This thesis examines the advent of the Egyptian women's movement from the late nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth century. Continuous negotiations for control between the secular and the religious institutions of Egypt led to the state's domination over the public jurisdiction and the Islamists maintaining a grip over the Egyptian private sphere, which includes family laws and matters of the home.
Download count: 0
- Middle Eastern history
- Women's Studies
- Middle Eastern Studies
- Women--Egypt--Social conditions.
- Women--Political activity--Egypt--History.
- Women political activists--Egypt--History.
- Women political activists
- Women social reformers--Egypt--History.
- Women social reformers
- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-196)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: History