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SHUKRI, Shirin J. A. Arab women: unequal partners in development, Aldershot: Avebury, 1996. 214pp. (In a rural village in Jordan.)

SONBOL, Amira A. Women of Jordan: Islam, labor, & the law, Syracuse (USA): Syracuse University Press, 2002. 300pp.


AMAWI, Abla Gender and citizenship in Jordan Gender and citizenship in the Middle East. normal:Ed. Suad Joseph , Syracuse (USA): Syracuse University Press, 2000. pp.158-184

AMAWI, Abla M. & SHARAF, Layla. Jordan's Leila Sharaf: an interview Arab women: between defiance and restraint. n…

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“Jordan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 10 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2009

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