Women and the Politics of Military Confrontation: Palestinian and Israeli Gendered Narratives of Dislocation

Women and the Politics of Military Confrontation: Palestinian and Israeli Gendered Narratives of Dislocation

by Nahla Abdo, Ronit Lentin

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ISBN-13: 9781782381730
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 338
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Ronit Lentin was born in Haifa prior to the establishment of the State of Israel and has lived in Ireland since 1969. She is a well known writer of fiction and non-fiction books and is course co-ordinator of the MPhil in Ethnic Studies at the Department of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin. She has published extensively on the genedered link between Israel and the Shoah, feminist research methodologies, Israeli and Palestinian women's peace activism, gender and racism in Ireland.


Nahla Abdo is Professor of Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa. She has published extensively on women and the state in the Middle East with special focus on Palestinian women. Among the publications is Sociological Thought: Beyound Eurocentric Theory (1996). She contributed to the establishment of the Women's Studies Institute at Birzeit University and has found the Gender Research Unit at the Women's Empowerment Project/Gaza Community Mental Health Program in Gaza.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction: Writing Dislocation, Writing the Self: Bringing Back the Political into Gendered Israeli-Palestinian Dialoguing

Chapter 1. Palestinian Women: Exile in Lebanon
Chapter 2. Home as Exile
Chapter 3. Life under Occupation
Chapter 4. Israeli Jewish Women: Exile as Home
Chapter 5. Exile as an Oppositional Locus
Chapter 6. Existential States of Exile

Bibliography
Index

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