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ARAB 2330 Reading List

The Politics of Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Middle East, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Andrew Delatolla
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Week 2 Modernity and Cosmopolitanism

- Barry Buzan and George Lawson, 2015, Introduction, in The Global Transformation: History, Modernity and the Making of International Relations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.**     

- SN Eisenstadt, 2000, Multiple Modernities, Daedalus, 129.1: 1-29.**  

- Gurminder Bhambra, 2016, Whither Europe?: Postcolonial versus Neocolonial Cosmopolitanism, Interventions, 18.2: 187-202.**  

- Gurminder Bhambra, 2011, Historical Sociology, Modernity, and Postcolonial Critique, The American Historical Review, 116.3: 653-662.

- Robert Fine and Vivienne Boon, 2007, Introduction: Cosmopolitanism: Between Past and Future, European Journal of Social Theory, 10.1: 5-16.

- Mcuselelo Ngcoya, 2015, Ubuntu: Toward an Emancipatory Cosmopolitanism?, International Political Sociology, 9.3: 248-262.

-Ayse Zarakol, 2011, After Defeat: How the East Learned to Live with the West. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

-George Steinmetz, 2013, Sociology and Empire: The Imperial Entanglements of a Discipline. Durham: Duke University Press.

-Frantz Fanon, 2001, The Wretched of the Earth. New York: Penguin Classics.

-Anthony Giddens, 1990, The Consequences of Modernity. New York: Polity.

-Hamid Dabashi, 2019, Europe and Its Shadows: Coloniality after Empire. London: Pluto.


Histories of Race, Gender, and Sexuality

Week 3 Histories/Theories of Race and Racism in Global Politics

 -John Hobson, 2004, Constructing European Racist Identity and the Invention of the World, 1700-1850, in The Eastern Origins of Western Civilization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.**     

-Marilyn Lake and Henry Reynolds, 2008, Introduction, in Drawing the Global Colour Line. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.**     

-Sarah Ahmed, 2007, A Phenomenology of Whiteness, Feminist Theory, 8.2: 149-167.**  

-Antony Anghie, 2002, Colonialism and the Birth of International Institutions: Sovereignty, Economy, and the Mandate System of the League of Nations, New York University Journal of International Law, 34.3: 513-634. \

-Ida Danewid, 2017, White Innocence in the Black Mediterranean: Hospitality and the Erasure of History, Third World Quarterly, 38.7: 1674-1689.

-Andrew Delatolla and Joanne Yao, 2021, Race in Historical International Relations, Routledge Handbook of Historical International Relations. New York: Routledge.

-Murat Ergin, 2017, ‘Is the Turk a White Man?’: Race and Modernity in the Making of Turkish Identity, Leiden: Brill.

-Ramón Grosfoguel, 2004, Race and Ethnicity or Racialized Ethnicities? Ethnicities, 4.3: 315-336.

-Aníbal Quijano, 2000, Coloniality of Power, Eurocentrism, and Latin America. Nepantla, 1.3: 533-580.

-Paul Gilroy, 1999, The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness. New York: Verso.

-Tony Ballantyne, 2002, Orientalism and Race: Aryanism in the British Empire. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

-Tommy L. Lott, 1999, The Invention of Race: Black Culture and the Politics of Representation. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

-Jean-Bertrand Aristide, 2008, Toussaint L’Ouverture: The Haitian Revolution. New York: Verso.

-Cedric J. Robinson, 2019, Cedric J. Robinson: On Race Capitalism, Black Internationalism, and Cultures of Resistance. London: Pluto.

-Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin, 2017, Futures of Black Radicalism. London: Verso.

-Robbie Shilliam, 2018, Race and the Underserving Poor. Newcastle: Agenda.


Week 4 Histories of Race in the MENA: Islam, Race and Slavery in the Ottoman Empire/North Africa      

-Y Hakan Erdem, 1996, Ottoman Policy during the Tanzimat Period, 1846-76, in Slavery in the Ottoman Empire and its Demise, 1800-1909. London: Palgrave Macmillan.**     

-Ehud R. Toledano, 1993, Late Ottoman Concepts of Slavery (1830s-1880s), Poetics Today, 14.3: 477-506.**  

-Chouki El Hamel, 2013, The Interplay between Slavery and Race and Color Prejudice, in Black Morocco: A History of Slavery, Race, and Islam. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.**     

-William Gervase Clarence-Smith, 2020, Islam and the Abolition of Slavery. London: C. Hurst & Co.

