Organizations, Gender and the Culture of Palestinian Activism in Haifa, Israel
Routledge – 2005 – 296 pages
This book, based on 25 months of anthropological fieldwork, examines activists and activism in Palestinian nongovernmental organizations in Israel. It concentrates on the ways organizations enable certain processes of self-identification based on activists' constructions of modernity.
1. Introduction 2. Backgrounds: Fieldwork and Palestinians in Israel 3. New Venues: Nongovernmental Organizations and Social Change 4. Activism: Support, Conflict, and Ideas 5. Two Tales of a City: History, Space and Identity 6. Honor, Land, and Protest 7. (Re)Producing Honor: Gender, Family and Violence 8. Difficult Modernity: Rights, Citizenship, and the State