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Gender Parity in the Religious and Political Sphere of Israel

Meital Pinto

in Gender Parity and Multicultural Feminism: Towards a New Synthesis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829621
eISBN:
9780191868146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829621.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores recent struggles for gender parity in Israel. At the level of national politics, efforts to secure gender quotas in the parliament have largely failed. Some struggles for gender ... More


Judicial Presence

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at judgeship. It further develops the ideal of presence as it relates to shari'a court processes and to governmental practice under the imams. The vocabulary of zulm is precisely ... More


Ottomans, Plague, and Rebellion: 1500–1800

Zeinab Abul-Magd

in Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275522
eISBN:
9780520956537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275522.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues that Ottomans were an imagined empire in Upper Egypt. There was a reversed case of the core/periphery relationship: the consumerist imperial core was dependent on a capitalist ... More


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