The defeat [of legislation that would grant women political rights] is a stark measure of the distrust that pervades government–parliament relations, and of the inability of Kuwaiti governing institutions to rise above patterns of conflictthat have poisoned national political life for many years.
Women's Rights in Kuwait: Bringing in the Last Bedouins?
Mary Ann Tétreault is a professor of political science at Iowa State University. Her new book, Stories of Democracy: Politics and Society in Contemporary Kuwait, will be published by Columbia University Press in February.
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Mary Ann Tétreault; Women's Rights in Kuwait: Bringing in the Last Bedouins?. Current History 1 January 2000; 99 (633): 27–32. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2000.99.633.27
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