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Organizations, Gender and the Culture of Palestinian Activism in Haifa, Israel

By Elizabeth Faier

Routledge – 2005 – 296 pages

Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

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Description

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.

Contents

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

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Description: By Elizabeth Faier. 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...
Categories: Middle East Studies