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East; Reproducing Patterns of Family and Kinship. Introductory material for general reference. Introducing Soc. Anthro (optional background reading): ME Anthro: Abu-Lughod, Lila. 1989. "Zones of Theory in the Anthropology of the Arab World." Annual Review of Anthropology, 18: 267-306. Eickelman, Dale. 1998. The Middle East and Central Asia: An Anthropological Approach. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall. Fernea, Robert. 1975. "Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa: A Critical Assessment",Annual Review of Anthropology 4: 183-206. Gilsenan, Michael. 1982. Recognizing Islam: An Anthropologist's Introduction. London: Croom Helm. Khuri, Fuad. 1990. Tents and pyramids: Games and Ideology in Arab Culture. London: Saqi. Khuri, Fuad. 2001. The Body in Islamic Culture. London: Saqi. Lindholm, Charles. 1995. "The New Middle Eastern Ethnography." Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 1 (4): 805-820. Anthro of Islam: Abdul Hamid el-Zein , 1977. "Beyond Ideology and Theology: The Search for the Anthropology of Islam. Annual Review of Anthropology, 6. (1977): 227-254. Lindholm, Charles. 1996. The Islamic Middle East: An Historical Anthropology. Oxford: Blackwell Pub. Mediterranean: Gilmore, David. 1982. "Anthropology of the Mediterranean Area. " Annual Review of Anthropology 11: 175-205. General Anthro: Annual Review of Anthropology ("State of the art" bibliographic articles on issues in anthropology. Herzfeld, Michael. 2001. Anthropology: Theoretical Practice in Culture and Society. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell. Chapter 1. Stocking, George. History of Anthropology series (multi-volume series written or edited by Stocking). Fieldwork/ethnography: Clifford, James and George Marcus eds. 1986. Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography. Berkeley: University of California Press. DeWalt, Kathleen and Billie DeWalt. 2002. Participant Observation: A Guide for Fieldworkers. Oxford: Altamira Press. Dresch, Paul. 2000. "Wilderness of Mirrors: Truth and Vulnerability in Middle Eastern Fieldwork." In Paul Dresch and Wendy James eds., Anthropologists in a Wider World, pp. 109- 128. Dresch, Paul and Wendy James. 2000. "Introduction: Fieldwork and the Passage of Time." In Paul Dresch and Wendy James eds., Anthropo.ogists in a Wider World: Essays on Field Research. Oxford: Berghan Books, pp. 1-26.
Gupta, Akhil and James Ferguson eds. 1997. Anthropological Locations: Boundaries and Grounds of a Field Science. Berkeley: University of California Press. (introduction) 1. Method/Theory I: The Field, Fieldwork, Participant Observation Ethnographies (read one or more at your discretion): Abu El Haj, Nadia. 2001. Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society. Durham: Duke University Press. Abu-Lughod, Lila. 2004. Dramas of Nationhood: The Politics of Television in Egypt. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Deeb, Lara. 2006. An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon. Princeton: Princeton University Press. (e-edition available through OLIS) Meneley, Anne. 1996. Tournaments of Value: Sociability and Hierarchy in a Yemeni Town. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Özyürek, Esra. 2006. Nostalgia for the Modern: State Secularism and Everyday Politics in Turkey. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Salamandra, Christa. 2006. A New Old Damascus: Authenticity and Distinction in Urban Syria. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press. Shryock, Andrew. 1997. Nationalism and the Genealogical Imagination: Oral History and Textual Authority in Jordan. Berkeley: University of California Press. Silverstein, Paul. 2004. Algeria in France: Transpolitics, Race, and
Nation: New Anthropologies of Europe. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Starrett, Greg. 1998. Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious
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Swedenburg, Ted. 1995. Memories of a Revolt: The 1936-1939 Rebellion and the Palestinian National Past. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Varzi, Roxanne. 2006. Warring Souls: Youth, Media, and martyrdom in Postrevolution Iran. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. White, Jenny. 2002. Islamist Mobilization in Turkey: A Study in Vernacular Politics. Seattle: University of Washington Press. Winegar, Jessica. 2006. Creative Reckonings: The Politics of Art and Culture in Contemporary Egypt. Stanford: Stanford University. The Field and Fieldwork (excerpts and chapters); required: Abu-Lughod, Lila. 1988. “Fieldwork of a Dutiful Daughter.” In Soraya Altorki and Camillia Fawzi El-Solh eds., Arab Wopmen in the Field: Studying Your Own Society. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, pp. 139162 (usefully read in conjunction with Abu-Lughod’s Veiled Sentiments) Clifford, James. 2007 . “On Ethnographic Authority.” In Robben, Antonius and Jeffrey Sluka eds., Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 476-492.
