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Soft Force: Heba Raouf Ezzat's Politics of the Islamic Family

Ellen Anne McLarney

in Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158488
eISBN:
9781400866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158488.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter focuses on the work of Heba Raouf Ezzat. Ranked the thirty-ninth most influential Arab on Twitter, with over 100,000 followers, voted one of the hundred most powerful Arab women by ... More


Woman Is All the Nation: The Palestinian Women's Movement, 1929–1939

Ellen L. Fleischmann

in The Nation and Its "New" Women: The Palestinian Women's Movement, 1920-1948

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237896
eISBN:
9780520937048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237896.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Arab Women's Association/Union (AWA) is the most active women's group in Palestine. The founding of the AWA in 1929 signified a transformation in women's organizing strategies, manifested by their ... More


Women's Empowerment Hammers Patriarchy: How Big is the Dent?

Bahgat Korany

in The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Arab region has witnessed a rising interest in women's issues at both the state and the regional level. Interest in women's issues in the Arab world accelerated considerably after the Beijing ... More


Introduction

Nora Rose Moosnick

in Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136219
eISBN:
9780813136851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136219.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Arabs and Jews are inevitably construed as opposing forces engaged in conflict of biblical and global proportions. Renderings of Arabs and Jews often overlook the many close and complicated ... More


Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Radwa Ashour, Ferial Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a critical review of Arab women writers from the last quarter of the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth century. This study—first published in Arabic in 2004—looks at ... More


Introduction

Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud

in Palestinian Women and Politics in Israel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033624
eISBN:
9780813039268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033624.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book analyzes the reasons behind the meager representation of Palestinian women in Israeli politics. During the past sixty years, only one Arab woman has headed a local council (in the 1970s), ... More


Introduction

Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi

in Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Arab women writers draw on a rich, ancient heritage, which stretches back to civilizations that flourished in the region before the Islamic conquest. Al-Khansa' emerges positively in the culture; ... More


Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Rebecca Hillauer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Who are the Arab women filmakers? What drives them? What are their experiences in a male-dominated profession? How do they function within the contexts — and constraints — of patriarchal societies? ... More


Introduction

Stefanie Van de Peer

in Negotiating Dissidence: The Pioneering Women of Arab Documentary

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696062
eISBN:
9781474434836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696062.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction to the book identifies the female pioneers of documentary in the Arab area. It paints the historical context in which these women have been making documentaries, looking across ... More


Ambiguous Times and Spaces

Fida J. Adely

in Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226006901
eISBN:
9780226006925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226006925.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on the representation of women’s educational attainment as a development paradox in Jordan and the Middle East. The paradox is in keeping with a larger industry of defining Arab ... More


From Guineas to Riyals: Teaching Woolf in the Middle East

Erin Amann Holliday-Karre

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The author reflects on her experience teaching Western literature and feminism to young (mostly) Arab women at Qatar University. This paper explores the limits of Western feminist ideology in the ... More


Branding: The Veiled Best-seller

Gillian Whitlock

in Soft Weapons: Autobiography in Transit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226895253
eISBN:
9780226895277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226895277.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter evaluates Jean Sasson's Mayada. Critics rarely look at best-selling life narratives, although of course many readers do. The connections of life story and book markets to geopolitics are ... More


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