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Author Lavie, Smadar, author.

Title Wrapped in the flag of Israel : Mizrahi single mothers and bureaucratic torture / Smadar Lavie ; with a new afterword by the author.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2018.

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Edition Revised edition.
Description 1 online resource (336 pages).
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Series Expanding frontiers : interdisciplinary approaches to studies of women, gender, and sexuality
Expanding frontiers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Left is right, right is left : Zionism and Israel's single mothers -- Chapter 2. Protesting and belonging : when the agency of identity politics becomes impossible -- Chapter 3. Take 1: The gende race essence of bureaucratic torture -- Chapter 4. Take 2: Ideology, welfare, and single mothers -- Chapter 5. Take 3: Diary of a welfare mother -- Chapter 6. The price of national security.
Summary Weaving together memoir, auto-ethnography, political analysis, and cultural critique, Lavie equates bureaucratic entanglements with pain--and, arguably, torture--to examine the conundrum of loving and staying loyal to a state that repeatedly inflicts pain on its non-European Jewish women citizens.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Single mothers -- Israel -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Single mothers -- Israel -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Mizrahim -- Israel -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Mizrahim -- Israel -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Feminists -- Political activity -- Israel.
Social movements -- Israel.
Israel -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Lavie, Smadar. Wrapped in the flag of Israel : Mizrahi single mothers and bureaucratic torture. Revised edition. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2018 336 pages Expanding frontiers. 9781496205544 (DLC) 2017038815
ISBN 9781496205544
9781496207500 (e-book)

 
    
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