Islam, Gender, and Development: Rural-urban Migration of Women in Iran

Islam, Gender, and Development: Rural-urban Migration of Women in Iran

By: Masoumeh Velayati (author)Hardback

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This book discusses the role of women in Iranian rural-urban migration and the impact of such migration on women. Masoumeh Velayati examines the social and economic motivations of female migrants and their contribution to family income, addressing the gender, religious, and socio-economic issues of marginalized, working class women in the East Azerbaijan Province of Iran.

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Masoumeh Velayati received her PhD in Development Studies through the Department of Politics at the University of York. She is currently working as a funding development coordinator for International Service (UNAIS), an international development organization based in York, UK.

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/12/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780739114520
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 356
  • ID: 9780739114520
  • weight: 699
  • ISBN10: 0739114522

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