women Activists in Italy and the UK Speak for Themselves; A.Belli
Iranian State's Religo-ideological Policies and their Impact on Young Migrant Women in Tabriz; M.Velayati
Afghan Women's Resistance and Struggle: Gender, Agency and Identity; E.Rostami-Povey
Competing Interests: Democracy, Islamification and Women Politicians in Iran; H.Afhsar
Notes
Bibliography
Index