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Gender and nation building in the Middle East

Elise G. Young

Gender and nation building in the Middle East

the political economy of health from Mandate Palestine to refugee camps in Jordan

by Elise G. Young

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Published by I.B. Tauris in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care,
  • Medical policy,
  • Palestinian Arab Women,
  • Nation-building,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [168]-185) and index.

    StatementElise G. Young
    SeriesLibrary of modern Middle East studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA564.9.R43 Y58 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 189 p. :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25250021M
    ISBN 101848854811
    ISBN 109781848854819
    LC Control Number2011275928
    OCLC/WorldCa770229661

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