Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book for 1996Gender on the Market is a study of Moroccan women's expressive culture and the ways in which it both determines and responds to current transformations in gender roles. Beginning with women's emergence into what has been defined as the most paradigmatic of Moroccan male institutionsthe marketplacethe book elucidates how gender and commodity relations are experienced and interpreted in women's aesthetic practices.Deborah Kapchan compellingly demonstrates that Moroccan women challenge some of the most basic cultural assumptions of their societyespecially ones concerning power and authority.
Gender on the Market
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Moroccan Women and the Revoicing of Tradition