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Women in the Middle East: Past and Present

Read the entire introduction to UCLA professor emerita Nikki Keddie’s new book,  “Women in the Middle East: Past and Present.”

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Nikki Keddie
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The Good News Behind the Bad for Middle Eastern Women

Nikki Keddie, one of the nation’s leading Middle East scholars, argues that despite Western stereotypes, women in many Middle Eastern countries are making great strides in terms of civil liberties and legal rights. But America’s disastrous occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan threaten to undo much of the progress.

  • Also: read the book’s introduction or read the entire first chapter (.pdf file)
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