Sex and the Citadel Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World

Sex and the Citadel
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9780701183165
  • 368 pagina's
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'Important, brave and necessary' Naomi Wolf As political change sweeps the streets and squares, parliaments and presidential palaces of the Arab world, Shereen El Feki has been looking at upheaval a little closer to home - in the sexual lives of men and women in Egypt and across the region. The result is an informative, insightful and engaging account of a highly sensitive, and still largely secret, aspect of Arab society. Sex is entwined in religion and tradition, politics and economics, gender and generations, so it makes the perfect lens for examining the region's complex social landscape. From pregnant virgins to desperate housewives, from fearless activists to religious firebrands, Sex and the Citadel takes a fresh look at the sexual history of the Arab region, and brings new voices to the debate over its future. This is no peep show or academic treatise. Sex and the Citadel is a highly personal, often humorous, account of one woman's journey to better understand Arab society at its most intimate, and in the process, better understand her own origins. Rich with five years of groundbreaking research from Egypt to Saudi Arabia, Tunisia to Qatar, Sex and the Citadel gives us unique and timely insight into everyday lives in a part of the world that is changing in front of our very eyes.

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Paperback
Afmetingen
19,8 x 13 x 2,7 cm
Aantal pagina's
368 pagina's
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur
Shereen El Feki Shereen El Feki
Co-auteur
Shereen El Feki
Uitgever
Vintage

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9780701183165

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Gewicht
499 g
Verpakking breedte
153 mm
Verpakking hoogte
27 mm
Verpakking lengte
234 mm

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