Arab Regional Women’s Studies Workshop

Cairo Papers Vol. 20, No. 3

Cynthia Nelson
Soraya Altorki

The proceedings of the Arab Regional Women’s Studies Workshop held at the American University in Cairo in May 1997. Among the theoretical and practi

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The proceedings of the Arab Regional Women’s Studies Workshop held at the American University in Cairo in May 1997. Among the theoretical and practical issues discussed are: the importance of introducing gender studies in order to achieve social equality in the Arab World, rethinking political and research priorities in order to give more attention to gender issues, and comparing gender programs in some Arab countries.

Cynthia Nelson

Cynthia Nelson is dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and professor of anthropology at the American University in Cairo. She is the author of articles in Women’s Studies International Forum, Feminist Issues, American Anthropologist, MESA Bulletin, and Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics.

Soraya Altorki

Soraya Altorki is professor of anthropology at the American University in Cairo. Camillia Fawzi El-Solh, a freelance sociologist, is presently researching Arab immigrant communities in Britain.
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