1146/annurev. Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography. pp.. Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader.” In James Clifford and George Marcus eds. Bronislaw. Guyer. pp. Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography. 447-454. 1986. 2002.. 1-34.. Jane. 1986. Marcus eds. Oxford: Blackwell. 1-26. Antonius and Jeffrey Sluka eds. 2007 . Asad.. 1-15.. 1989. pp. 46-57. "The Concept of Cultural Translation in British Social Anthropology. pp. Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader. Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader. Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnogoraphy. Anthropology & the Colonial Encounter. 1988. "Wilderness of Mirrors: Truth and Vulnerability in Middle Eastern Fieldwork.128. 77-97. London: Ithaca Press. 234-261. "Introduction: Partial Truths. 2000. 141-164. Renato. 1997. 109.093129) 3 . Paul.. Participant Observation: A Guide for Fieldworkers. Paul and Wendy James. Oxford: Blackwell. Rosaldo. Vol. Oxford: Oxford University Press.. James.” In Robben. “From the Door of His Tent: The Fieldworker and the Inquisitor. Talal. pp. Rabinow. pp." In James Clifford and George Marcus eds. Anthropologists in a Wider World. “Representations are Social Facts: Modernity and Post-Modernity in Anthropology.E. 18: 267-306. Oxford: Blackwell. "Zones of Theory in the Anthropology of the Arab World. 1969 . Talal ed. pp. Paul. Clifford. Akhil and James Ferguson eds. pp. Asad. Berkeley: University of California Press. Oxford: Berghan Books.anthro. pp. pp. 1-26.M. Jeffrey and Antonius C. Kathleen and Billie DeWalt.E. “Fieldwork and Friendship in Morocco. Rabinow. Paul.” In E. Berkeley: University of California Press.G. Evans-Pritchard. (introduction) Malinowski. "Anthropology in Area Studies. 2007 . Further Readings on the Field and Fieldwork (not required): Abu-Lughod.org/doi/pdf/10.” In Robben. Berkeley: University of California Press. Gupta. Dresch. DeWalt.annualreviews.06 1002." In Paul Dresch and Wendy James eds. Lila. “Introductory. Robben. Antonius and Jeffrey Sluka eds. "What is Participant Observation?" and "Learning to Be a Participant Observer. “Method and Scope of Anthropological Fieldwork. 2007." Annual Review of Anthropology. 2000." In Paul Dresch and Wendy James eds. 1-26. 1986. New York: Altamira Press. E. Berkeley: University of California Press." Annual Review of Anthropology 33: 499-523. Berkeley: University of California Press. Sluka. Anthropological Locations: Boundaries and Grounds of a Field Science. 1973. Evans-Pritchard. 2004. (http://arjournals.” In Robben. Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography...32. “Fieldwork in Cultural Anthropology: An Introduction. "Introduction: Fieldwork and the Passage of Time. Anthropologists in a Wider World: Essays on Field Research." In James Clifford and George Marcus eds.Dresch. pp. Antonius and Jeffrey Sluka eds." In DeWalt and DeWalt. The Nuer: A Description of the Modes of Livelihood and Political Institutions of a Nilotic People.” In James Clifford and George E.
