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Birthing the Nation

Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel

Birthing the Nation by Rhoda Ann Kanaaneh
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In this rich, evocative study, Rhoda Ann Kanaaneh examines the changing notions of sexuality, family, and reproduction among Palestinians living in Israel. Distinguishing itself amid the media maelstrom that has homogenized Palestinians as "terrorists," this important new work offers a complex, nuanced, and humanized depiction of a group rendered invisible despite its substantial size, now accounting for nearly twenty percent of Israel's population. Groundbreaking and thought-provoking, Birthing the Nation contextualizes the politics of reproduction within contemporary issues affecting Palestinians, and places these issues against the backdrop of a dominant Israeli society.
University of California Press; June 2002
302 pages; ISBN 9780520927278
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Title: Birthing the Nation
Author: Rhoda Ann Kanaaneh
 
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