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Diaspora Studies: Egypt
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What constitutes a diaspora and diasporic life? How do women fare in a diaspora? How are they enabled and restricted by it? How do they contribute to diasporas? And in what ways are the diasporic lives of women gendered and differentiated? And what are the effects of these gendered and diverse experiences? This entry attempts to address these questions in the context of Egypt. It draws on …

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Al Sharmani, Mulki, “Diaspora Studies: Egypt”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 06 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001448>
First published online: 2012

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