Women and war in the Middle East: transnational perspectives

TitleWomen and war in the Middle East: transnational perspectives
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsAl-Ali, Nadje, and Nicola Pratt
Number of Pages285
PublisherZed Books

Women and War in the Middle East provides a critical examination of the relationship between gender and transnationalism in the context of war, peace-building and post-conflict reconstruction in the Middle East. [WorldCat.]

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Introduction. Women and war in the Middle East: transnational perspectives, Nadje Al-Ali and Nicola Pratt.
pt. I. Gendering the neoliberal imperial project.
Gendering informal economies in Iraq, V. Spike Peterson.
United States, the Iraqi women's diaspora and women's 'empowerment' in Iraq, Nadje Al-Ali and Nicola Pratt.
'Post-war reconstruction', imperialism and Kurdish women's NGOs, Shahrzad Mojab.
pt. II. Revisiting transnational women's activism in the context of conflict, post-conflict reconstruction and peace-building.
Gender mainstreaming and feminist organizing in the Middle East and North Africa, Isis Nusair.
'Here, it's not about conflict resolution--we can only resist': Palestinian women's activism in conflict resolution and non-violent resistance, Sophie Richter-Devroe.
pt. III. Gender, citizenship and post-conflict reconstruction.
Fragmented citizenship: communalism, ethnicity and gender in Iraq, Martina Kamp
Gendered Palestinian citizenship: women, legal pluralism and post-conflict aid, Riina Isotalo
Conclusion: gendering war and transnationalism in the Middle East, Nadje Al-Ali and Nicola Pratt.

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