1st Edition

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

ISBN 9780415650540
Published September 10, 2012 by Routledge
296 Pages 7 B/W Illustrations

USD $49.95

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Book 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.

Table of 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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