Women and Science at BUC

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Women to-day don't need to be encouraged to take science; they are doing it by their own choice. One does not gain a knowledge of science merely by attending math and science courses. He or she gains it by developing a spirit of scientificcuriosity, rational thinking, objectivity, truthfulness and readiness to acknowledge one's mistakes.

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... The issue included a research study on Egyptian women and children, an article titled "Women and Science at BUC," viii and discussions of traditional Iranian women's coping strategies, ix Saudi Arabian women working within an Islamic framework, x and the revival of the veil. xi Furthermore, "Women and Peace" by Nada Khoury (1983) summarized "women's peace activities" in Sweden, Poland, Cuba, the Philippines, and South Africa, ending with a call to prevent violence both inside and outside the home in Lebanon. The shift in methodology, from presenting research studies and documenting development organizations' recommendations to articulating a more ethnographic approach, continued to develop throughout the next couple years of the journal. ...
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This article is a feminist history of Al-Raida, a Lebanese feminist journal launched in 1976 by the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World at the Lebanese American University. The article outlines the journal’s role in the foundation of modern Lebanese feminist discourse, and in particular traces the dominant strand of discourse on development during the journal’s first decade. By situating this strand within both dominant and local historical contexts, the article analyzes the ways in which the journal positioned arguments for development, presented research studies, and employed methodologies in order to forge solutions to Arab women’s issues while maintaining international visibility through the use of normative and transnational language.
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