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Maria Bucur, Alexandra Ghit, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Ivana Pantelić, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Elizabeth A. Wood, Anna Müller, Galina Goncharova, Zorana Antonijević, Katarzyna Sierakowska, Andrea Feldman, Maria Kokkinou, Alexandra Zavos, Marija M. Bulatović, Siobhán Hearne, and Rayna Gavrilova

a loss of employment and welfare rights and as an undoing of spaces of working-class sociability and solidarity. Bonfiglioli argues that their reflective nostalgic attachments (154) can fuel contemporary demands for social justice. In the

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Ten Years After

Communism and Feminism Revisited

Francisca de Haan, Kristen Ghodsee, Krassimira Daskalova, Magdalena Grabowska, Jasmina Lukić, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Raluca Maria Popa, and Alexandra Ghit

Jayawardena, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Carole Boyce Davies, and Erik Mc-Duffie who argue that the term feminism should not be limited to white, middle-class women’s struggles and concerns, because that leaves out the struggles of most women in the world

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NOT Finding Women in the Archives

The Case of Evgeniia Serebrennikova, Pioneering Woman Physician in Late Nineteenth-Century Russia

Michelle DenBeste

’s short biography, no scholarly work exists on her. In many ways she is a typical example of a graduating class filled with extraordinary women. Their most obvious achievement was simply their graduation. Upon graduating, Serebrennikova joined a group of

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Manijeh Nasrabadi, Maryam Aras, Alexander Djumaev, Sina Zekavat, Mary Elaine Hegland, Rosa Holman, and Amina Tawasil

hierarchies around race, class and sexuality that made collective organising difficult, the question of Palestine became a defining issue for the theory and practice of an emerging ‘black internationalist feminism’ (pp. 186–187). How did this new political

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Ephraim Yuchtman-Yaar, Yasmin Alkalay, and Tom Aival

. Smooha (1978) and Swirski (1981) showed that these processes had caused a wide class gap between the two groups, with Mizrahim belonging to the lower socio-economic stratum. Kimmerling (2001: 55) elaborated on that point, asserting that “the

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Sephardi Leadership in Israel

Transitioning from Mandate to Statehood

Moshe Naor

separatist body whose ethnic character was contrary not only to the values of the class struggle but also to Zionist values. The Department focused its criticism mainly on Eliyahu Eliachar, castigating him as a member of the ‘Sephardi right wing’ and as one

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Liberal Whispers and Propaganda Fears

The American Jewish Committee and Israel’s Palestinian Minority, 1948–1966

Geoffrey P. Levin

the new state” and mentioned that one told him: “We are second-class citizens. We feel we are not wanted here.” He said their grievances were “sometimes justifiable,” noting the issues of land seizure, inadequate compensation for land seized, the

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Israel Goes to the Polls

The Road to Elections for the Constituent Assembly, 1948–1949

Meir Chazan

polling places far from where they lived. This set a precedent, which remains in force to the present day, and the ‘credit’ goes to Ben-Gurion. The parties’ representatives agreed that schools would not hold classes, since many served as polling places. In

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Chaos in Siberia

New Scholarship on Exile in the Late Russian Empire

Jeffrey S. Hardy

, replacing both corporal and, to some extent, capital punishment. This change occurred because of a combination of changing social attitudes toward bodily harm; middle-class pressure in democratizing polities to remove criminals from society until they could

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Yuval Gozansky

) told the story of high school students in Tel Aviv coping with everyday adolescent problems; at the same time, it addressed collective Israeli cultural and social issues such as gender and class/ethnic inequality, drug use, and even sexual abuse