Gender and Politics in Kuwait: Women and Political Participation in the Gulf

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The role of women in politics in the Gulf is a much-debated and often little-understood subject in the West. In Gender and Politics in Kuwait the author sheds new light on the struggle of Kuwaiti women for political participation, examining both the positions women hold in society and politics, and the discourses surrounding feminism and civil rights. He charts the history of women and their contribution to the Kuwaiti state, from independence and the writing of the constitution in the 1960s, through the Iraqi occupation in ...

Gender and Politics in Kuwait: Women and Political Participation in the Gulf 2013, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781780763064

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