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Gendered paradoxes : educating Jordanian women in nation, faith, and progress

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Adely,Fida J.

Source:

University of Chicago Press, Chicago ; London (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC2410 .J6 A34 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9724320

Keywords:

Girls' schools--Jordan, Women--Education--Jordan, Young women--Jordan--Social conditions

Abstract:

Contents: A day in the life of Nada -- Ambiguous times and spaces -- Jordan and the al-Khatwa Secondary School for Girls : people, place, and time -- Performing patriotism : rituals and moral authority in a Jordanian high school -- Who is a good Muslim? : making proper faith in a girls' high school -- Making girls into respectable women -- Education for what? : women, work, and development in Jordan.

Publication Language:

eng