Views From Tunis by Scott Ferris

Paula Holmes-Eber’s ethnography “Daughters of Tunis: Women, Family, and Networks in a Muslim City” examines the lives of Muslim women in the predominantly Muslim country of Tunisia. Holmes-Eber specifically tells the stories of women in the city of Tunis and explains in detail the experiences she had while carrying out her research. She focuses much […]

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Safe Haven: The Story of an Experimental Alternative to a Traditional Women’s Shelter’s

Rae Bridgman’s “Safe Haven: The Story of a Shelter for Homeless Women” is an informative, insightful stake on traditional style of a normal ethnography. As the title may imply, the ethnography tells the “life history (and contemporary state) of Savard’s, a shelter for chronically homeless women” (pg. 2) located in the downtown region of Toronto, Ontario. […]

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