-Bernard Lewis, 1990, Race and Slavery in the Middle East: A Historical Enquiry. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

-Ehud R. Toledano, 1984, The Imperial Eunuchs of Istanbul: From Africa to the Heart of Islam, Middle Eastern Studies, 20.3: 379-390.

-Mary Ann Fay, 2019, Slavery in the Islamic World: Its Characteristics and Commonality. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.


Week 5 Histories of Race in the MENA: Race and Religion in the 19th Century

-Andrew Delatolla and Joanne Yao, 2019, Racializing Religion: Constructing Colonial Identities in the Syrian Provinces in the Nineteenth Century, International Studies Review, 21.4: 640-661.**  

 -Deepa Kumar, 2012, Images of Islam in Europe, Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire. Chicago: Haymarket Books.**     

-Deepa Kumar, 2012, Colonialism and Orientalism, Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire. Chicago: Haymarket Books.

-Edward Said, 1978, Redrawn Frontiers, Redefined Issues, Secularized Religion, Orientalism. New York: Vintage Books.

-Bernard Lewis, 1984, The Jews of Islam. New York: Routledge.


Week 6 Histories/Theories of Gender in Global Politics

-Ann Towns, 2009, The Status of Women as a Standard of ‘Civilization’, European Journal of International Relations, 15.4: 681-706.**  

-Chandra Mohanty, 1988, Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses, Feminist Review, 30: 61-88.**  

-Charlotte Hooper, 2001, Masculinities and Masculinism, in Manly States: Masculinities, International Relations, and Gender Politics. New York: Columbia University Press.     

-Anne McClintock, 1995, The White Family of Man, Imperial Leather: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest. New York: Routledge.

-Anne Phillips, 2018, Gender and Modernity, Political Theory, 46.6: 837-860. 

-Angela Y. Davis, 1981, Women, Race and Class. New York: Modern Classics.

-Sheila Rowbotham, 2019, Mary Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. London: Verso.

-Stefan Dudink, Karen Hagemann, and Anna Clark, 2007, Representing Masculinity: Male Citizenship in Modern Western Culture. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

-Cynthia Enloe, 2014, Bananas, Beaches, and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics. Berkeley: University of California Press.

-Judith Butler, 2007, Gender Trouble. New York: Routledge.

-bell hooks, 2000, Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center. London: Pluto.

-Judith Surkis, 2006, Sexing the Citizen: Morality and Masculinity in France, 1870-1920. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.


Week 8 Histories of Gender in the MENA: Sovereignty, Politics, and Society in the Ottoman Empire

-Leslie P. Peirce, 1993, Introduction: Myths and Realities of the Harem, The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva **   

- Leslie P. Peirce, 1993, Conclusion: Women, Sovereignty, and Society, The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva .**   

-Margaret L. Meriwether and Judith E. Tucker, 1999, Introduction (only pages 10-17), in Women and Gender in the Modern Middle East, eds. Margaret Meriwether and Judith E. Tucker. Colorado: Westview Press.**     

-Shereen Khairallah, 1996, The Sisters of Men. Beirut: The Institute for Women Studies in the Arab World.


Week 9 Histories of Gender in the MENA: Modernity, Gender, and the State

-Mervat F. Hatem, 1999, Modernization, the State, and the Family in Middle East Women’s Studies, in Women and Gender in the Modern Middle East, eds. Margaret Meriwether and Judith E. Tucker. Colorado: Westview Press.**     

-Katja Jana, 2015, Changing Heads and Hats: Nationalism and Modern Masculinities in the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey, in Masculinities and the Nation in the Modern World, eds. Pablo Dominguez Andersen and Simon Wendt. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.**     

-Kumari Jayawardena, 2016, Reformism and Women’s Rights in Egypt, in Feminism and Nationalism in the World. London: Verso.   

