Women and War in the Middle East

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Introduction: Women and War in the Middle East: Transnational Perspectives - Nadje Al-Ali & Nicola Pratt Part I: Gendering the Neo-liberal, Imperial Project 1. Gendering Informal Economies in Iraq - V. Spike Peterson 2. The United States, the Iraqi Women's Diaspora and Women's 'Empowerment' in Iraq - Nadje Al-Ali & Nicola Pratt 3. Imperialism, 'Post-war Reconstruction' and Kurdish Women's NGOs - Shahrzad Mojab Part II: Revisiting Trans/national Women's Activism in the Context of Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peace-building 4. Gender Mainstreaming and Feminist Organizing in the Middle East and North Africa - Isis Nusair 5. 'Here it's not about Conflict Resolution - We can only resist': Palestinian Women's Activism in Conflict Resolution and Non-Violent Resistance - Sophie Richter-Devroe Part III: Gender, Citizenship, and 'Post'-conflict Reconstruction 6. Fragmented Citizenship: Communalism, Ethnicity and Gender in Iraq - Martina Kamp 7. Gendered Palestinian Citizenship: Women, Legal Pluralism and Post-Conflict Aid - Riina Isotalo Conclusion: Concluding Reflections on Gender and Transnationalism in the Context of Post/Conflict - Nadje Al-Ali & Nicola Pratt: List of contributors
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"Women and War in the Middle East" critically examines how the experiences of women in conflict and post-conflict situations are shaped by the interactions between groups such as women's movements, diaspora communities, national governments, non-governmental actors and multilateral bodies. Contributions focus on Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territories and are based entirely on original empirical research.
Autor: Nadje Al-Ali
Dr Nadje Al-Ali is Reader in Gender Studies and Chair of the Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS, University of London. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on women and gender issues in the Middle East as well as migration and diaspora mobilization. Her recent publications include Secularism, Gender and the State in the Middle East (2000), New Approaches to Migration (2002), Iraqi Women: Untold Stories from 1948 to the Present (2007) and, co-authored with Nicola Pratt, What kind of Liberation: Women and the Occupation in Iraq (2009). She is a founding member of Act Together: Women's Action for Iraq (acttogether.org). Nicola Pratt is Associate Professor at the University of Warwick, where she teaches in the areas of Middle East politics and international relations. She is author of Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Arab World (2007) and co-author with Nadje Al-Ali of What Kind of Liberation? Women and the Occupation of Iraq (2009), in addition to a number of articles on democratization, human rights, and gender and politics in the Middle East. Her current research interests are in gender and insecurity in the Middle East. She is also a member of Stop the War and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

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Autor: Nadje Al-Ali
ISBN-13 :: 9781848131866
ISBN: 1848131860
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.10.2009
Verlag: ZED BOOKS LTD
Gewicht: 384g
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 147x222x18 mm
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