Category: Middle Eastern Studies

Commentary on Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Commentary on Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

—Myra Marx Ferree
This lovely collection by Rita Stephan and Mounira Maya Charrad highlights the voices of the challengers and their perspectives on what must change and how to create a democracy in which they are full participants.

Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

—Aili Mari Tripp
The book is a welcome contribution for those who research and teach about women in this region, but also for those of us who teach about global feminisms and women’s movements around the world.

Resistance, Revolution, and Reform

Resistance, Revolution, and Reform

—Rita Stephan and Mounira M. Charrad
We aim for this volume, with women’s agency as its central focus, to give voice to Arab women as they tell their own stories of activism for democracy, human rights, and women’s rights.