Tiptoeing across the doorstep – Becoming the daughter of a Bedouin family in the Jordanian province

Tiptoeing across the doorstep – Becoming the daughter of a Bedouin family in the Jordanian province

by Ann-Christin Wagner September 2016   “If you want a Pepsi, go get it yourself!” A request that in a Western context would easily be understood as rude might mark the peak of hospitality in a Jordanian household. In fact, while receiving strangers in the Arab world presupposes a strict spatial division between the public and the private sphere, being invited to venture into places […]

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