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      Abu-Lughod, Lila. Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society. University of California Press, 1986.

      Abu-Lughod, Lila. Writing Women's Worlds: Bedouin Stories. University of California Press, 1986.

      Adel, Abu. "Female harassment in Saudi Arabia." Arab View (28 Mar 1997). [You can read this article here.]

      Almunajjed, Mona. Women in Saudi Arabia Today. St. Martins Press, 1997.

      Al-Rawaf, Haya Saad and Cyril Simmons. "Distance Higher Education for Women in Saudi Arabia: Present and Proposed." Distance Education -- An International Journal Vol. 13, No. 1 (1992). [You can read a summary of this article here.]

      Altorki, Soraya. "The Role and Status of Women in the Shari'ah." Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World. Oxford Univ. Press, 1995.

      Altorki, Soraya. Women in Saudi Arabia: Ideology and Behavior Among the Elite. (out of print)

      Altorki, Soraya and Camillia F. El-Soh. Arab Women in the Field: Studying Your Own Society. Syracuse Univ. Press, 1988.

      Arebi, Saddeka. Women and Words in Saudi Arabia: The Politics of Literary Discourse. 1994.

      Ash-Shamlan, Sharifah. "Zainab: A Short Story," WIN: Women's International Net Issue 8B (April 1998). [You can read this article here.]

      Attieh, Aman Mahmoud. Saudi Arabian Women Writers: Short Stories. Passeggiata Press, 1999.

      Bagader, Abu Bakr, Ava M. Heinrichsdorff, and Deborah Akers. Voices of Change: Short Stories by Saudi Arabian Women Writers. Three Continents Press, 1998.

      Ibrahim, Dina. "Marriage or Education: A Dilemma for Saudi Women." Arab View (29 Nov 1996). [You can read this article here.]

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