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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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Palestinian Queerness and the Orientalist Paradigm

Palestinian Queerness and the Orientalist Paradigm

Chapter:
(p.44) 4 Palestinian Queerness and the Orientalist Paradigm
Source:
Women Rising
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Amal Amireh

Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0005

This chapter discusses the intersectionality of Palestinian identity with queer identity. Amal Amireh explains the colonialist context behind the discourse regarding queer issues relating to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Amireh also discusses the difference in universal and local expressions of queerness and Middle Eastern identities.

Keywords:   queer identity, Palestinian, Israeli, colonialist context

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