ii) In her book, Tournaments of Value, Meneley recounts the popular saying that 1990s Zabid was the only town in Yemen where the men stay home with the children at night while the women go out visiting. What was at stake in such a practice? In your answer, consider how the concept of symbolic capital plays out in this context. Insights drawn from the film, Divorce, Iranian Style, are an optional way to make these same points.

Anne Meneley, Tournaments of Value, Introduction, chs. 1-2, pp. 3-59 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996).

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