Al-Raida Journal: Marriage Patterns in the Arab World


No. 93-94, Spring–Summer 2001

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Table of Contents

Section Page
Editorial 2
Opinion 5
Research Notes 7
Quote/Unquote 8
News Briefs 9
IWSAW News 10
File
Introduction to the File 11
The Marriage Mystery
Manal Omar
12
The Cost of Marriage in Egypt
Diane Singerman and Barbara Ibrahim
20
The 1998 Proposed Civil Marriage Law in Lebanon
Nadia M. EI-Cheikh
27
Selves of Wives and Selves of Daughters
Najla Hamadeh
36
Matrimonial Alliances Among the Maronites
Annie Tohme-Tabet
43
Marriage, Madness and Murder
Abir Hamdar
47
The Impact of Education on Marriage
Maysa EI-Hajj
50
Misyar Marriage
Shirine Jurdi
58
Testimonies
Miriam Sfeir
61
Personal Status Laws Tabulated
Anonymous
64
Special Features
No Comment 70
Conference Report
Aida Naaman
71
Book Reviews
Dunyazad
May Telmissany
72