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University of Toronto Scarborough
Rania Salem

Week 1Family and Gender in the Middle East Why study family and gender in the modern middle eastpolitical and cultural importance in the middle east rested Judaism Islam and Christianityit is located in the crossroads of Africa Asia and Europe trade route sea routeoil wealth 1930s discovered 1970s war breaks out between supply goes down and price goes up because oil was kept to themselves They command a lot of attention and concernGender and Family specific lots of political turmoil military interventionthe region has been justified by pointing to the status of womenLaura Bushinvasion of afghan ex for greater rights and privileges for women fight against terrorismportrays them as helpless women in a male dominated women white man save brown women from brown men she supports the war and resides with colonial practices in the 19th and 20th centuryblanket to cover but their intentionschanging economic example Macro level Money affects micro family institutions Key concepts in sociology of families and gender1Family intimate domestic group made up of people related to one another by bonds of blood sexual mating or legal ties2Household one or more individuals who occupy the same dwelling residencewhere you live3NuclearConjugal family refers to a group co
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