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Author Faier, Elizabeth, 1965-

Title Organizations, gender, and the culture of Palestinian activism in Haifa, Israel / by Elizabeth Faier
Published New York : Routledge, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 281 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Middle East studies
Middle East studies (Routledge (Firm))
Contents Introduction -- Backgrounds : fieldwork and Palestinians in Israel -- New venues : nongovernmental organizations and social change -- Activism : support, conflict, and ideas -- Two tales of a city : history, space, and identity -- Honor, land, and protest -- (Re)producing honor : gender, family, and violence -- Difficult modernity : rights, citizenship, and the state
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-275) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Non-governmental organizations -- Israel -- Haifa.
Palestinian Arabs -- Israel -- Haifa -- Politics and government.
Palestinian Arabs -- Israel -- Haifa -- Social conditions.
Political activists -- Israel -- Haifa.
Political anthropology -- Israel -- Haifa.
Women, Palestinian Arab -- Israel -- Haifa -- Social conditions.
Haifa (Israel) -- Politics and government.
Haifa (Israel) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203955684 (e-book)
1135411166 (electronic bk.)
1299868207 (ebk)
9780203955680 (e-book)
9781135411169 (electronic bk.)
9781299868205 (ebk)