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.