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Women's rights and reform in provincial Morocco : from disenfranchisement to lack of empowerment

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Morocco is oftentimes praised by academics, development workers, and women’s rights activists as a trailblazer for the empowerment of women in the Middle East and North African region. Its reforms in the realm of family legislation and progress made in human development place the country at the helm of liberalising Arab Muslim-majority societies, even more so after the Arab Spring and Morocco’s peaceful transition to a ‘new’ constitutional order. However, a closer look at women’s rights di...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2013-05-17

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