-Madawi al-Rasheed, A Most Masculine State: Gender, Politics and Religion in Saudi Arabia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

-Kumari Jayawardena, 2016, ‘Civilization’ through Women’s Emancipation in Turkey, in Feminism and Nationalism in the World. London: Verso.

-Kumari Jayawardena, 2016, Women’s Struggles and ‘Emancipation from Above’, in Feminism and Nationalism in the World. London: Verso.

-Lois Beck and Guity Nashat, 2004, Women in Iran: From 1800 to the Islamic Republic. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.


Week 10  Histories/Theories of Sexuality in Global Politics

-Michel Foucault, 1978, Part 1: We "Other Victorians", The History of Sexuality: Volume 1. New York: Pantheon Books. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva **   

-Jeffrey Weeks, 1981, The Construction of Homosexuality, in Sex, Politics and Society: The Regulation of Sexuality since 1800. London: Longman.**     

-Cynthia Weber, 2016, The ‘Perverse Homosexual’ in International Relations: The ‘Underdeveloped’ and the ‘Undevelopable’, in Queer International Relations: Sovereignty, Sexuality and the Will to Knowledge. Oxford: Oxford University Press.**     

 -Joane Nagel, 1998, Masculinity and Nationalism: Gender and Sexuality in the Making of Nations, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 21.2: 242-269.

-Caroline Cottet and Manuela Lavinas Picq, 2019, Sexuality and Translation in World Politics, Bristol: E-International Relations Publishing.

-C. Riley Snorton, 2017, Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

-Jane Ward, 2015, Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men. New York: New York University Press.

-Rahul Rao, 2020, Out of Time: The Queer Politics of Postcoloniality. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

-GerShun Avilez, 2020, Black Queer Freedom: Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

-Christopher Chitty, 2020, Sexual Hegemony: Statecraft, Sodomy, and Capital in the Rise of the World System. Durham: Duke University Press.


Week 11 Histories of Sexuality in the MENA: Islam, Sexuality, and Intimacy in North Africa, the Levant and Persia

 - Afsaneh Najmabadi, 2005, Part 1, Women with Moustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity. Ewing, NJ: University of California Press.**     

-Leslie Peirce, 2009, Writing Histories of Sexuality in the Middle East, American Historical Review, 114.5: 1325-1339.**  

-Khaled el-Rouayheb, 2005, Introduction, in Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.**     

 - Yaron Ben-Naeh, 2005, Moshko the Jew and His Gay Friends: Same-Sex Sexual Relations in Ottoman Jewish Society, Journal of Early Modern History, 9.1-2: 79–108.

-Serkan Delice, 2015, The Janissaries and their Bedfellows: Masculinity and Male Friendship in Eighteenth Century Ottoman Istanbul, in Gender and Sexuality in Muslim Cultures, ed. Gul Ozyegin. Farnham: Ashgate.

-Serkan Delice, 2010, Friendship, sociability, and masculinity in the Ottoman Empire: An essay confronting the ghosts of historicism, New Perspectives on Turkey, 42, 103-125.

-Dror Ze’evi, 2006, Introduction: Sex as Script, in Producing Desire: Changing Sexual Discourses in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500-1900, Berkeley: University of California Press.

-Shannon Shah, 2018, Studying Islam and Homosexuality, in The Making of a Gay Muslim: Religion, Sexuality, and Identity in Malaysia and Britain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

-Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe, 1997, Islamic Homosexualities: Culture, History, and Literature. New York: New York University Press.


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Week 14 Histories of Sexuality in the MENA: Homosexuality and the Colonial Encounter, Cultural and Legal Ramifications

 -Robert Aldrich, 2002, Homosexuality in the French Colonies, Journal of Homosexuality, 41.3/4: 201-218.**  

-Enze Han and Joseph O’Mahoney, 2014, British Colonialism and the Criminalization of Homosexuality, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 27.2: 268-288.**  

-Sa’ed Atshan, 2020, Global Solidarity and the Politics of Pinkwashing, in Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique. Stanford: Stanford University Press.     

-Ronald Hyam, 1990, Conclusion: Race, Sex and Empire, in Empire and Sexuality: The British Experience. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

-Stephen O. Murray, 1997, Some Nineteenth-Century Reports of Islamic Homosexualities, in S.O. Murray and W. Roscoe (eds.) Islamic Homosexualities: Culture, History and Literature. New York: New York University Press.

