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Space: Female Space: Arabian Peninsula
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Introduction

The place of women in the Arabian Peninsula has been “‘imagined’ rather than real. . . .  In this ‘imagining’, Gulf women were placed under the full custody of male relatives, their movements constrained, and their pres…

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Jocelyn Sage Mitchell, Sean Foley, Jessie Moritz and Vânia Carvalho Pinto, “Space: Female Space: Arabian Peninsula”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 16 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002073>
First published online: 2016



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