Neopatriarchy: A Theory of Distorted Change in Arab Society. Front Cover. Hisham Sharabi. Oxford University Press, – History – pages. SharabiHisham, Neopatriarchy: A Theory of Distorted Change in Arab Society ( New York: Oxford University Press, ). Pp. – Volume 26 Issue 1 – Mehran . Hisham Sharabi, Neopatriarchy: A Theory of Distorted Values in Arab Society ( New York: Oxford University Press, ) To continue reading this article, please .
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How do I find a book? He spent his early years growing up in Jaffa, Palestine and Acre, Palestine before attending American University in Beirut, where he graduated with a B.
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Professor Sharabi pinpoints economic, political, social, and cultural changes in the last century that led the Arab world, as well as other developing countries, not to modernity but to neopatriarchy –a modernized form of patriarchy.
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That same year, he began to teach at Georgetown University, where he gained full professorship in eleven years. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Reading it has opened my eyes and my mind to a lot of new ideas and analysis. Professor Sharabi pinpoints economic, political, social, and cultural changes in the last century that led the Arab world, as well as other developing countries, not to modernity but to neopatriarchy–a modernized form of patriarchy.
According to a story in the Washington Post: Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Published by Oxford University Press first published January 1st He served as Chairman neopatriarcgy Board until his death in The Politics of Consolation Christina Simko. Neopatriarchy by Hisham Sharabi. Sharabi pinpoints economic, political, social, and cultural changes–including Muslim fundamentalism–that led the Arab world and other developing countries to neopatriarchy–a modernized form of traditional culture–rather than industrial and shaabi modernity.
Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: The theory introduced in this book appeals to me a lot. To ask other readers questions about Neopatriarchyplease sign up. Presenting itself as the only valid option, Muslim fundamentalism now confronts the elements calling for secularism and democracy in a bitter battle whose outcome is likely to determine the future of the Arab world as well as that of other Muslim societies in Africa and Asia.
Mohanad Bari rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Focusing on the region of the Arab worldcomprising some two hundred million people and twenty-one sovereign states extending from the Atlantic t A central problem common to all developing societies in hishan Third World is that of transition from patriarchy or traditional culture to secularism and modernity in a world dominated by the rich and industrially advanced countries.
Evi rated it it was amazing Jul 05, Forced to flee to Jordan after the parties disbanding inSharabi returned to the United States where he completed a Ph. Lists with This Book.
Advanced search Search history. Lili Nada rated it it was amazing Feb 23, He shows how authentic change was blocked and distorted forms and practices subsequently came to dominate all aspects hishsm social existence and activity–among them militant religious fundamentalism, an ideology symptomatic of neopatriarchal culture.
Focusing on the region of the Arab world–comprising some two hundred million people and twenty-one sovereign states extending from the Atlantic to the Persian Gulf–this book develops a theory of social change that demystifies the setbacks this region has experienced on the road to transformation.
He died of cancer at the American University of Beirut hospital on January 13, He challenges some of the most widely held and deeply cherished beliefs and attacks some of the most influential movements. Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. Overview Description Reviews and Awards.