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Genesis of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Fez, Morocco

Fatima Sadiqi

in Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479846641
eISBN:
9781479856961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0034
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Launching the first gender studies program in the University of Fez was a challenge. After much resistance, the organizers established the interdisciplinary dirasat al-ajnas (study of genres) as a ... More


A Fassi Linguascape

Becky L. Schulthies

in Channeling Moroccanness: Language and the Media of Sociality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289714
eISBN:
9780823297115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289714.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter one introduces the linguistic soundscape of Fez, giving a sense of the context in which laments about communicative failure arose. It provides some historical background and describes the ... More


The Political Economy of Moroccan Hunger

Stacy E. Holden

in The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The socioeconomic connotations conveyed by the term “famine” changed dramatically in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The epicenter of starvation shifted from the city (its location ... More


The Economic and Political Order of Colonial Morocco

Stacy E. Holden

in The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

After the protectorate's establishment in 1912, the French ruled on behalf of the Alaouites, incorporating Fez's elite in local and national government. To prevent social unrest among common peoples, ... More


Urban Policy Fez and the Muslim City

Edmund Burke

in The Ethnographic State: France and the Invention of Moroccan Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520273818
eISBN:
9780520957992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273818.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 8 explores the development of the ethnography of Fez and, with it, of French native policy toward cities. In the pre-protectorate period, the reputation of Fez as a center of urban upheaval ... More


The Muqarnas Dome: Its Origin and Meaning

Yasser Tabbaa

in The Production of Meaning in Islamic Architecture and Ornament

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474482189
eISBN:
9781399509398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482189.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

One of the earliest historical studies of muqarnas vaulting, this article locates the development of the muqarnas dome in Baghdad and its spread in the 12th century to Syria and North Africa. It ... More


The Legal World of Moroccan Jews

Jessica M. Marglin

in Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300218466
eISBN:
9780300225082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218466.003.0002
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter offers a topography of courts, notaries, and judicial officials, including both how they functioned and how they fit together. It describes how Jews in particular—as subordinate subjects ... More


Remixed Metaphors

William Gibbons

in Unlimited Replays: Video Games and Classical Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190265250
eISBN:
9780190265304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265250.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter investigates games in which classical music is remixed with popular styles, a juxtaposition that challenges traditional concepts of highbrow and lowbrow musical styles. The chapter ... More


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