1985. Murphy. "Segmentation: Its Roots in Arabia and Its Flowering Elsewhere. Christa. Salamandra. Salzman. 29. Paul. 1968. "What is a Tribe?" and "Personal and Family Relationships." In Saad Eddin Ibrahim and Nicholas S. Women. and Family Readings: Cole. Saqi Books. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. "The Structure of Parallel Cousin Marriage. "The Middle Eastern Case: Is there a Marriage Rule?" Ethnology 13 (3). with a foreword by Robert N.Rabinow. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice-Hall (Chapters on "Relatives" and "The Family").." Cultural Anthropology 3 (part 1): 50-67." In Anne Meneley. Keyser. 1959. Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco. In Samir Khalaf and John Gagnon. Dresch. 1 (March): 53-70. 2006. Brill. v. P.J. R. (June): 405-435. and L.ac. J. No. eds. Leiden: E. Meneley. Philip Carl. 1974. 1994. (Usefully read with Salamandra’s A New Old Damascus: Authenticity and Distinction in Urban Syria) Sangren. How is the content of the book (or books) facilitated or limited by the author’s approach to fieldwork? 2." American Anthropologist 61 (1): 17-29. 19-211. 4 . Marriage and Family Life among the Al Murrah Nomads of Saudi Arabia." Current Anthropology. new series. Bellah . N. pp. "Rhetoric and the Authority of Ethnography: 'Postmodernism' and the Social Reproduction of Texts. 1987.: Prentice Hall. 1996.. Men. Donald P. Tournaments of Value: Sociability and Hierarchy in a Yemeni Town.pdf Essay: Evaluate one or more ethnographies in terms of the author’s approach to fieldwork. Women without Men: Gender and Marginality in an Algerian Town. Steven. Hopkins eds. Suad. Vol. Eickelman." American Ethnologist 21 (1): 50-73. Love.uk/%7Esant1114/MPhilField. 1986. Schneider. Kasdan. 1981. “Chastity Capital: Display. Jansen. Distinction and Hierarchy in Damascus”. 126-178. "The Significance of the Course Events Take in Segmentary Systems. Dresch. 1988. Joseph. Anne. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press. Supplementary Readings on the Field and Fieldwork: http://users. and Power in the Reproduction of Patriarchy in Lebanon. Sexuality in the Arab World. pp. 1987." In Dale Eickelman. The Middle East: An Anthropological Approach.ox. afterword by Pierre Bourdieu. 3. 60-80. 2007 . "The Household. Willy. "Does Complementary Opposition Exit?" American Anthropologist." American Ethnologist 13 (2): 309-324. American Kinship: A Cultural Account. Englewood Cliffs. Arab Society: Social Science Perspectives. "Brother/Sister Relationships: Connectivity. 1978. "The Bayt: Family and Household. no. Paul. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1988. 80.J. Paul. Dale. David.
Avenues of Participation: Family. Geertz. Development. pp. Singerman. pp. Diane. But if one were to look at the issue the other way round. 1996. "Marriage. The Fate of Shechem: or. Princeton: Princeton University Press. and Gender in Cairo: A View from the Household." In Roger Keesing. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Clifford. Family. The women don't even get to sit until the men are finished. Can we conclude from this scene that "the Arab family" is based on fear of the patriarch? Alternative Essay: One must acknowledge that to typify the "Arab family" as one single structure applicable everywhere in the Arab world would be essentialist. Julian. pp. Charles. pp. New York: Holt. Women in the Muslim World. Andrea. Further Reading: Anderson. Kin Groups and Social Structure. Hoodfar.: Harvard University Press. 1984. Rugh. 1982. Holy. Pitt-Rivers. would acknowledging a diversity of forms for families in the Arab world mean that we should remove 5 . “Kinship Structure and Political Authority: The Middle East and Central Asia. Berkeley: University of California Press. 25-61. Dresch. Everybody stands around the table nervously waiting for the father. 247-278. Cambridge. Friendship. Government. Family in Contemporary Egypt. 1989.Singerman. 1997. The Politics of Sex : Essays in the Anthropology of the Mediterranean. 1986. Lindholm. 1-2. Lois and Nikki Keddie eds. and Networks in Urban Quarters of Cairo." Folk 24. Hildred. Armbrust. London: Lynne Rienner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Ladislav. Roger. Histories of the Modern Middle East: New Directions. and Household. "Cousin marriage in Context: Constructing Social Relations in Afghanistan. Tribes. Politics. 1975. Manchester: Manchester University Press.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 28 (2): 334-355. 1979. and History in Yemen. "Patrilineal Descent and the Permutations of Descent Systems. 1-131). 1989. NY: Syracuse University Press (Chapter entitled "Family as a Social Group"). Honour and Solidarity: Cousin Marriage in the Middle East. 1995. Change. Homa. "Family. Keesing. Hildred Geertz and Laurence Rosen. Between Marriage and the Market: Intimate Politics and Survival in Cairo. Nobody sits until he has sat. Essay: One scene in the film version of the novel Palace Walk depicts dinner. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.. Beck. Jon. Meaning and Order in Moroccan Society. 1977." In Geertz. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Mass. 1978. Walter. Rinehart and Winston. Diane and Homa Hoodfar eds." In Israel Gershoni and Ursula Woköck eds. chs. 2002. "Manly Men on a National Stage (and the Women Who make Them Stars). Kinship. Nobody will eat a bite until he has begun eating. 51-79." In Homa Hoodfar. (Introduction. Syracuse. Paul. and Patronage.
