North Africa: Early 20th Century to Present
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In the latter decades of the twentieth century, research on women from the North African nations of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco flourished. The research collected and analyzed data on women's lives and situations through the lenses of various disciplines: history, literature, political science , demography , health, development, anthropology , religious studies , sociology, law, and gender studies. The state's political agenda, i…

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Bowen, Donna Lee, “North Africa: Early 20th Century to Present”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0028>
First published online: 2009



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