Women and Education in Iran and Afghanistan: An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in English, 1975-2003

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Januar 2005



This annotated guide includes listings for fiction and nonfiction books, academic articles, government publications, journals, and select theses, newspaper, and magazine publications written from approximately 1975 to the present. Each listing is accompanied by a brief descriptive abstract. In addition, two timelines are included to track the women's movement as well as policy development and events that have occurred in the political, economic, and education sectors of each country from the early 1900s to the early 2000s. The work also includes an introduction providing the context and need for this information, and a foreword by Golnar Mehran, renowned Iranian scholar and education practitioner.


Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Reviews Chapter 4 Appendix Chapter 5 Index Chapter 6 About the Authors


Mitra K. Shavarini earned her doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her current research interest concerns women and education in Muslim nations. She is the author of Educating Immigrants: The Experiences of Second-Generation Iranians.Wendy R. Robison earned her master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, specializing in international education policy. While obtaining her degree, Ms. Robison focused her research on education systems development and public policy and she is currently working on education issues in Afghanistan.


...this is a thorough record of books and articles about this subject...The purpose of the book, to inform Western readership about the reality of women's education in these Muslim countries, is greatly to be welcomed. Reference Reviews Women and Education in Iran and Afghanistan is a good choice for university libraries. Feminist Collections: A Quarterly Of Women's Studies Resources ...a compilation of resources for individuals interested in the complex issues impacting women and their access to education in Iran and Afghanistan, and in gender and education issues in Muslim countries in general. The text's introduction includes a description of the historical context of both Iran and Afghanistan, highlighting major events that have occurred in the political, educational, and social history of each country. Bibliographic information for additional sources not included in the reviews is listed in an appendix. Reference and Research Book News
EAN: 9780810851023
ISBN: 0810851024
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 130 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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