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Defying "The Plan": Intimate Politics among Palestinian Women in Israel
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Defying "The Plan": Intimate Politics among Palestinian Women in Israel (Hardback)

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Living under settler colonialism and patriarchal oppressions, Palestinian women in Israel are expected to operate even the most intimate aspects of their lives according to what some call "The Plan," which dictates everything from clothing, marriage, religion, and sex to how children are born and raised.

In Intimate Politics, Kim Jezabel Zinngrebe draws from a series of moving interviews to reveal that despite marginalization by both the Israeli state and Palestinian society, Palestinian women show agency by the choices they make in their own intimate lives. Zinngrebe explores such issues as the segregation of sexual education in Palestine; the politics of menstruation and tattoos; and the roles of religion, class, and ethnicity. Importantly, she highlights the intersectional experiences of women typically excluded from existing accounts, such as Black Palestinian women, women with disabilities, unmarried and divorced women, Bedouin women, and LGBTQI women.

The stories gathered in Intimate Politics reveal how some Palestinian women create and reimagine their own lives, even when facing threats of sexual violence and death for defying "The Plan."

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyMiddle Eastern historyLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsReligion & BeliefsOther Religions, Cults and alternatives to religionReligious life & practice Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication Date: 06/09/2022 ISBN-13: 9780253062499  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Kim Jezabel Zinngrebe is Deputy Program Director of the BA History University of London Worldwide, where she teaches Modern European and Middle Eastern History. She is currently based in Frankfurt, Germany, where she also works as a birth doula for queer and migrant families.

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