This annotated guide includes listings for fiction and nonfiction books, academic articles, government publications, journals, and select theses, newspaper, and magazine publications written from approximately 1975 to the present. Each listing is accompanied by a brief descriptive abstract. In addition, two timelines are included to track the women's movement as well as policy development and events that have occurred in the political, economic, and education sectors of each country from the early 1900s to the early 2000s. The work also includes an introduction providing the context and need for this information, and a foreword by Golnar Mehran, renowned Iranian scholar and education practitioner.
Mitra K. Shavarini earned her doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her current research interest concerns women and education in Muslim nations. She is the author of Educating Immigrants: The Experiences of Second-Generation Iranians.Wendy R. Robison earned her master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, specializing in international education policy. While obtaining her degree, Ms. Robison focused her research on education systems development and public policy and she is currently working on education issues in Afghanistan.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Reviews Chapter 4 Appendix Chapter 5 Index Chapter 6 About the Authors