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The Middle Distance
August 5, 2013
by Olivia Arthur
A place where the traditions of the East meet the pull of the West; a bridge between two cultures, neither fully one side nor the other. In the politics of the fight between East and West, the role of women in society is often brought out as a measure of what is right and what is wrong. Accusations are thrown around, but so often without an understanding of the culture to which they are being applied. I wanted to find a place that might offer some explanation of what it really means to talk about the emancipation of women.

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