Gender in crisis: women and the Palestinian resistance movement

TitleGender in crisis: women and the Palestinian resistance movement
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1991
AuthorsPeteet, Julie Marie
Number of Pages245
PublisherColumbia University Press
CityNew York, U.S.A.
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An ethnography of women's involvement in the Palestinian resistance movement, drawing on interviews performed in the Shatila camp in Lebanon in the early 1980s."This study sketches a portrait of ordinary 'camp women' and politically active Palestinian women in Lebanon: the emergence of their political consciousness and its relation to feminist consciousness, how they are mobilized into political organizations and the tasks they perform, and what political activism implies for concepts of gender and gender relations." [From the introduction.]

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