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Palestinian Activism in Israel A Bedouin Woman Leader in a Changing Middle East

by Henriette Dahan-Kalev, Emilie Le Febvre, Amal El' Sana-Alh'Jooj

Part of the Middle East Today Series

Palestinian Activism in Israel A Bedouin Woman Leader in a Changing Middle East Synopsis

A close description of Amal El'Sana-Alh'jooj's experiences as a Palestinian Bedouin female activist, this book explores Amal's activism and demonstrates that activists' biographies provide a means of understanding the complexities of political situations they are involved in.

Palestinian Activism in Israel A Bedouin Woman Leader in a Changing Middle East Press Reviews

The book provides a unique insight into the sociological and political complexities of Bedouin society in southern Israel and how individuals negotiate their identities as Arabs, Israelis, and Palestinians . . . Recommended. - CHOICE Palestinian Activism in Israel provides an overdue and important intervention against gendered, cliched representations of women in general and Palestinian-Bedouin-Israeli women in particular. - Katya Gibel Mevorach, professor of Anthropology & American Studies, Grinnell College

Book Information

ISBN: 9780230103252
Publication date: 12th July 2012
Author: Henriette Dahan-Kalev, Emilie Le Febvre, Amal El' Sana-Alh'Jooj
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 258 pages
Categories: Political activism,

About Henriette Dahan-Kalev, Emilie Le Febvre, Amal El' Sana-Alh'Jooj

Author Henriette Dahan-Kalev: Henriette Dahan-Kalev is a reader in political science at Hebrew University. Her fields of research are democracy, theory and praxis, and gender theories and politics. She is the founder and first chair of the gender studies program at Ben Gurion University in the Negev. Author Emilie Le Febvre: Emilie Le Febvre is currently reading for a DPhil in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Oxford. She has a MA in Middle East Studies from Ben Gurion University and a diploma in Policy Studies from Murdoch University.

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