Our Bibliography

  • Abu-Lughod, Lila (1985). A community of secrets: the separate world of Bedouin women. Communities of Women, 10(4): pp. 637-657.

  • Abu-Lughod, Lila (1986). Modest women, subversive poems: the politics of love in an Egyptian Bedouin society. British Society for Middle Eastern Studies, 13(2): pp. 159-168.

  • Abu-Lughod, Lila (1993). Writing women’s worlds: Bedouin stories. Berkeley: University of California Press.

  • Abu-Lughod, Lila (1999). Veiled sentiments: honor and poetry in a Bedouin society. Berkeley: University of California Press.

  • Abu-Rabia-Queder, Sarab (2007). Coping with `forbidden love' and loveless marriage – educated Bedouin women from the Negev. Ethnography, 8(3): pp. 297-323.




  • Barakat, Halim Isber (1993). The Arab world: society, culture and state. Berkeley: University of California Press.

  • Barfield, Thomas J. (1993). The nomadic alternative. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.


  • Burckhardt, John L. (1830). Notes on the Bedouins and the Wahabys. London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley.

  • Cole, Donald P. (2010). Bedouins of the empty quarter. Chicago: Aldine Transaction.


  • Hein, H. S. and Korsmeyer, C. (1993). Aesthetics in feminist perspective. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

  • Howell, Nancy. (2010). Life histories of the Dobe !Kung: food, fatness and well-being over the life-span. Berkeley: University of California Press.

  • Koehane, Alan (1994). Bedouin: nomads of the desert. London: Kyle Cathie Limited.


  • Kressel, Gideon M. (1992). Descent through males: an anthropological investigation into the patterns underlying social hierarchy, kinship, and marriage among former Bedouin in the Ramla-Lod area (Israel). Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz.

  • Kressel, Gideon M. (1992). Shame and gender. Anthropological Quarterly, 65(1): pp. 34-46.

  • Lee, Richard B. (1982). “Politics, sexual and non-sexual in an egalitarian society” in Politics and history in band societies, by Eleanor Leacock and Richard Lee. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  • Lee, Richard B. (2003). “Marriage and sexuality” in The Dobe Ju/’hoansi (3rd edition). Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

  • Profanter, Annemarie and Cate, Stephanie Ryan (2009). “Deal justly with them . . .”: (in)justice in polygyny – the male perspective. The Journal of Social Psychology, 149(3): pp. 223-241.


  • Shostak, M. (2000). Nisa, the life and words of a !Kung woman. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.


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