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Ibn Khaldun's Method

Fromherz Allen James

in Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639342
eISBN:
9780748653201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639342.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses Ibn Khaldun's method of combining rational philosophy with history. Disillusioned by the corruption of historical records, by uncritical writing, and by the blind repetition of ... More


Gender Myths and Demographic Realities

Suzanne E. Joseph

in Fertile Bonds: Bedouin Class, Kinship, and Gender in the Bekaa Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044613
eISBN:
9780813046389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044613.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter critiques Western feminist narratives of gender and Third World women's reproduction. Partial life table estimates by gender provide a window into gender disparities in Bedouin infant ... More


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