-C. Heike Schotten, 2018, Queer Terror: Life, Death, and Desire in the Settler Colony. New York: Columbia University Press.


Week 15 Race, Kafala and Contemporary Slavery in the MENA

-Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf, 2016, Contract Labour and Debt Bondage in the Arab Gulf States: Policies and Practices within the Kafala System, in Bonded Labour eds. Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf, Ulrike Lindner, Gesine Muller, Oliver Tappe, and Michael Zeuske. Bielefeld: Transcript.**

-Amrita Pande, 2018, “The Paper that you Have in Your Hand is My Freedom”: Migrant Domestic Work and the Sponsorship (Kafala) System in Lebanon, International Migration Review, 47.2: 414-441.**  

-Ray Jureidini, 2005, Migrant Workers and Xenophobia in the Middle East, in Racism and Public Policy, eds. Y. Bangura, R. Stavenhagen. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

- Omar Hesham AlShehabi, 2021, Policing Labour in Empire: The Modern Origins of the Kafala Sponsorship System in the Gulf Arab States, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 48.2: 291-310.


Week 16 Orientalism in the MENA and Western Pop-Culture 

- M. Keith Booker and Isra Daraiseh, 2019, “Shake Ya body like a Belly Dancer”: Orientalism in American Music Videos, in Consumerist Orientalism: The Convergence of Arab and American Culture in the Age of Global Capitalism. London: IB Tauris.**     

-Maryam Khalid, 2011, Gender, Orientalism and Representations of the ‘Other’ in the War on Terror, Global Change, Peace & Security, 23.1: 15-29.**  

-M. Keith Booker and Isra Daraiseh, 2019, I’d Like to Sell the World a Coke: Arab Pop Music and Pop Music Video Clips, in Consumerist Orientalism: The Convergence of Arab and American Culture in the Age of Global Capitalism. London: IB Tauris.

-Said, Edward, 1978, Introduction, Orientalism, New York: Penguin Books.

-Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice, 1992, Walt Disney Pictures Presents Aladdin, Walt Disney.


Week 17 The ‘War on Terror’ from Global to Domestic Contexts of Security and Race

 -Steven A. Cook, 2016, Egypt’s Nightmare: Sisi’s Dangerous War on Terror, Foreign Affairs, 95.6: 110-120.**  

-Melanie Richter-Montpetit, 2007, Empire, Desire and Violence: A Queer Transnational Feminist Reading of the Prisoner ‘Abuse’ in Abu Ghraib and the Question of ‘Gender Equality’, International Feminist Journal of Politics, 9.1: 38-59.**  

-Louise Cainkar and Saher Selod, 2018, Review of Race Scholarship and the War on Terror, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 4.2: 165-177.

-Arun Kundnani, 2014, An Ideal Enemy, in The Muslims are Coming. London: Verso Books.

-Noura Erakat, 2015, Whiteness as Property in Israel: Revival, Rehabilitation, and Removal, Harvard Journal of Racial and Ethnic Justice, 31: 69-104.

-Mazen Masri, 2015, Colonial Imprints: Settler-Colonialism as a Fundamental Feature of Israeli Constitutional Law, International Journal of Law in Context, 13.3: 388-407.

-Greg Burris, 2017, Birth of a (Zionist) Nation: Black Radicalism and the Future of Palestine, in G.T. Johnson and A. Lubin (eds). Futures of Black Radicalism. London: Verso.


Week 18 Cultures of Masculinity in the MENA

-Paul Amar, 2011, Middle East Masculinity Studies: Discourses of “men in crisis,” industries of gender in revolution, Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, 7.3: 36-70.**  

-Amalia Sa’ar and Taghreed Yahia-Younis, 2008, Masculinity in Crisis: The Case of Palestinians in Israel, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 35.3: 305-323.**  

-Elizabeth F. Thompson, 2007, Soldiers, Patriarchs, and Bureaucrats: Paternal Republicanism in French Syria and Lebanon, in S. Dudink, K. Hagemann, and A. Clark (eds.) Representing Masculinity: Male Citizenship in Western Culture. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva .**   

-Ela Greenberg, 2009, ‘The King of the Streets’: Hip Hop and the Reclaiming of Masculinity in Jerusalem’s Shu’afat Refugee Camp, Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 2: 231-250.

