I wish to thank the Anthropology Department and the Middle East Center of Harvard University, the Social Science Research Council, and The International Affairs Center of Indiana University for providing the funds that allowed me to carry on field work in Jordan. I wish also to thank the Indiana University Foundation for a special grant that allowed me to prepare this article for publication, and the Department of Social Anthropology at Manchester University for their generous aid and criticism during my service there as a research associate. And I would like to thank the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the American University of Beirut for the encouragement given to my research during my service there as a Visiting Lecturer. Although they are in no way responsible for the views herein expressed, my thanks also go to Salih Altoma, Frederick Bailey, Robert Bellah, Jeremy Boissevain, Peter Dodd, Fuad Khuri, and Seyyed Hossein Nasr for reading and commenting on an early draft of this article. Special thanks are due to Nur Yalman whose meticulous reading and commentary were extremely helpful in working out my own argument as the last section of this essay attests.
On the Modesty of Women in Arab Muslim Villages: A Study in the Accommodation of Traditions1
Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2009
1968 American Anthropological Association
Volume 70, Issue 4, pages 671–697, August 1968
How to Cite
ANTOUN, R. T. (1968), On the Modesty of Women in Arab Muslim Villages: A Study in the Accommodation of Traditions. American Anthropologist, 70: 671–697. doi: 10.1525/aa.1968.70.4.02a00010
- Issue online: 28 OCT 2009
- Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2009
- Accepted for publication January 18, 1968.
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