pp. Privacy and Resistance. Dresch. Outline of a Theory of Practice. Washington. Girls. Paul. Lila. "Social Structure and the Veil: Comportment and the Composition of Interaction in Afghanistan. 1977. 1989. Arlene. Macleod. Carol. Caton. the New Veiling. London: Weidenfeld. Tribes. Steven. Ghoussoub. and Change in Cairo. "Introduction. New York: Columbia University Press." In Fadwa ElGuindi. 1963. 1987. 1982. Henri Barakat. 1942. 1991. Persuasion. Veil: Modesty.: Center for Middle Eastern Studies of Harvard University." "Reactions to the New Trend. Suad Joseph suggests that anthropological emphasis on patrilineal endogamy in the literature on the Middle East has caused neglect of an even more fundamental relationship: that between brothers and sisters. Mass. Honour and Shame: the values of Mediterranean Society. (ch. Gilmore. Oxford: Berg. Pierre." in J. Henri Barakat. Yousry Nasrallah. 1987. Muhammad Amin. The Fifth Pound.G. 1995. Daisy.ahmedkhaled. Bourdieu. 1999. 1-71). Jon. 1. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1957. Girls of Today. D. Accommodating Protest: Working Women. 1999. and Modesty Readings: Abu-Lughod. The Open Door. 1987. Imagined Masculinities: Male Identity and Culture in the Modern Middle East. The Seed and the Soil: Gender and Cosmology in Turkish Village Society. Delaney. Oxford: Clarendon Press. A "Cultural" Film. Dwyer. Shame. New York: Columbia.C. Images and Self-Images: Male and Female in Morocco. 2000. Mai and Emma Sinclair-Webb eds. 1978. Guindi." "Contexts of Resistance. The Closed Doors. 2004. 1991. 1965. Muhammad Karim. Cambridge. Are there common principles within the various Middle Eastern societies depicted in the readings that account for both types of relation? 3. Bourdieu. Pierre.: American Anthropological Association. Hermeneutics and Honor: Negotiating Female 'Public' Space in Islamic/ate Societies. 6 . 1999. 2000. Atef Hetata."family" altogether from the analytical repertory used to understand social phenomena in the Arab world? Second Alternative Essay: Patrilineal endogamy (marriage of the father's brother's daughter) reinforces ties between men." International Journal of Middle East Studies 19 (1): 77-101. "The Sentiment of Honor in Kabyle Society. On Boys." and "Veiling an Feminism.com/) Further Reading: Afsaruddin. Honor and Shame and the Unity of the Mediterranean. "Power. Ahmed Khaled (see also http://www." Anthropos 77. Moral Rhetorics of Honor. and Language: A Critique of the Segmentary Model in the Middle East. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Fadwa El-. and the Veil. David. Films (optional): Love is Forbidden. Anderson. Veiled Sentiments:Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society. and History in Yemen. government. Berkeley: University of California Press. Peristiany ed. London: Saqi Books. Asma ed.
Anne." International Journal of Middle East Studies 7: 242-70. special double issue of the journal Fashion Theory. "Meaning and Society in the Near East: examples from the Levantine Arabs and the Black Sea Turks. Paris. 1971. Muslim Fashions. vol. The Forbidden Modern: Civilization and Veiling. Guindi. Africa and the Middle East 28 (2): 225-234 Nasrallah. Veiling and Emergent Feminist Voices. Joseph. 1996. N. 1992. Thea Sinclair eds. How can this be? Discuss the social and political dynamics of veiling in Egypt. Schneider. Yousry and Walter Armbrust. Moors. Syracuse. 1996." Social Problems 28:4: 465-485." And yet one could also argue that large numbers of Egyptian women have quietly stopped wearing the hijab.Y. Zuhur. Hoffman-Ladd. issue 2/3 (June-September). Homa. Chicago:: University of Chicago Press. Berkeley: University of California Press. "Veiling Infitah with Muslim Ethic. Honour and Shame: the Values of Mediterranean Society. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. "Return to the Veil: Personal Strategy and Public Participation in Egypt. Ziba. "Women and Politics in Post-Khomeini Iran: Divorce. 1980. Intimate Selving in Arab Families: Gender." In Nanneke Edclift and M. New York: Routledge: 142-70. “Veiled Cinema: An Interview with Yousry Nasrallah. 2008.. 1986. Self. Susan. 1996. "Vigilance and Virgins: Honour. Nilüfer. Berkeley: University of California Press. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. 