Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The mixed blessing of globalization / Marsha Pripstein Posusney and Eleanor Abdella Doumato
  • Pt. 1. Women in reforming Middle Eastern economies: employment, production, and reproduction. Arab economies and globalization: an overview / Karen Pfeifer and Marsha Pripstein Posusney ; Women in the MENA labor market: an eclectic survey / Zafiris Tzannatos and Iqbal Kaur ; Reexamining the fertility puzzle in MENA / Jennifer Olmsted
  • Pt. 2. Case studies. Egypt: structural adjustment and women's employment / Heba Nassar ; Gender and employment: Egypt in comparative perspective / Ragui Assaad ; Jordan: women and the struggle for political opening / Laurie A. Brand ; Women in Tunisia: between state feminism and economic reform / Emma C. Murphy ; Sudanese women in national service, militias, and the home / Sondra Hale ; Kuwait: sex, violence, and the politics of economic restructuring / Mary Ann T├ętreault ; Education in Saudi Arabia: gender, jobs, and the price of religion / Eleanor Abdella Doumato
  • Epilogue / Marsha Pripstein Posusney and Eleanor Abdella Doumato.