Ritical Book Review–Paula Holmes-Eber. Daughters of Tunis: Women, Family and Networks in a Muslim City”

CriticalBook Review

THIS IS NOT A SUMMARY OF THE BOOK, but an analysis of the books contribution to the study of sex and gender in cross cultural perspective. It is important that you try to situate this book in relation to some of the larger issues involving sex and gender in cross culture perspective such as Marriage, household, kinship, WOMENS RIGHTS, sexual identity, stereotypes, culture Referring to other readings is recommended, but additional research is not necessary. PLEASE USE QUOTES AND CITE THE BOOK ATLEAST 4 TIMES!!!

The following points should help you focus your book review:

1) what are the authors goals in the book and how well does he/she achieve them?

2) does the author provide convincing ethnographic material to support his/her points?

3) how can you relate the book to other readings/issues weve covered? Marriage, household, kinship, WOMENS RIGHTS, sexual identity, stereotypes, culture, etcetcetc”