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Women in Israel: Race, Gender and Citizenship

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Women in Israel provides a fresh, gendered analysis of citizenship in Israel. Working from a framework of Israel as a settler-colonial regime, this important, insightful book presents historical and contemporary comparative approaches to the lives and experiences of Ashkenazi, Mizrahi, and Palestinian Arab women citizens. Nahla Abdo shows that no solution to the problems o ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published July 7th 2011 by Zed Books (first published 2011)
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This book is really great and I highly recommend it to those who want to learn about the situation of women in Israel, but also for those who want a greater understanding of how the system of Israeli apartheid systematically discriminates against Arab citizens both male and female, and privileges those of Ashkenazi Jewish background.

Offering insightful critiques of previous work in the field, Abdo assesses the experiences of three groups of women in Israel - Ashkenazi Jewish women, Mizrahi Jewi
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Nahla Abdo (Ph.D.) is an Arab feminist activist, Professor of Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. She has extensive publications on women, racism, nationalism, and the State in the Middle East, with special focus on Palestinian women.
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