Between marriage and the market intimate politics and survival in Cairo / Homa Hoodfar

Author(s): Hoodfar, Homa
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Households--Economic aspects--Egypt--Cairo Region
Home economics--Egypt--Cairo Region
Poor--Egypt--Cairo Region
Sex role--Egypt--Cairo Region
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1997
Series: Comparative studies on Muslim societies 24
LC Classification: H, HC
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Glossary
Introduction 1
1. The Research and Its Social and Physical Setting 22
2. Marriage, Family, and Household 51
3. In Search of Cash: Men in the Labor Market 80
4. Women and Employment 103
5. Money Management and Patterns of Household Budgeting 141
6. Nonmonetary Contributions to the Household Pool 163
7. Expenditure and Consumption Patterns 188
8. Social Networks and Informal Associations 217
9. Fertility and Sexual Politics 241
10. Conclusion 264
References 277
Index 299
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 96037296 (OCoLC)35865371
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 96037296
ISBN: 0585032874 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0520206118
ISBN: 0520208250
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-297) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xviii, 302 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 42854493
ISBN/ISSN: 0585032874
0520206118
0520208250

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