Resistance, Repression, and Gender Politics in Occupied Palestine and Jordan

Citation:

Hasso, Frances Susan. 2005. Resistance, Repression, and Gender Politics in Occupied Palestine and Jordan. New York: Syracuse University Press.

Author: Frances Susan Hasso

Annotation:

SUMMARY

"Useful for students of gender and Middle East studies, this book examines gender, women's involvement, and sexuality in the ideologies and strategies of a transnational Palestinian political movement. It focuses on the central party apparatus of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine and the Democratic Front branches" (WorldCat).

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgments

Introduction

List of Abbreviations

1. Origins of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine

Part One: From Revolution to Pragmatism

2. The Impact of the State on Mobilization in Jordan and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, 1967-1987

3. Civil War in Jordan, 1969-1971

4. Divergent Protest Histories in the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, 1969-1987

5. The "Masses" Are Women: The Palestinian Federation of Women's Action Committees in the Occupied Territories, 1978-1987

6. Modernity, Morality, and Mobilizing Women in Democratic Front Branches, 1973-1987

Part Two: From Intifada to Fragmentation, 1988-2000s

7. Political Transformations in the Occupied Territories and Jordan

8. Ruptures, Betrayals, and New Realities in Democratic Front Branches and the Palestinian Federation of Women's Action Committees

Concluding Reflections: Gender and Women in the Democratic Front in Lebanon, Syria, and Kuwait, 1970s-1990s

Works Cited

Index

Topics: Armed Conflict, Occupation, Economies, Gender, Women, Gender Roles, Political Participation, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, MENA, Asia, Middle East Countries: Jordan, Palestine / Occupied Palestinian Territories

Year: 2005

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