Wrapped in the Flag of Israel

Wrapped in the Flag of Israel Lavie S Work Marks The First English Language Ethnography On Single Motherhood Outside North America As Well, It Is The First Ethnography To Explore The Complex Interplay Between Gender, Race, And Bureaucracy In The Middle East A Must Read Suad Joseph, University Of California, Davis Lavie S Compelling Account Defies Conventional Labels For Ethnography By Combining Elements Of Autoethnography, Memoir, Testimonio, Cultural Critique, Extended Case Study, Bakhtinian Contrapunct, And The Reflexive Essay Style Of Critical Race Feminists Faye V Harrison, University Of FloridaLavie S Analysis Of The Fusion Of Bureaucratic And Religious Power Is Without Equal In The Classics Of Political Anthropology Martha Mundy, London School Of EconomicsThis A Powerful, Indeed An Exceptional, Book On The Fate Of Mizrahi Single Mothers In Today S Israel Without The Romanticism And Idealism Within Which Israeli Middle Class Jews Love To Bedeck Themselves And Present Themselves Don Handelman, The Hebrew UniversityWhat Is The Relationship Between Social Protest Movements In The State Of Israel, Violence In Gaza, And The Possibility Of An Israeli Attack On Iran Why Did The Mass Social Protests In The State Of Israel Of Summer 2011 Ultimately Fail This Book Discusses Social Protest Movements From The 2003 Single Mothers March Led By Mizrahi Vicky Knafo, To The Tahrir Is Here Israeli Mass Protests Of Summer 2011 Equating Bureaucratic Entanglements With Pain What, Arguably, Can Be Seen As Torture The Author Explores The Conundrum Of Loving And Staying Loyal To A State That Repeatedly Inflicts Pain On Its Non European Jewish Women Citizens Through Its Bureaucratic System The Book Presents A Model Of Bureaucracy As Divine Cosmology And Posits That Israeli State Bureaucracy Is Based On A Theological Essence That Fuses The Categories Of Religion, Gender, And Race Into The Foundation Of Citizenship.SMADAR LAVIE Is A Visiting Professor At The Center For Middle Eastern Studies, U.C Berkeley, And At The Institute For Social Science In The 21st Century, University College Cork Lavie Spent Nine Years As Tenured Professor Of Anthropology At U.C Davis She Authored The Poetics Of Military Occupation, Receiving The Honorable Mention For The Victor Turner Award For Ethnographic Writing, And Co Edited Displacement, Diaspora, And Geographies Of Identity Lavie Won The American Studies Association S 2009 Gloria Anzaldua Prize And The 2013 Heart At East Honor Plaque For Service On Behalf Of Mizrahi Communities In The State Of Israel. In an interview she gave to Jadaliyya promoting her book, Wrapped in the Flag of Israel, Smadar Lavie summarises the sanctity of the state on its bureaucratic apparatus short circuits the agency of single Mizrahi mothers, such as herself and its capacities to resist oppression This oppression includes a lack of state benefits that make survival for single mothers possible, uncertainty about their delivery, and racial discrimination in their establishment Up until this moment, Lavie seems to have a valid and straightforward point about the racism and patriarchy inherent in the construction of the ethnocratic Israeli state, and how this naturally results in outrageous discrimination in her case, in the delivery of financial support to single mothers from non white non European backgrounds.This essential point doesn t require so much wrapping in academic language, but one is happy to go along for the ride for various reasons the book is short and written highly accessibly, with personal anecdotes and academic language that is actually quite tran

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  • Hardcover
  • 216 pages
  • Wrapped in the Flag of Israel
  • Smadar Lavie
  • English
  • 21 May 2018
  • 9781782382225