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

By Elizabeth Faier

© 2005 – Routledge

296 pages | 7 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

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

About the Series

Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS026000
HISTORY / Middle East / General
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies