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Narrative as Identity: Perspectives from an Iraqi Women Refugees’ Oral History Project

Laura Hamblin and Hala Al-Sarraf

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter consists of collected oral histories of Iraqi women refugees in Jordan. It examines the identity of Iraqi women refugees as revealed through their personal narratives. In the Ba’athist ... More


ʿAlima Bint al-Huda, Women's Advocate

Joyce Wiley

in The Most Learned of the Shiʿa: The Institution of the Marjaʿ Taqlid

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137996
eISBN:
9780199849055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137996.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Bint al-Huda, Baqir al-Sadr's sister, who led the movement to educate and uplift Iraqi Shi'pi women. Educated at home by her brother, Bint al-Huda devoted her life to the ... More


Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Noga Efrati

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book outlines the first social and political history of women in Iraq during the periods of British occupation and the British-backed Hashemite monarchy (1917–1958). It traces the harsh and ... More


Gender Discourse and Discontent: Activism Unraveled

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter delves deeper into the women's movement in Iraq during the Hashemite period. It suggests that there were two main reasons why the full scale of women's response against the ... More


Epilogue: Past Meets Present

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This concluding chapter describes how the Iraqi women's rights activists believe that the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq were pulling back to the days of the British-backed Hashemite monarchy, when ... More


Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Marianne Holm Pedersen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Iraqi women in Denmark is an ethnographic study of ritual performance and place-making among Shi‘a Muslim Iraqi women in Copenhagen. The book explores how Iraqi women construct a sense of belonging ... More


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