2005. Fadwa El-.” Comparative Studies of South Asia.: Syracuse University Press. Jane. Albany: State University of New York Press. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. "Subordinate Discourse: Women. Shame and Access to Resources in Mediterranean Scieties. Annelies and Emma Tarlo eds. Suad ed. Brinkley." Ethnology 10. Weaving and Gender Relations in North Africa. Minoo. 1987. Michael. Moallem. 2002. New York: Routledge. Rugh. 1987. "Polemics on the Modesty of Women in Contemporary Egypt. 11. pp.Göle. Reveal and Conceal : Dress in Contemporary Egypt. Mir-Hosseini." International Journal of Middle East Studies 19 (1): 23-50. Hoodfar. 1966. Women and Politics in the Third World. Essay: Eighty to ninety percent of all Egyptian women now wear the "Islamic headscarf. Norma Claire." Man 15: 339-51. Cairo." In Haleh Afshar eds. Moruzzi. 1999. Andrea.” Visual Anthropology 10 (nos. Michael." American Ethnologist 14 (2): 210-225. Peristiany. Ossman.. Messick. Meeker. 1991. Herzfeld. 383-422. “Trying to Look Different: Hijab as the Self-Presentation of Social Distinctions. 1998. Sherifa. 1976. "Honour and Shame: Problems in the Comparative Analysis of Moral Systems. V.G. 1-24. Three Faces of Beauty: Casablanca. Working Women: International Perspectives on Labour and Gender Ideology. Tournaments of Value: Sociability and hierarchy in a Yemeni Town. 104-24. 1981. 7 . and Identity. Revealing Reveiling: Islamist Gender Ideology in Contemporary Egypt. 24): 381-400. Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister: Islamic Fundamentalism and the Politics of Patriarchy in Iran. Meneley. J. 2007. ed.
Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. “The Legal Status of Women: Reform and Social Inertia. Courts and Crimes. (chapters on marriage and divorce) Films: I Want a Solution. Mervat. Ziba Mir-Hosseini and Kim Longinotto. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press. London : I. Hussein. Aziza. Literature (any or all): Mahfouz. Sonbol. Latifa al-. Naguib. Zayyat. Stowasser. Barbara. 1984.” in Juliette Minces The House of Obedience: Women in Arab Society. 1983. Fauzi. London: Croom Helm. Marriage on Trial. 1993.. Abdur Rahman. Moghadam." In Amira Sonbol ed." and "Divorce Egyptian Style and Related Matters. 8 . 1988. Neopatriarchy: A Theory of Distorted Change in Arab Society. Tauris. Mir-Hosseini. Minces." Arab Studies Quarterly 9 (3): 260-283. London: Zed Press. 1989. "The Enduring Alliance of Nationalism and Patriarchy in Muslim Personal Status Laws: The Case of Modern Egypt. 2000. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Valentine. Women. 1996. Hodkinson. London: Zed. "Courts and Auxiliary Structures. Mir-Hosseini. What's Love Got to Do with It? Case Studies in the Practice of Patriarchy Readings: Hill. London: Doubleday. Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East. Keith. Boulder: Westview Press. and Divorce Laws in Islamic History." In E. Amira. Divorce Iranian Style. Islam and Gender: The Religious Debate in Contemporary Iran. Najjar. Kenny.B. Woman At Point Zero. "Recently Approved Amendments to Egypt’s Law on Personal Status. Religion and Politics in the middle East. Ziba. Saadawi. Hutchins and Olive E." Feminist Issues 6 (1): 19-43. "Egypt's Laws of Personal Status. Further Reading: Hatem." In Michael Curtis ed. a Study of Islamic Family Law: Iran and Morocco Compared. Nawal." Arab Studies Quarterly 10 (3): 319-344. 1987. 1981. Directed by Sa'id Marzuq. London: Ta-Ha Publishers. 1993. 1981. Nowaihi. Law and Society. Ziba. Mohamed al-. Enid. "Changing the Law on Personal Status in Egypt within a Liberal Interpretation of the Shari'a. Sharabi. London: Lynne Rienner Publishers. Hisham. 1975. Tauris.. Muslim Family Law: A Sourcebook. Juliette. 1988. Palace Walk. 1983." In M. Hill. Curtis (ed) Religion and Politics of the Middle East. 2000. London:that Ithaca Press. The Open Door. Doi. 1979. 1998. "Liberated Equal or Protected Dependent? Contemporary Religious Paradigms on Women's Status in Islam.B. Translated by Marilyn Booth. 1986. Women in Sharicah. Boulder: Westview Press. 1980. the Family. Mahkama! Studies in the Egyptian Legal System. London: I. Translated by William M. "Law and Gender Violence in Ottoman and Modern Egypt.4.
