Young, Single and Employed: Jordanian Women’s Voices on Impact of Work
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Keywords

Independent women
Jordan

How to Cite

Kawar, M. (1). Young, Single and Employed: Jordanian Women’s Voices on Impact of Work. Al-Raida Journal, 50-55. Retrieved from http://www.alraidajournal.com/index.php/ALRJ/article/view/350

Abstract

There is an increasing visibility of young urban working women in Amman, Jordan. As compared to previous generations, this group is experiencing a new life cycle trajectory of single employed adulthood. Based on qualitative interviews with young women, this paper will reflect on their experiences and perceptions regarding work, social status and marriage.

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