Women's movements in post-"Arab Spring" North Africa

TitleWomen's movements in post-"Arab Spring" North Africa
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsSadiqi, Fatima
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
City, CountryNew York, U.S.A.
Abstract

Centering on women's movements before, during, and after the revolutions that started in 2010, Women's Movements in Post-"Arab Spring" North Africa highlights the broader sources of authority that affected the emergence of new feminist actors and agents and their impact on the sociopolitical landscapes of the region. [WorldCat.]

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Series editor's preface by Chandra Talpade Mohanty.
Introduction: the centrality of women's movements in the post-revolution dynamics in North Africa, by Fatima Sadiqi.
Part One: Contextualizing women's movements in North Africa: conceptual issues.
The center: a post-revolution space for women's movements in North Africa. Morocco as an example, by Fatima Sadiqi.
Women and the Arab spring: a transnational, feminist revolution, by Miriam Cooke.
Creative disobedience: feminism, Islam, and revolution in Egypt, by Margot Badran.
Gendering the Egyptian revolution, by by Dina Wahba.
The lipstick on the edge of the well: Mauritanian women and political power (1960-2014), by Céline Lesourd.
Part Two: Specific country experiences.
About North African women's rights after the Arab spring, by Moha Ennaji.
Women's rights and equality: Egyptian constitutional law, by Ellen McLearney.
The struggle of Egyptian women for equal rights continues: two-steps forward, one-step backward, by Moushira Khattab.
Women, art, and revolution in the streets of Egypt, by Nevine El Nossery.
Notes on Sudanese women's activism, movements, and leadership, by Sondra Hale.
Revolutionary nuns or totalitarian pawns: evaluating Libyan state feminism after Muʼammar al-Gaddafi, by Amanda Rogers.
Tunisian women's literature and the critique of authority: sources, contexts, and the Tunisian "Arab Spring", by Lilia Labidi.
Engendering Tunisia's democratic transition: what challenges are facing women?, by Nabila Hamza.
Women and leadership in the post-Arab Spring: the case of Tunisia, by Khadija Arfaoui.
The Algerian woman issue: struggles, Islamic violence, and cooptation, by Rachid Tlemçani.
Moroccan women in limbo: on liminal citizenship and the quest for equality, by Soumia Boutkhil.
Moroccan women's cultural rights: a psycho-social perspective on cultural paradoxes, by Rachida Kerkech.
Women's economic empowerment in Morocco: the case of social entrepreneurship, by Manal Elattir, Yamina El Kirat El Allame, and Youness Tihm.
Reflections on the 20-February movement: hope renewed, hope frustrated for women, by Abdellatif Zaki.

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