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Autonomy and Egyptian women

Sunita Kishor

Autonomy and Egyptian women

findings from the 1988 Egypt Demographic and Health Survey

by Sunita Kishor

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Published by Macro International, Inc. in Calverton, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt,
  • Egypt.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Egypt -- Social conditions.,
    • Fertility, Human -- Egypt.,
    • Birth control -- Egypt.,
    • Demographic surveys -- Egypt.,
    • Health surveys -- Egypt.,
    • Women"s Rights -- Egypt.,
    • Culture.,
    • Islam -- Egypt.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSunita Kishor.
      SeriesOccasional papers ;, 2, Occasional papers (Macro International. Demographic and Health Surveys) ;, 2.
      ContributionsMacro International. Demographic and Health Surveys.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1793 .K57 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 56 p. :
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL902480M
      LC Control Number95195304
      OCLC/WorldCa32191718

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Get this from a library. Autonomy and Egyptian women: findings from the Egypt Demographic and Health Survey. [Sunita Kishor; Macro. This is an excellent book, filled with resources and primary passages, as well as images.

I have used this book on numerous occasions and has always proven to be helpful on my research. I am glad a book like this exists; there needs to be more said about women in the ancient world and this book does Egyptian women justice/5(13).

Autonomy and Egyptian Women In this study, data from the Egypt Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) are used to explore the multidimensionality of Egyptian women's autonomy.

Three indices--the customary autonomy index, the noncustomary autonomy index, and the realized autonomy indexeach measuring a different. The author seems to have a somewhat negative opinion of women in Ancient Egypt, or was depressed when she wrote the book. There is some information in it, if you are not a person who has seen a lot of temple art, or knows the hieroglyphic texts, otherwise it will only confirm what you already by: I adored this book.

Gay Robins has produced an excellent resource on Ancient Egyptian women. Most of the book deals with the everyday life of non-royal women, and Robins admits that this mostly deals with women of the elite, as little evidence of the /5(9).

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Autonomy and Egyptian women: findings from the Egypt Demographic and Health Survey / Sunita Kishor. Author/Creator: Kishor, Sunita author. Publication. An idealized version of women appears everywhere in the art of ancient Egypt, but the true nature of these women's lives has long remained hidden.

Gay Robins's book, gracefully written and copiously illustrated, cuts through the obscurity of the ages to show us what the archaeological riches of Egypt really say about how these women lived, both in the public eye and within the 3/5(1). Using primary sources, this book provides a review of the lives of Egyptian women between about BC and AD.

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