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e. New York: Mouton de Gruyter: 239-251. (Chapter 1. 1991. 1986. Ideology. “Codeswitching. London: Routledge. Woolard.e. Kaplan. Mass Culture and Modernism in Egypt. and Borrowing in the Spoken Arabic of a Theatrical Community in Cairo. Chatterjee. pp. 1996.: Westview." International Journal of the Sociology of Language. Hisham al-. National Identity Read at least the Anderson and Chatterjee chapters plus as much of the other general readings (i. 1. "What is Educated Spoken Arabic. 2004. Anh Nga. Mahmoud. Neopatriarchy: a Theory of Distorted Change in Arab Society. 61. through some combination of “the carrot and the stick”). 9. Haeri. Stanford: Stanford University Press.F. 2000. Sharabi. The Nation and Its Fragments: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories. Yasir.” Annual Review of Anthropology.A. Wilmsen. The Pedagogical State: Education and the Politics of National Culture in Post-1980 Turkey.Language.. A War of Words: Language and Conflict in the Middle East. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Boulder. Princeton: Princeton University Press." Annual Review of Anthropology 29: 61-87. Code-Mixing. The Fergusonian Impact. eds. 23. Exclusion and Society in Kuwait. What was at stake culturally and politically in standardizing languages in the Middle East? Discuss with reference to the Arabic-speaking world and/or Turkey. Longva. 1996. Walter.. and History. Yousseff. Benedict. “Whose Imagined Community?”) Smith. Suleiman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Read one or more: Armbrust. New York: Verso. Oxford: Oxford University Press (particularly section on neopatriarchal language)." in J. Sam. v. 117-127. “Language Ideology. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. (First four chapters). "Arabic after Diglossia. Walls Built on Sand: Migration. T. Essay: Modern nations put a high premium on creating standardized languages that are to be adopted by their citizens through various means (i. Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 1994. 15 . Ethnicity and Race Reader. 1993.” Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 141: Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics IX. Kathryn and Bambi Schieffelin. Fishman et. "Form and Ideology: Arabic Sociolinguistics and Beyond. 1988. Nationalism: Theory. 2006. Niloofar. 55-82. Mitchell. 1986. 1997. Colo. al. Partha. the rest of Anderson and Chatterjee plus Smith) as you wish: Anderson. pp. Cambridge: Polity Press. Anthony. 2001. David.
Andrew. Antony's College. New York: Columbia University Press. "The Golden Age before the Golden Age: Commercial Egyptian Cinema before the 1960s. Rebecca." In Walter Armbrust ed. Israel and James Jankowsdi eds. St. Palestinians. Streets of Memory: Landscape. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Durham. Ted. James. Amy. Modern Greek Lessons: A Primer in Historical Constructivism. Sibel.Mills. NC: Duke University Press. Reading: Ithaca press for the Middle East Centre. Dresch. Linda. Modernism and Nation Building: Turkish Architectural Culture in the Early Republic. Gershoni. Language and Nationalism: Two Integrative Essays. Faubion. Bozdogan. Paul. Rethinking Nationalism in the Arab Middle East.. Determination. Seattle: University of Washington Press. 2005. Home and Homeland: The Dialogics of Tribal and National Identities in Jordan. 2010. Michael. Mass: Newbury House Publisher. Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond. Armbrust. 1939. London: I. pp. Shryock. New York: Routledge. Tauris. Roger. Athens. Memories of Revolt: The 1936-1939 Rebellion and Palestinian National Past. 16 . 2008. Fishman. Berkeley : University of California Press. (selections). pp. GA: University of Georgia Press. 1997. 1975. and the Political Lives of Tourism. 1949. Nations and Nationalism. Kamal. Swedenburg. (compare with novels in context of Imagined Communities). Films (optional): Salim. A Period of Time: A study and Translation of Hadith 'Isa Ibn Hisham by Muhammad al-Muwaylihi. Herzfeld. Wagdi. Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-state. Tolerance and National Identity in Istanbul. Monarchies and Nations: Globalisation and Identity in the Arab States of the Gulf. 1997. Berkeley: University of California Press." In Dresch and Piscatori eds. 2001. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 136-157. Joshua. Nationalism and the Genealogical Imagination: Oral History and Textual Authority in Tribal Jordan. Gellner. 1983. Cairo: Studio Misr. Walter. 292-327.. Anwar. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. 1995. "Debates on Marriage and Nationality in the United Arab Emirates. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Cairo: Sharikat alAflam al-Muttahidah. Further Reading: Allen. 1992.B. The Flirtation of Girls. 2000. 1993. (chapter 1) Layne. 1997. Stein. Ernest. Itineraries in Conflict: Israelis. Rowley. 1994.
