A new book is published by ZED books, edited by Lena Meari from the IWS and Maha Assaid from Cairo university and Nicola Pratt from the university of Warwick.
June 04, 2015
A new book is published “Rethinking Gender in Revolutions and Resistance- Lessons from the Arab World” by ZED books , edited by Lena Meari from the Institute of Women’s Studies at Birzeit university, Maha Assaid from Cairo university and Nicola Pratt from the university of Warwick.
The book is a product of the final workshop of a joint project of between the Institute of Women's Studies and the University of Warwick and addresses the issue of re-thinking the concept of gender. The book also contains a chapter developed by Lena Miari based on a paper she presented in the workshop on Palestinian female prisoners.
“Rethinking Gender in Revolutions and Resistance” is the first book to analyse the interplay between moments of sociopolitical transformation, emerging subjectivities and the different modes of women’s agency in forging new gender norms in the Arab world. Written by scholars and activists from the countries affected, including Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia and Libya, this is an important addition to Middle Eastern gender studies.
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