-Tamar Mayer, 2005, From Zero to Hero: Masculinity in Jewish Nationalism, in Israeli Women’s Studies: A Reader, ed. Esther Fuchs. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

- Jesse Paul Crane-Seeber, 2016, Sexy Warriors: The Politics and Pleasures of Submission to the State, Critical Military Studies, 2.1-2: 41-55.

-Anna Hickey-Moody, 2019, Deleuze and Masculinity. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.


Week 19 Violence and Discourses of Gendered Subordination 

-Lila Abu-Lughod, 2013, Authorizing Moral Crusades, in Do Muslim Women Need Saving?, Cambridge: Harvard University Press.**     

-David Ghanim, 2009, Modalities of Violence Against Women, in Gender and Violence in the Middle East. London: Praeger.**     

-Rema Hammami, 1990, Women, the Hijab and the Intifada, Middle East Report, 164/165: 24-28, 71, 78.**  

-Bernadette Andrea, 2009, Islam, Women, and Western Responses: The Contemporary Relevance of Modern Investigations, Women’s Studies, 38: 273-292.

-Mona ElTahawy, 2015, Black Veil, White Flag, in Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East needs a Sexual Revolution, New York: Hachette.

-Fadia Faqir, 2001, Intrafamily Femicide in Defence of Honour: The Case of Jordan, Third World Quarterly, 22.1: 65-82. 

-Sonya Fernandez, 2009, The Crusade over the Bodies of Women, Patterns of Prejudice, 43:3-4: 269-286.

-Yasmin Khodary and Nehal Hamdy, 2019, FGM in Egypt between socio-cultural barriers and lack of political will, Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 11.4: 252-262.

-Maria Frederika Malmstöm, 2016, The Politics of Female Circumcision in Egypt: Gender, Sexuality and the Construction of Identity. New York: IB Tauris.

-Shahrzad Mojab, 2004, No ‘Safe Haven’: Violence against Women in Iraqi Kurdistan, in W. Giles and J. Hyndman (eds.) Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones. Berkeley: University of California Press.

-Wenona Giles and Jennifer Hyndman, 2004, Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones. Berkeley: University of California Press.


Week 20 Conflict and Female Combatants 

-Miranda Alison, 2004, Women as Agents of Political Violence: Gendering Security, Security Dialogue, 35.4: 447-463.  

-Souha Bechara, 2003, Resistance: My Life for Lebanon, Soft Skull Press.**       

-Mari Toivanen and Bahar Baser, 2016, Gender in the representations of an armed conflict: Female Kurdish combatants in French and British media, Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 9.3: 294-314.

-Christine Delphy, 2015, Separate and Dominate: Feminism and Racism after the War on Terror. London: Verso.

-Emanuela C. Del Re, 2015, Female Combatants in the Syrian Conflict, in the Fight Against or with the IS, and in the Peace Process, in S. Shekhawat (ed.) Female Combatants in Conflict and Peace. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

-Ora Szekely, 2020, Fighting about Women: Ideologies of Gender in the Syrian Civil War, Journal of Global Security Studies, 5.3: 408-426.

-Hanan Ashrawi, 1996, Introduction, in This Side of Peace: A Personal Account. London: Simon and Schuster. 


Week 21 Gender, Revolt, and Liberation from the 20th Century to Today

-Ellen L. Fleishchmann, 1999, The Other ‘Awakening’: The Emergence of Women’s Movements in the Modern Middle East, 1900-1940, in Women and Gender in the Modern Middle East, eds. Margaret Meriwether and Judith E. Tucker. Colorado: Westview Press.**     

-Laura Sjoberg and Jonathon Whooley, 2015, The Arab Spring for Women? Representations of Women in Middle East Politics in 2011, Journal of Women, Politics, and Policy, 36.3: 261-284.**  

-Jennifer Pedersen and Monalisa Salib, 2013, Women of the Arab Spring: A Conversation with Esraa Abdel Fattah and Lina Ben Mhenni, International Feminist Journal of Politics, 15.2: 256-266.

