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Female Pioneers from Ancient Egypt and the Middle East

On the Influence of History on Gender Psychology

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  • Provides a unique review of the gender role of women in Ancient Egypt and the Middle East

  • Outlines the prominence and influence of women in ancient and current societies

  • Discusses the possible psychological impact of this knowledge on today’s gender roles

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Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Female Pioneers in Islamic Middle Ages: A Theological and Psychological Perspective

    • Ahmed A. Karim, Huda Al-Jundi, Radwa Khalil
    Pages 29-45
  3. Female Pioneers in Physics from Egypt

    • Hazem A. Karim, Ahmed A. Karim
    Pages 61-68
  4. Muslim Women: Identity, Islamophobia and the Rhythm of Islam

    • Mahmoud Abdelhamid M. A. Khalifa
    Pages 165-186

About this book

This book explores the contributions of Eastern female pioneers in science, politics and arts from Ancient Egypt to modern times, and discusses the possible psychological and social impact of this knowledge on today’s gender role in Eastern and Western Societies.

Based on psychological studies on social learning, the book argues that profound knowledge of the historical contributions of Eastern female pioneers in science, politics and arts can improve today’s gender roles in Middle Eastern countries and inspire young women living in Western Societies with Eastern migration background.

Spanning disciplines such as Natural sciences, Neuroscience, Psychology, Sociology, Islamic Theology, History and Arts, and including contributions from diverse geographical regions across the world, this book provides an elaborate review of the gender role of women in Ancient Egypt and the Middle East, outlining their prominence and influence and discusses the possible psychological and social impact of this knowledge on today’s gender roles. 

Keywords

  • Female Pioneers from the Middle East
  • Female Pioneers from Ancient Egypt
  • Gender Psychology
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Egyptology
  • Islam and Women’s Rights
  • Gender Role in the Arab/Middle East Region
  • Gender Role and Religion
  • Historical Contributions of Eastern Female Pioneers
  • Social learning Theory
  • Discrimination of Woman
  • Women's Role in Eastern and Western Societies
  • Arts and Politics in the Middle East
  • Female Pioneers in Islamic Middle Age
  • Female Pioneers in Modern times Arts
  • Media Images of Women
  • Confoundation Between Culture and Religion.
  • Cultural Traditions in the Middle East
  • Eastern Female Pioneers
  • Middle Eastern Women

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

    Ahmed A. Karim

  • Jacobs University Bremen, Bremen, Germany

    Radwa Khalil

  • Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia

    Ahmed Moustafa

About the editors

Dr. Ahmed A. Karim is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the Jacobs University in Bremen and head of the research group “Neuroplasticity and Learning” at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany. With his research group he published over 90 scientific papers and received several national and international awards such as the 2013 Young Investigator Award of the European Brain and Behavioral Society and the nationwide lecturer of the year award in Germany in 2021. Together with the German Ministry for Migration and Integration he launched several projects to promote integration and health psychology of refugees and citizens with migration background in Germany.

Dr. Radwa Khalil is a research scientist at the Department of Psychology and Methods, Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany. Her research is interdisciplinary spanning neuroscience, psychology and history. In 2020 she received the DAAD Award form the German Academic Exchange Service for outstanding academic achievement as well as social and intercultural commitment. 

Dr. Ahmed Moustafa is an associate professor in Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience at Marcs Institute for Brain, Behaviour, and Development & School of Psychology, Western Sydney University. Ahmed’s h index is 44 and number of citation is 11310 (Google Scholar). Ahmed is trained in computer science, psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science. His early training took place at Cairo University in mathematics and computer science. Before joining Western Sydney University as a lab director, Ahmed spent 11 years in America studying psychology and neuroscience. Ahmed conducts research on computational and neuropsychological studies of addiction, schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, PTSD, and depression.  He has published over 200 papers in high-ranking journals including Science, PNAS, Journal of Neuroscience, Brain, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, Nature (Parkinson’s disease), Neuron, among others.  Ahmed has obtained grant funding from Australia, USA, Qatar, UAE, Turkey, and other countries. Ahmed has recently published seven books: (a) Computational models of brain and behavior; (b) Social Cognition in Psychosis, (c) computational Neuroscience Models of the Basal Ganglia, which provides several models of the basal ganglia, (d) Cognitive, Clinical, and Neural Aspects of Drug Addiction; (e) The Nature of Depression: An updated review; (f) Big data in psychiatry and neurology; and (g) Mental health effects of COVID-19. 

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Buying options

eBook
USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-16-1413-2
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
This title has not yet been released. You will be able to pre-order it soon.
Hardcover Book
USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)