eBook Behind the Veil in Arabia: Women in Oman download
by Unni Wikan
Author: Unni Wikan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1 edition (May 1, 1991)
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The book represents the emic universe of. Muller, not reality of the plateau.
THe best book I read in the last 6 months. It is a book for those who want to study the situation in Saudi Arabia.
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Unni Wikan (born 18 November 1944) is professor of social anthropology at the . Behind the Veil in Arabia: Women in Oman (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982; paperback, Univ. of Chicago Press, 1991).
Unni Wikan (born 18 November 1944) is professor of social anthropology at the University of Oslo, Norway. She has served as visiting professor at the University of Chicago (2011), Harvard University (1999–2000), Goethe University, Frankfurt (2000), London School of Economics (1997), École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris (1996).
Behind the Veil in Arabia: Women in Oman. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1982. Women Working in Oman: Individual Choice and Cultural Constraints. International Journal of Middle East Studies 3. (2000): 241-54. Behind the Veil in Arabia: Women in Oman. Riyami, Asya, Mustafa Afifi, and Ruth Mabry.
The idea that the Arab woman (at least in Oman) is a submissive, slavish creature with no personality of her own must definitely be tossed out the window (if you hadn't done so long ag. Jan 09, 2012 Sara rated it liked it. Shelves: 2012, anthropology, women, non-fiction, oman, middle-east. Interesting look at women and gender relations in a particular region of Oman in the mid 1970s. Oct 08, 2007 Kelsey rated it liked it.
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Wikan does provide insights into the real position of these secluded and segregated women. All this is interesting and valuable. -Ahdaf Soueif, Times Literary Supplement "The book is detailed, insightful, and. -Arab Book World "Wikan, a fine ethnographer, has an eye for everything that is distinctive about the culture and. builds up a wholly convincing picture.
Through photographs and detailed case histories, Unni Wikan explores the strict segregation of women, the wearing of the burqa mask, the elaborate nuptial rituals, and the graceful quality of Oman's social relations. Wikan does provide insights into the real position of these secluded and segregated women.