Arabs at Home and in the World: Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity

AcknowledgmentsList of contributorsI: Defining gender and human rights for arabs at home and throughout the diasporaHegemonic femininity and hijab as a human rightIntroductionGender policing, gender-based violence, and hegemonic masculinityRace and women of color critique of dominant feminism’s erasuresCartographies of gender performanceAttacks on women in hijab in changing social contextsInternational human rights and its instruments failure to address attacks on Muslim women in hijabs as gender-based violenceConclusionNotesBibliographyPalestine’s accession to CEDAW: one step of the thousand-mile journeyIntroductionGender and the Palestinian legal systemFamily laws and the prospects of reformSelected discriminatory lawsConclusionNotesBibliographyII: At home: Arab Spring, gender, and human rightsThe sources of public patriarchal authority in MoroccoIntroductionOn the concept of authorityHistory of patriarchy in MoroccoImpact of primary and secondary sources of patriarchal authority in MoroccoSecondary sources of patriarchal authority in MoroccoConclusionNotesBibliographyMedia representations of Palestinian women: post-arab UprisingsIntroductionThe Palestinian women’s movementPalestinian women in the wake of the Arab UprisingsSocial media: a tool for Palestinian women in popular resistance?The Palestinian authority: the recreation of the “nonviolent Palestinian”ConclusionNotesBibliographyIII: The Arab diaspora: gender, human rights, and migrationTheorizing sexual violence against men in the Middle East and North african region as gender-related persecution under refugee and asylum lawIntroductionTheorizing gender-related persecutionConsidering sexual violence and gender-based persecution of men and boysConclusionNotesBibliographyGender, Islamophobia, and refugee exceptionalismIntroductionRefugee convention as migration controlConstructing refugee vulnerabilityGender, Islamophobia, and refugee vulnerabilityConclusionNotesBibliographyMoroccan women migrants in Europe: a transformative experienceIntroductionUnderstanding and analyzing root causes of Moroccan women’s migration to EuropeMigration as a transformative experience for womenGender, intersectionality, and migrationConclusionNotesBibliographyBibliography
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