© 1989


  • Nira Yuval-Davis
  • Floya Anthias
  • Jo Campling

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Floya Anthias, Nira Yuval-Davis
    Pages 1-15
  3. Marie de Lepervanche
    Pages 36-57
  4. Christine Obbo
    Pages 79-91
  5. Haleh Afshar
    Pages 110-125
  6. Floya Anthias
    Pages 150-167
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 184-185

About this book


This book examines the place of women within ethnic and national communities in nine different societies, and the ways in which the state intervenes in their lives. Contributions from a group of scholars examine the situations in their religious, economic and historical context.


gender nation political science social science sociology state

Editors and affiliations

  • Nira Yuval-Davis
    • 1
  • Floya Anthias
    • 1
  • Jo Campling
  1. 1.Thames PolytechnicUK

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