Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa

Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa : Into the New Millennium Into the New Millennium

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This volume combines ethnographic accounts of fieldwork with overviews of recent anthropological literature about the region on topics such as Islam, gender, youth, and new media. It addresses contemporary debates about modernity, nation building, and the link between the ideology of power and the production of knowledge. Contributors include established and emerging scholars known for the depth and quality of their ethnographic writing and for their interventions in current theory.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 414 pages
  • Indiana University Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 0253007615
  • 9780253007612

About Sherine Hafez

Sherine Hafez is Assistant Professor of Women's Studies at the University of California, Riverside. She is author of The Terms of Empowerment: Islamic Women's Activism in Egypt and An Islam of Her Own.Susan Slyomovics is Professor of Anthropology and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is author of The Object of Memory: Arab and Jew Narrate the Palestinian Village; editor of The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco; Clifford Geertz in Morocco; and (with Barbara Rose Johnston) of Waging War and Making Peace: The Anthropology of Reparations.show more

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