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Gender Literacy And Empowerment In Morocco

Author : Fatima Agnaou
ISBN : 9781135937249
Genre : History
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This book's concept concerns the positive correlation between literacy and women's development and empowerment in developing countries.

Organizations Gender And The Culture Of Palestinian Activism In Haifa Israel

Author : Elizabeth Faier
ISBN : 9781135411169
Genre : History
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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.

Sharaf Politics

Author : Sharon D. Lang
ISBN : 9781135478087
Genre : History
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This book examines the Arabic conflict resolution method known as "sulha." In this process, notable male elders mediate conflicts between and within Arab communities. A lengthy process of political jockeying culminates in a ceremony that peaks when "enemies" shake hands and publicly forgive the crimes of the other. The reality of actual sulha deviates considerably from the ideal, but both the official framework and the actual events point to a deep seated valorization of peace and reconciliation in Israeli-Palestinian society.

Diplomacy And Displacement

Author : Onur Yildirim
ISBN : 9781136600104
Genre : Business & Economics
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This study presents a comprehensive, balanced and factually grounded narrative of the Turco-Greek Exchange of Populations as a historic event that has been the subject of much distortion in the historiographical traditions of nationalist lore in Greece and Turkey, as well as in scholarly publications of various sorts elsewhere over the span of the past eighty years. Diplomacy and Displacement contributes to the general literature on the Exchange by incorporating into the broader picture the Turkish dimension of the event, particularly the Turkish side of the decision-making process, and the episode of the Muslim refugees that have been left outside the scope of the research agenda, thereby, breaking up the established notion of the Exchange skewed towards the Greek side. It thus sheds doubt on the success paradigm attributed to this event. By adopting a people-centered approach to the Lausanne Treaty and its consequences, the book offers a critique of official versions of the story and encourages people to consider policy decisions together with their huge and often devastating implications for the lives of ordinary people.

Kurdish Nationalism And Political Islam In Turkey

Author : Omer Taspinar
ISBN : 9780415949989
Genre : History
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This text is an attempt to study Turkey's national and secular identity in light of the challenges posed by Kurdish nationalism and political Islam.

Strategies Of Resistance In The Dramatic Texts Of North African Women

Author : Laura Chakravarty Box
ISBN : 9781135932077
Genre : History
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First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

War And Migration

Author : Alessandro Monsutti
ISBN : 9781135486761
Genre : Political Science
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Focusing on the case of the Hazaras, a population from central Afghanistan, this book shows how migration studies and transnationalism are at the heart of theoretical and methodological debates which animate anthropology.

We Share Walls

Author : Katherine E. Hoffman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124016341
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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We Share Walls: Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco explores how political economic shifts over the last century have reshaped the language practices and ideologies of women (and men) in the plains and mountains of rural Morocco. Offers a unique and richly textured ethnography of language maintenance and shift as well as language and place-making among an overlooked Muslim group Examines how Moroccan Berbers use language to integrate into the Arab-speaking world and retain their own distinct identity Illuminates the intriguing semiotic and gender issues embedded in the culture

Women S Rights In The Middle East And North Africa

Author : Sameena Nazir
ISBN : 0742549925
Genre : Social Science
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Extrait de la couverture : "Freedom House has launched a new, comprehensive study [...]. The overarching goal of this survey is to facilitate and support national and international efforts to empower women in the Middle East and North Africa. The study presents a comparative evaluation of women's rights in sixteen countries and one territory [...]. The study identifies the causes and consequences of gender inequality in the region, as well as the major obstacles, and makes concrete recommandations for the consideration of national and international policymakers ans implementers. Women's rights in each country are assessed in five key areas : (1) nondiscrimination and access to justice ; (2) autonomy, security, and freedom of the person ; (3) economic rights and equal opportunity ; (4) political rights and civic voice ; and (5) social and cultural rights. Survey results are presented through a set of numerical scores and analytical narrative reports. The methodology for this survey is based on the universal declaration of human rights (UDHR)."

Modernizing Patriarchy

Author : Katja Zvan Elliott
ISBN : 9781477302460
Genre : Social Science
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Morocco is hailed by academics, international NGO workers, and the media as a trailblazer in women’s rights and legal reforms. The country is considered a model for other countries in the Middle East and North African region, but has Morocco made as much progress as experts and government officials claim? In Modernizing Patriarchy, Katja Žvan Elliott examines why women’s rights advances are lauded in Morocco in theory but are often not recognized in reality, despite the efforts of both Islamist and secular feminists. In Morocco, female literacy rates remain among the lowest in the region; many women are victims of gender-based violence despite legal reforms; and girls as young as twelve are still engaged to adult men, despite numerous reforms. Based on extensive ethnographic research and fieldwork in Oued al-Ouliya, Modernizing Patriarchy offers a window into the life of Moroccan Muslim women who, though often young and educated, find it difficult to lead a dignified life in a country where they are expected to have only one destiny: that of wife and mother. Žvan Elliott exposes their struggles with modernity and the legal reforms that are supposedly ameliorating their lives. In a balanced approach, she also presents male voices and their reasons for criticizing the prevailing women’s rights discourse. Compelling and insightful, Modernizing Patriarchy exposes the rarely talked about reality of Morocco’s approach toward reform.

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