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Citizenship: Egypt, Sudan and Arab States
(2,442 words)

Globalization and democratization have catapulted issues of citizenship to international and national prominence. Discussions abound on the rights of citizens vis-à-vis the state, the quality of relations between the state and civil society, the status of immigrants, and the rights of women. In Arab states, tackling the problem of women's second-class citizenship has acquired urgency, chiefly because of the …

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Moghadam, Valentine M., “Citizenship: Egypt, Sudan and Arab States”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0068b>
First published online: 2009

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