Eltahawy, Mona. () Headscarves and hymens :why the Middle East needs a sexual revolutionMLA Citation
Eltahawy, Mona. Headscarves And Hymens: Why The Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution. : . Print.
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Headscarves and hymens : why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution /
|Published:||New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.|
|Topics:||Misogyny - Middle East. | Sex discrimination against women - Middle East. | Women's rights - Middle East. | Arab Spring, 2010- | RELIGION / Sexuality & Gender Studies. | RELIGION / Islam / General. | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies.|
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|Author:||Eltahawy, Mona, 1967-|
|Physical Description:||240 pages ; 20 cm
|ISBN:||9780865478039 (hardback) :
0865478031 (hardback) :
|Summary:||"Drawing on her years as a campaigner and commentator on women's issues in the Middle East, [Eltahawy] explains that since the Arab Spring began, women in the Arab world have had two revolutions to undertake: one fought with men against oppressive regimes, and another fought against an entire political and economic system that treats women in countries from Yemen and Saudi Arabia to Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya as second-class citizens ... Her book is a plea for outrage and action on their behalf, confronting the 'toxic mix of culture and religion that few seem willing or able to disentangle lest they blaspheme or offend'" --