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Women RisingIn and Beyond the Arab Spring$
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Rita Stephan and Mounira M. Charrad

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781479846641

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.001.0001

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The Labor Strikes That Catalyzed the Revolution in Egypt

The Labor Strikes That Catalyzed the Revolution in Egypt

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(p.28) 2 The Labor Strikes That Catalyzed the Revolution in Egypt
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Women Rising
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Nadine Naber

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0003

Nadine Naber accounts for the ways everyday life engagements with multiple structures of oppression underlined the conditions and the grievances that inspired the participation of many of the women in the Egyptian revolution. She explains how the women workers’ struggles that emerged in 2005 coincided with the struggles against gender injustice. She also relates gender-based demands to broader struggles such as racial justice, anti-imperialism, and anti-authoritarianism and warns against the potential dangers of attaching lesser value to different forms of oppression during different time periods.

Keywords:   Nadine Naber, anti-imperialism, anti-authoritarianism, racial justice, women workers’ struggle

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