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Women and the Politics of Military Confrontation: Palestinian and Israeli Gendered Narratives of Dislocation Paperback – April 15, 2002

ISBN-13: 978-1571814593 ISBN-10: 1571814590

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Berghahn Books (April 15, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1571814590
  • ISBN-13: 978-1571814593
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,436,756 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"...accomplishes what would have been remarkable at any time, and is even more so in the present political climate." -- The Women's Review of Books (2002)

"...powerful, moving, and revealing... a must for anyone interested in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict." -- Tamar Mayer, Professor of Geography, Middlebury College

"...this stunning collection of personal narratives [is] testament to the urgency of dialogue." -- R. Ruth Linden, University of California, San Francisco

"A brave and fractured book...opens up new [meaning] of what Zionism and Israel have meant for Jews and Palestinians." -- Lila Abu-Lughod, Columbia University

"This stunning collection of personal narratives probes the searing pain of life under Israeli military occupation." -- R. Ruth Linden, University of California, San Francisco

About the Author

Nahla Abdo is Professor of Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Her previous publications include: Sociological Thought: Beyond Eurocentric Theory and Sexuality, Citizenship and the State: Palestinian Experiences. Ronit Lentin, PhD is the course coordinator of the postgraduate program in Ethnic and Racial Studies at the Department of Sociology, Trinity College, Dublin. Her previous books include Conversations with Palestinian Women and Israel and the Daughters of the Shoah: Reoccupying the Territories of Silence.

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