Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA2118: Gender-Identity and Modernity in the Middle East

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Abdo, Nahla, Women in Israel: Race, Gender and Citizenship, 2011.

Abu-Lughod, Lila (ed.), Remaking Women: Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East, 1998. 

Ahmed, Leila, Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate, 1992.

Al-Ali, Nadje, Iraqi Women: Untold Stories from 1948 to the Present, 2007.

Al-Ali, Nadje & Nicola Pratt, Women & War in the Middle East, 2009.

Charrad, Mounira, Gender and Citizenship in the Middle East. Syracuse University Press, 2000.

Joseph, Suad (ed.) Intimate Selving in Arab Families: Gender, Self and Identity, 1999.

Kanaaneh, Rhoda, Birthing the Nation: Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel, 2002.

Kandiyoti, Deniz (ed.), Women, Islam and the State, 1991.

Kandiyoti, Deniz (ed.) Gendering the Middle East: Emerging Perspectives, 1996.

Khalil, Andrea (ed.), Gender, Women and the Arab Spring, 2014.

Lewis, Reina, Rethinking Orientalism: Women, Travel and the Ottoman Harem, 2004.

Ouzgane, Lahoucine (ed.) Islamic Masculinities, 2006.

Singerman, Diane, Avenues of Participation: Family Politics, and Networks in Urban Quarters of Cairo, 1997.

YeÄ?enoÄ?lu, Meyda, Colonial Fantasies: Towards a Feminist Reading of Orientalism, 1998.