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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

(p.44) 4 Palestinian Queerness and the Orientalist Paradigm
Women Rising

Amal Amireh

NYU Press

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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