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Cities: Informal Settlements: Arab States (excepting Sudan)
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This entry provides a concise overview of informal settlements in the Arab states, focusing on the role and place of women in their production and management and the influences of Islam on this process. Informal settlements are defined here as neighborhoods that have significantly relied on social institutions in their …

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Fawaz, Mona, “Cities: Informal Settlements: Arab States (excepting Sudan)”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0213a>
First published online: 2009

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