Special Issue 2

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SPECIAL ISSUE

Femininity, Violence, and the National Narrative

FRONT MATTER

Introduction: Women and the Nation’s Narrative: From Imaginations of Femininity to Violence against Women

By V.G. Julie Rajan, Special Issue Guest Editor

Rutgers University, U.S.A.

PART I: RECOVERING THE HISTORIES OF WOMEN IN NATIONAL MEMORIES

From “Shoulder-To-Shoulder” Politics to the “Womb-Bomb” Threat

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By Svetlana Slapšak

Ljubljana Graduate School of Humanities, Slovenia

Women and Resistance in West Bengal and Bangladesh: 1967–1971

By Louise Harrington

University of Alberta, Canada

The Emergence of Lesbian Safe Places in Mexico City (1970-2010)

By Anahi Russo Garrido

Brandeis University, U.S.A.

PART II: LOCATING ‘WOMEN’ IN NATIONS OF VIOLENCE AND TERROR

The Terror of Sex: Significations of Al Qaeda Wives

By Laura Sjoberg

The University of Florida, U.S.A.

Mothers and the Nation

By V.G. Julie Rajan

Rutgers University, U.S.A.

PART III: FEMINIST COUNTER-NARRATIVES WRITTEN ON THE GROUNDS OF CONFLICT

Laments from a Lacerated Terrain

By Malathi de Alwis

The University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

When the Abnormal Becomes the Normal: The Case of Palestine

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By Rose Shomali Musleh

The Women’s Affairs Technical Committee, West Bank, Palestine

BACKMATTER

Biographies of Contributors

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