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role of the family as a central unit of society andof the family as a central unit of society and impact that has on gender relations It also takes an int. The seventeen essays in Women and Power in the Middle East analyze the social political economic and cultural forces that shape gender systems in the Middle East and North Africa Published at different times in Middle East Report the journal of the Middle East Research and Information Project the essays document empirically the similarities and differences in the gendering of relations of power in twelve countries Morocco Algeria Tunisia Egypt Sudan Palestine Lebanon Turkey twelve countries Morocco Algeria Tunisia Egypt Sudan Palestine Lebanon Turkey Saudi Arabia Yemen and Iran Together they seek to build a framework for understanding broad patterns of ge.