Ger. 2007. Essay: Discuss national identity as a cultural phenomenon in one or more ethnographies. Messiri. London: I." In Georg Simmel. Smith. Salamandra. "The Making of Egyptians in Kosovo and Macedonia. Fredrik ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall (Chapter 8 on self. Expatriates and the socio-Political System in Kuwait. Knopf. 114-135. 17 . eds. One of the following: Ghosh. and the Nation-State Readings: Barth. 1989. Saad. and ed. "Ethnic groups. 194-222. 2005. The Sociology of Georg Simmel." Visual Anthropology 10 (2-4): 227-246." In The Politics of Ethnic Consciousness. Kosnick. 1998. Simmel. Anh Nga." In Paul Dresch and James Piscatori eds. Tr. 1997. The Middle East: An Anthropological Approach. "The Stranger. Chosen Peoples: Sacred Sources of National Identity. Weber. Cora Govers and Hans Vermeulen. Eickelman. Syria. Are these national communities "imagined" in ways that are distinctive from their counterparts elsewhere? 10. Dale. Economy and Society: An Outline of Interpretive Sociology (ed. 1967. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2008. (Barth's chapter) Duijzings.B. Anthony. 1993. Leiden: E. 1969. Berkeley: University of California Press. New York: St. Amitav. 1998. Anthony. 1978a. Kurt Wolff. Tauris. 2008. "Neither Autocracy Nor Democracy but Ethnocracy: Citizens. “Font of a Nation: Creating a National Graphic Identity for Qatar.” Public Culture 20 (3): 479-496. 1978.Longva. Guenther Roth and Claus Wittlich. Ibn al-Balad: A Concept of Egyptian Identity. Max." In Max Weber. Kira. Christa. "Shame. Brill. Reputation and Egypt's Lovers: A Controversy Over the Nation's Image." Visual Anthropology 10 (24): 401-412. gender. Covenant and Republic. Smith. Sawsan el-. Ethnicity.J. Georg. New York: A. In an Antique Land. Brown.A. Mattern. Migrant Media: Turkish Broadcasting and Multicultural Politics in Berlin. 2003. "Moustache Hairs Lost: Ramadan Television Serials and the Construction of Identity in Damascus. Monarchies and Nations: Globalisation and Identity in the Arab States of the Gulf. 1961. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. pp. Oxford: Blackwell. Reem. and ethnicity). Boston: Little. Ethnic Groups and Boundaries: The Social Organization of Culture Difference. Martin's Press. The Cultural Foundations of Nations: Hierarchy. Shannon.. New York: The Free Press. 1993.
