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Tunisia's Modern Woman

Nation-Building and State Feminism in the Global 1960s

Looking at women, politics, and culture in Tunisia from 1950s independence to the 1970s, highlighting the centrality of women to post-colonial state-building. Les mer
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Looking at women, politics, and culture in Tunisia from 1950s independence to the 1970s, highlighting the centrality of women to post-colonial state-building.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction; 1. Between State Feminism and Global Sisterhood; 2. Family Planning as Development: Urban Women, Rural Families, and Reproductive Justice; 3. Postcolonial Tunisian Academics: Between International Aid, National Imperatives, and Local Knowledge; 4. Fashion, Consumption, and Modern Gender Roles; 5. Love and Sex: The Limits of Modern Womanhood and Heterosexual Masculinity; Conclusion: Love, Politics, and Bread.

Om forfatteren

Amy Kallander is Associate Professor Middle East History and affiliated faculty with the Women's and Gender Studies Department at Syracuse University. She is the author of Women, Gender, and the Palace Households in Ottoman Tunisia (2013) and a contributor to The Making of the Tunisian Revolution (2013) and A Companion to Global Gender History (2020).