Tohidi, Nayereh. "National Territories and Sexual Borders." Article written specifically for Zannegaar Journal (2014).

Nayereh Tohidi is a Professor and former Chair at the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at California State University, Northridge. She is founding Director of the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program at CSUN.

Nira Yuval-Davis, 2012. “Theorizing Gender and Nation” in Yuval-Davis, Nira. Gender & Nation (London: Sage Publications, 2012), pp. 1-25.

Nira Yuval-Davis received her B.A. and M.A. from the Hebrew University, and her Ph.D. from Sussex University. She is currently the Director of the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging at the University of East London, and an ongoing editor of the book series The Politics of Intersectionality, having previously served as the President of the Research Committee (on Racism and Ethnic Relations) of the International Sociological Association.

This excerpt is taken from Nira Yuval-Davis’ book Gender and Nation, first published in 1997 by Sage. In this work, Yuval-Davis provides an overview and critique of writings on gender and nationhood, presenting an original analysis of the ways gender relations affect and are affected by national projects and processes, and examines the contribution of gender relations to key dimensions of nationalist projects, as well as to national conflicts and wars, exploring the contesting relations between feminism and nationalism.

Floya Anthias and Nira Yuval-Davis, 1989. “Introduction” in Yuval-Davis, Nira and Anthias, Floya. Woman-Nation-State (NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1989), pp. 1-15.

Nira Yuval-Davis received her B.A. and M.A. from the Hebrew University, and her Ph.D. from Sussex University. She is currently the Director of the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging at the University of East London, and an ongoing editor of the book series The Politics of Intersectionality, having previously served as the President of the Research Committee (on Racism and Ethnic Relations) of the International Sociological Association.

Floya Anthias received her B.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, her M.Soc.Sci at the University of Birmingham and her Ph.D. from Royal Holloway College. Prior to becoming a Professor of Sociology at the University of East London in 2013, Anthias held posts at the University of Roehampton, the University of Greenwich, and Oxford Brookes University.

This article is an excerpt from the introduction to Anthias and Yuval-Davis’ book Woman-Nation-State, first published in 1989 by Palgrave Macmillan. Their groundbreaking book examines the place of women within ethnic and national communities in different societies, and the ways in which the state intervenes in these women’s lives with a focus on religious, economic and historical contexts.

Donna J. Guy, 1992. “’White Slavery,’ Citizenship and Nationality in Argentina” in Parker, Andrew, Mary Russo, Doris Sommers, and Patricia Yaeger, eds. Nationalisms & Sexualities (NY & London: Routledge, 1992), pp. 201-217.

Donna Guy received her B.A. from Brandeis University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University. Currently a Professor of History at the Ohio State University, Donna Guy has also taught at the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Arizona.

This article is taken from Donna Guy’s piece, “’White Slavery,’ Citizenship and Nationality in Argentina” found in the book, Nationalisms and Sexualities, edited by Andrew Parker, Mary Russo, Doris Sommer, and Patricia Yaeger, first published by Routledge in 1991. The article reviews how female nationality came to be (re)defined at the turn of the century as a result of what was sensationalized as the Argentine “White Slave Trade,” in which European and Latin American women became more than simply vehicles for sexual traffic; they were the pretexts for defining one nation’s sovereignty against another’s.

Nira Yuval-Davis, 2012. “Citizenship and Difference” in Yuval-Davis, Nira. Gender & Nation (London: Sage Publications, 2012), pp. 68-92.

Nira Yuval-Davis received her B.A. and M.A. from the Hebrew University, and her Ph.D. from Sussex University. She is currently the Director of the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging at the University of East London, and an ongoing editor of the book series The Politics of Intersectionality, having previously served as the President of the Research Committee (on Racism and Ethnic Relations) of the International Sociological Association.

This excerpt is taken from Nira Yuval-Davis’ book Gender and Nation, first published in 1997 by Sage. In this work, Yuval-Davis provides an overview and critique of writings on gender and nationhood, presenting an original analysis of the ways gender relations affect and are affected by national projects and processes, and examines the contribution of gender relations to key dimensions of nationalist projects, as well as to national conflicts and wars, exploring the contesting relations between feminism and nationalism.

Tohidi, Nayereh. "Gender and National Identity in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan: A Regional Perspective” in Gender and Identity Construction: Women of Central Asia, the Caucasus and Turkey. Edited by Feride Acar & Ayse
Gunes-Ayata. (Boston: Brill, 2000), 249-292.

Nayereh Tohidi is a Professor and former Chair at the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at California State University, Northridge. She is founding Director of the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program at CSUN.

Ketu H. Katrak, 1992. “Indian Nationalism, Gandhian “Satyagraha’, and Representations of Female Sexuality” in Parker, Andrew, Mary Russo, Doris Sommers, and Patricia Yaeger, eds. Nationalisms & Sexualities (NY & London: Routledge, 1992), pp. 395-406.

Ketu Katrak received her Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College. Currently a Professor of Drama at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), Katrak was also the founding Chair of the Department of Asian American Studies at UCI, and has taught at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Yale University.

This article is an excerpt from Ketu Katrak’s piece, “Indian Nationalism, Gandhian ‘Satyagraha,’ and Representations of Female Sexuality” found in the book, Nationalisms and Sexualities, edited by Andrew Parker, Mary Russo, Doris Sommer, and Patricia Yaeger, first published by Routledge in 1991. This article explores women’s involvement in Gandhi’s “satyagraha” (truth-force) movement, and discusses his specific representations of women and female sexuality, and his symbolizing from Hindu mythology of selected female figures who embodied a nationalist spirit.

Nira Yuval-Davis, 2012. “Cultural Reproduction and Gender Relations” in Yuval-
Davis, Nira. Gender & Nation (London: Sage Publications, 2012), pp. 39-67.

Nira Yuval-Davis received her B.A. and M.A. from the Hebrew University, and her Ph.D. from Sussex University. She is currently the Director of the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging at the University of East London, and an ongoing editor of the book series The Politics of Intersectionality, having previously served as the President of the Research Committee (on Racism and Ethnic Relations) of the International Sociological Association.

This excerpt is taken from Nira Yuval-Davis’ book Gender and Nation, first published in 1997 by Sage. In this work, Yuval-Davis provides an overview and critique of writings on gender and nationhood, presenting an original analysis of the ways gender relations affect and are affected by national projects and processes, and examines the contribution of gender relations to key dimensions of nationalist projects, as well as to national conflicts and wars, exploring the contesting relations between feminism and nationalism.