Instructional Video Catalog:   Title Description
Title:   " Elizabeth Fernea on Middle Eastern Women Today, 1996 "

A writer, filmmaker, translator and teacher specializing in the study of Middle Eastern women discusses how symbols and stereotypes, such as women’s veils and militants’ uzis, have distorted Americans’ view of the region and caused them to misunderstand Middle Eastern peoples and cultures. Family law, equal access to education, participation in political affairs and other issues of importance to Middle Eastern women are among the subjects addressed in this interview. Elizabeth Fernea lived in Egypt, Iraq and Morocco for more than twelve years and is a professor of English and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She has also written books and made films about the peace process in the Middle East.

Production Date:  1996
Length:  30 minutes
Ordering:  NETCHE Member checkout
Subject:  Gender Issues Political Science
Non-Members:  Not available
Series Title:  PERSPECTIVE

 

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