Marie Virolle (Eds.)
et Hommes au Maghreb et en
Immigration la Frontière des Genres en Question
and Men in the Maghreb and
the role of gender in immigration]
und Männer im Maghreb und
die Genderfrage bei der Immigration]
Publisud, 1998), 234 pp.,
€ 21.95 ISBN: 2-86600-818-9
Camille Lacoste-Dujardin and Marie Virolle are working as
research directors and researchers in ethnology at CNRS (Paris).
Both have published several books on the role of women and
mothers as well as on the role of the state and on the people
and civilisations in the Maghreb.
in this volume contain the conclusions of a collective research
project that was pursued by CNRS-EHESS since 1984 for more
than a decade on "oral literature, dialects and ethnology"
by the group FABERA (Arab and Berber women, research on anthropology).
This book focuses on the role of women in the Maghreb in women
and gender studies. The first part on issues of domination
of man and women, of the role of women and their social representation
contains six chapters by C. Lacoste-Dujardin, A. Lakhsassi,
C. Fortier, F.Z. Sebaa, S. Ossman and F. Choutri. In the second
part six chapters by N. El Alaoui, M. Peyron, M. Hayeur, H.
Boumlik, M. Virolle and S. Ammar-Khoja deal with feminine
powers, individuality and specific status. In the third part
six chapters by Ch. Bouatta, A. Barbara, D. Morsley, N. Saadi,
D. Cherifati and N. Weibel discuss the new roles and new representation
of women among immigrants.