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Regulating Sexuality:: The Colonial–National Struggle over Prostitution after the British Invasion of Egypt

Hanan Hammad

in The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the struggle between colonial authorities and national resistance over illicit sexuality, specifically prostitution, and public morality in the first years of the British ... More


An Islam of Her Own: Narratives of Activism

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents an ethnographic account of women's experiences with Islamic activism in Cairo. Through these women's accounts and the author's observations of activism at al-Hilal, an Islamic ... More


Desires for Ideal Womanhood

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents case studies of women involved in Islamic activism at al-Hilal to discern the ideals animating them at a deeper level. These women include Doctora Zeinab, a retired physician ... More


Development and Social Change: Mehmeit

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses al-Hilal's work in a village called Mehmeit. The author accompanied a group of women who worked at Mehmeit to observe how they interacted with the village women, the nature of ... More


Reconsidering Women’s Desires in Islamic Movements

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter summarizes the themes running through the preceding chapters and presents some final thoughts. This book has attempted to provide a more nuanced picture of the experiences of the women ... More


Egyptian Intellectuals and Fascism, I: Fascism at Home: Denouncing Totalitarianism and Racism

in Confronting Fascism in Egypt: Dictatorship versus Democracy in the 1930s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763431
eISBN:
9780804772556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763431.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

A consideration of the views expressed by the numerous intellectuals who contributed to four prominent Arabic-language cultural journals of the late 1930s—the monthlies al-Hilal and al-Majalla ... More


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