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Diane Singerman <email@example.com>
I am currently studying legislative changes in Personal Status Laws in Egypt and the coalition of forces that converged around changing these laws. This project stems from another project on the national costs of marriage in Egypt and the ways in which poverty and politics is understood.
|Address:||Dept. of Government, SPA
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20016
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Mideast-Politics
Political History / Studies
Urban History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Ph.D. Princeton University, Department of Politics, Program in Near Eastern Studies, 1989.
M.A. Princeton University, Department of Politics, Program in Near Eastern Studies, 1984.
Graduate Studies, The American University in Cairo, M.A. program, Political Science, 1980-82.
B.A. Princeton University, Department of Politics, Certificate of Proficiency in Near Eastern Studies and in African Studies, magna cum laude, 1979.
"Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East." American University in Cairo Press, 2006 (co-editor with Paul Amar).
Avenues of Participation: Family, Politics, and Networks in Urban Quarters of Cairo. Princeton University Press, 1995, paperback edition, 1996; American University in Cairo Press, 1997, Egyptian edition.
Development, Gender and Change in Cairo: A View from the Household. Indiana University Press, 1996 (co-editor with Homa Hoodfar).
"The Politics of Emergency Rule in Egypt." Current History 651 (January 2002): 29-35.
"The Cost of Marriage in Egypt." Special Edition on Marriage Patterns in the Arab World, al-Raida 93/94, Beirut, Spring/Summer 2001, 20-26. Co-authored with Dr. Barbara Ibrahim.