Women in Israel: Race, Gender and Citizenship

Women in Israel: Race, Gender and Citizenship

By: Nahla Abdo (author)Hardback

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Women in Israel provides a fresh, gendered analysis of citizenship in Israel. Working from a framework of Israel as a settler-colonial regime, this important, insightful book presents historical and contemporary comparative approaches to the lives and experiences of Ashkenazi, Mizrahi and Palestinian Arab women citizens. Nahla Abdo shows that no solution to the problems of the region can be found without changing existing racial and gender boundaries to citizenship.

About Author

Nahla Abdo is Professor of Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Among her recent publications are Gender, Citizenship and the State: The Israeli Case. 2009 (Arabic); Women and Poverty in the OPT: Some Conceptual and Methodological Notes (2007); Violence in the Name of Honour: Theoretical and Political Challenges (2004, co-edited), and Women and the Politics of Military Confrontation: Palestinian and Israeli Gendered Narratives of Dislocation (2002, co-edited).

Contents

Introduction 1. Women, State and Citizenship: The Israeli Context 2. Women in Israel/Palestine: The Relevance of History 3. Women and the Economy 4. Women, Education and Human Capital Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848139558
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781848139558
  • ISBN10: 1848139551

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