1989. pp. 1999). Silverstein. Changing Consumer Cultures of Modern Egypt: Cairo's Urban Reshaping. pp. Nadim. Ana Maria. Eriksen. no. 2004. "Recent Anthropological Studies of Middle Eastern Communities and Ethnic Groups. 1994. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 1999). 1998. Milton and Itamar Rabinovitch eds." Annual Review of Anthropology 23. "The Greatest Loneliness of All. Palestinian Citizens in an Ethnic Jewish State: Identities in Conflict.. Cohen. "Beyond the Divide: History and National Boundaries in the Work of Amitav Ghosh. 2006. Exclusion. 210. 1977.: Westview Press. "Ethnicity: Problem and Focus in Anthropology. 1993." the State and Neo-Liberalism Readings: Beinin. 1995. "In Search of Identity: The Israeli Arab Artist in Anton Shammas’s Arabesques. Time and Substance: State Formation. 2 (April): 183-185. Thomas Hylland. Rouhana. Majeed.” Middle East Report. 18-22. 1987. Esman. 1999. 1978. Nadia. Rachel Felhay. Reform or Reaction? Dilemmas of Economic Development in the Middle East (Spring. Algeria in France: Transpolitics. “The Working Class and Peasantry in the Middle East: From Economic Nationalism to Neoliberalism. Ronald. Hijab. Wassef. 1997. and Nation: New Anthropologies of Europe.” Middle East Report. Joel. 379-405. Race. 1997." Alif 18: 75-95. 28-33. London: Pluto Press. "The Politics of Space. "Towards an Israeli Literature. No." Third World Quarterly 11. 1999. Arabesques. 1993. Nationalism and Ethnicity. NY: Cornell University Press. Lotan. 3 (May): 431-445. Boulder. Erik. Hind. Yael. Cohen. 1988. "Globalization. Shammas. 210. Walls Built on Sand: Migration. No. Mona. Ethnicity. New York: Harper and Row. Anh Nga. Colo." The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 30 (2):45-56. Anton." Annual Review of Anthropology 1977. Bengio. no. and the State in the Middle East. 11. pp. Paul. Timothy. Pluralism. Javed." Annual Review of Anthropology 7:379-403. 1999.Longva. Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives. and Society in Kuwait. Amsterdam: Brill Academic Publishers. Ofra and Gabriel Ben-Dor eds. Reform or Reaction? Dilemmas of Economic Development in the Middle East (Spring. “The Neoliberalism of Your Desires. Mitchell. New Haven: Yale University Press. 18 . Colorado: Lynne Reinner." Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 108. Books (one or more): Abaza. Ithaca. Brenner. "Amitav Ghosh's In An Antique Land: The Ethnographer-Historian and the Limits of Irony. Suggested Reading: Alonso. Minorities and the State in the Arab World." Modern Hebrew Literature 13 (Fall/Winter): 41-44. Boulder.
Economic Development. Naomi. 1995. 2006. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2005. Bloomington: University of Indiana Press. London: Penguin. Useful Background or Extra Reading: Appadurai. Clement and Robert Springborg. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Ghannam. Durham.g. 1996. 2008. 209-304) Özyürek. Markets of Dispossession: NGOs. and the Politics of Identity in a Global Cairo. Berkeley: University of California Press. Winegar. Julia. and Market Economy in the Chile of Pinochet. and to local practices of consumption that both respond to and shape these larger economic and social forces.C. NJ: Rutgers University Press.” Public Culture 18 (2): 413-435. “structural adjustment” programs that aim to open Middle Eastern economies and cultures to globalization.s. Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. Harvey. 2010. Durham: Duke University Press. Luis. Deniz and Ayşe Saktanber eds. Gregory.: Duke University Press. Relocation. Creative Reckonings: The Politics of Art and Culture in Contemporary Egypt. Nostalgia for the Modern: State Secularism and Everyday Politics in Turkey. or transnational media that cannot be contained by the boundaries of nation-states). Salamandra. “Neoliberalism” is also a term that academics often employ critically—as shorthand for a set of destructive forces that they wish to oppose. 2006. Essay: “Neoliberalism” is a term increasingly employed by anthropologists who seek to understand the various ways in which Middle Eastern societies have been transformed in recent decades. 2002. Starrett. “The Political Economy of Religious Commodities in Cairo. Farha. 97: 1: 51-68. 2002. Esra. These anthropologists are attentive to both externally imposed economic conditions (e. Techno-Politics. 19 . Christa. Globalization and the Politics of Development in the Middle East (2nd edition). (Part III: “Fixing the Economy.” American Anthropologist n. (particularly chapter 1) Cárcamo-Huechante. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Arjun. and the State in Cairo. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Berkeley: University of California Press. A New Old Damascus: Authenticity and Distinction in Urban Syria. (an interesting contrast to Mitchell’s Rule of Experts) Klein. 2005. Timothy. 2004. (selections) Mitchell. N.” pp.˛˛˛ Rule of Experts: Egypt. Jessica. Remaking the Modern: Space. Henry. A Brief History of Neoliberalism. 2006. David. Public Culture. Fragments of Culture: The Everyday of Modern Turkey.Elyachar. “Milton Friedman: Knowledge. Modernity. New Brunswick. Kandiyoti. 2002.
20 . 12. Identify a field site and provide an intellectual justification for your research that positions your project within or against existing work in the field. Method/Theory III: Research Proposal Essay: Write a proposal for an ethnographic research project in the Middle East.Discuss the pros and cons of using “neoliberalism” as a principle for organizing ethnographic analysis of Middle Eastern societies.
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