Abu-Lughod, Lila (b. 1952)
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American-Palestinian anthropologist; fieldwork among Bedouins in Egypt; Ph.D. (Harvard) 1984. Abu-Lughod is internationally recognized for her contributions to feminist anthropology, to studies of power and resistance (inspired by Foucault), and to the politics of gender in the Middle East. She explores these and other issues in her monograph Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society (1986).

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