-Frances S. Hasso and Zakia Salime, 2016, Freedom Without Permission: Bodies and Space in the Arab Revolutions. Durham: Duke University Press.

-Mary Elaine Hegland, 1990, Women and the Iranian Revolution: A Village case Study, Dialectical Anthropology, 15.2-3: 183-192.

-Ahmed Kadry, 2015, Gender and Tahrir Square: Contesting the State and Imagining a New Nation, Journal of Cultural Research, 19.2: 199-206.


Week 22 Representing Sex and Sexuality in the MENA

-Ghassan Moussawi, 2017, Queer Exceptionalism and Exclusion: Cosmopolitanism and Inequalities ‘gay-friendly’ Beirut, The Sociological Review, 66.1: 174-190.**  

-Fadi Saleh, 2020, Queer/Humanitarian Visibility: The Emergence of the Figure of the Suffering Syrian Gay Refugee, Middle East Critique, 29.1: 47-67.**  

-Jared McCormick, 2011, Hairy Chest, Will Travel: Tourism, Identity, and Sexuality in the Levant, Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, 7.3: 71-97.**  

-Youssef Chahine, 1958, Cairo Station.  

-Garay Menicucci, 1998, Unlocking the Arab Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in Egyptian Film, Middle East Report, 206: 32-36.

-Tayeb Salih, 1966, Season of Migration to the North. London: Penguin.

-Sa’ed Atshan, 2020, Media, Film, and the Politics of Representation, in Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

-Ghassan Moussawi, 2013, Queering Beirut, the ‘Paris of the Middle East’: Fractal Orientalism and Essentialized Masculinities in Contemporary Gay Travelogues, Gender, Place and Culture, 20.7: 858-875.


Week 23 Homosexuality as Cultural and Political Battleground 

-Sarah Bluck, 2012, Transsexual in Iran: A Fatwa for Freedom? In LGBT Transnational Identity and the Media, ed. C. Pullen, London: Palgrave Macmillan.**     

-Katerina Dalacoura, 2014, Homosexuality as Cultural Battleground in the Middle East: Culture and Postcolonial International Theory, Third World Quarterly, 35.7: 1290-1306.**  

-Andrew Delatolla, 2020, Sexuality as a Standard of Civilization: Historicizing (Homo)Colonial Intersections of Race, Gender, and Class, International Studies Quarterly, 64.1: 148-158.**  

-Nada Arafat, 2020, Malak al-Kashif: Becoming a Woman, Mada Masr.

-Danya Hajjaji, 2020, Egyptian actor's support for transgender son unveils a long road ahead for Arab trans rights, The New Arab.

-Saffo Papantonopoulou, 2014, ‘Even a Freak Like You Would Be Safe in Tel Aviv’: Transgender Subjects, Wounded Attachments, and the Zionist Economy of Gratitude, Women’s Studies Quarterly, 42.1/2: 278-293.

-Momin Rahman, 2010, Queer as Intersectionality: Theorizing Gay Muslim Identities, Sociology, 44.5: 944-961.

-Jón Ingvar Kjaran, 2019, Gay Life Stories: Same-Sex Desires in Post-Revolutionary Iran. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

-Evren Savci, 2021, Queer in Translation: Sexual Politics under Neoliberal Islam. Durham: Duke University Press.


Week 24 Asylum and Empire: The Limits of Global Sexual Emancipation

-Aydan Greatrick, 2019, “Coaching” Queer, Migration and Society, 2.1: 98-106 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (CRH 10/08/2021) .**  

-Rachel A Lewis, 2014, ‘Gay? Prove It’: The Politics of Queer anti-Deportation Activism, Sexualities, 17.8: 958-975.**  

-Mengia Tschalaer, 2020, Between Queer Liberalism and Muslim Masculinities: LGBTQI+ Muslim Asylum Assessment in Germany, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 43.7: 1265-1283.

-Andrew DJ Shielf, 2019, Immigrants on Grindr: Race, Sexuality and Belonging Online. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

-Samuel Muchoki, 2017, Intimacies, Citizenship and Refugee Men. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

This list was last updated on 25/08/2021