The Logics of Exclusion: Nationalism, Sexism and the Yugoslav War Mirjana Morokvasic 5. Edited by Wilford, Rick, Miller, Robert L. The Logics of Exclusion: Nationalism, Sexism and the Yugoslav War Mirjana Morokvasic 5. The experience of East Timorese women varies according to the circumstances and timing of their arrival in Australia. Women's Activism, Authoritarianism and Democratization in Chile Georgina Waylen 9. Finally I take up some issues in the current popular discourse which are of particular relevance to women.
Strategies of Resistance among the Muslim Minority in West Yorkshire: Impact on Women Haleh Afshar 7. They are intimately related to issues of human action, moral purpose and the range of choices available. Identity also appears with increasing regularity in academic discussions. Shifting Experiences of Home, Homeland and Identity for the East Timorese Refugee Diaspora in Australia in Light of East Timor's Independence. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press. . Based upon a small qualitative study with fifteen East Timorese migrant women, we examine the complexity of the ethnic identity of East Timorese women in Australia, whose community reflects the diversity of their homeland, status divisions used historically within East Timor, different migration experiences and socio-economic and generational differences.
Is this more likely to be the case in times of rapid social change accompanied by widespread disruption? Although most fled conflict and trauma, for the most part the women interviewed do not describe themselves in terms of a traumatized self-identity and depict their community in terms of engagement, support and resilience. Edited by Wilford, Rick, Miller, Robert L. I then discuss perspectives from feminist approaches which modify, and in some cases significantly reshape, the ways in which this problematic is discussed. Preface and Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors 1. When Society was Simple: Gender and Ethnic Divisions and the Far and New Right in France Eleonore Kofman 6.
Women's Activism, Authoritarianism and Democratization in Chile Georgina Waylen 9. The questions raised by its current usage are much more than intellectual puzzles. Edited by Chafetz, Janet Saltzman. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Strategies of Resistance among the Muslim minority in West Yorkshire: Impact on Women Haleh Afshar 7.
The aim of this chapter is to suggest some possible ways in which feminist perspectives on identity can be developed to take account of gender and the complexities of racial, ethnic and national divisions. Identity: Feminist Perspectives on 'Race', Ethnicity and Nationality Sheila Allen 4. Also included is an analysis of nationalist ideologies that can divide women from each other and define their role in reproductive terms. Edited by Leach, Michael, Mansouri, Fethi. Three women, one from Cyprus, one born in Tashkent, now living and working in Moscow, and I were the only ones to ask what this meant and to raise doubts about its relevance, especially for women. Gender, Ethnicity and Cultural Identity Nickie Charles and Helen Hintjens 2.
Edited by Ember, Melvin, Ember, Carol R. This is not out of some sense of false modesty, nor is it simply that the literature which could be drawn on is voluminous. Either our queries were met with blank incomprehension, or the meaning and relevance were taken to be so self-evident as to need no explanation. We are confronted daily with events which are interpreted, at least in part, as matters of identity. It will be essential reading for those in search of a rigorous analysis of the role and significance of women in a rapidly changing political landscape.
Preface and Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors 1. It reflects rather the current situation in which identity has become a recurring referent in popular media discourse. Gender, Ethnicity and Cultural Identity Nickie Charles and Helen Hintjens 2. Identity: Feminist Perspectives on 'Race', Ethnicity and Nationality Sheila Allen 4. When Society was Simple: Gender and Ethnic Divisions and the Far and New Right in France Eleonore Kofman 6. Edited by Charles, Nickie, Hintjens, Helen.
Edited by Fox, James, Soares, Dionisio Babo. London and New York: Routledge. This question is also addressed by Haleh Afshar, Chapter 6 in this volume. This unqualified statement was extremely puzzling to me. Burwood, Victoria: Deakin University Press. The emergence or re-emergence in Europe of nationalisms, and of exclusive ethnicities reinforcing racialised structures and practices, pose a considerable challenge to many understandings and explanations developed by social scientists, including feminist scholars. Citizen Warriors, Workers and Mothers: Women and Democracy in Israel Valerie Bryson 8.