American Anthropologist is the flagship journal of the American Anthropological Association. The journal advances the Association's mission through publishing articles that add to, integrate, synthesize, and interpret anthropological knowledge; commentaries and essays on issues of importance to the discipline; and reviews of books, films, sound recordings, and exhibits.
Reviewed Works: Feminists, Islam, and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt by Margot Badran; Gender Politics in Sudan: Islamism, Socialism, and the State by Sondra Hale; Quest for Conception: Gender, Infertility, and Egyptian Medical Traditions by Marcia C. Inhorn
Review by: Lois Beck
New Series, Vol. 99, No. 1 (Mar., 1997), pp. 155-157 (3 pages)
Published By: Wiley