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Shana Marshall and Joshua Stacher
[نشرت هذه الدراسة في مجلة “ميدل إيست ريبورت” 262، ربيع 2012، وترجمتها من الإنجليزية سهى فاروق.] قبل ان يطرد حسني مبارك من منصبه، وبعد ذلك ايضاً، ظل حجم حصة الجيش المصري في الاقتصاد موضع جدلٍ كبير. فمن المعروف أن الجيش يشارك في تصنيع كل شئ، ابتداءاً من زيت الزيتون وتلميع الأحذية، وانتهاءاً بمراكز الاقتراع، التي استخدمت في الانتخابات البرلمانية المصرية لعام 2011، ولكن لا أحد يعلم (على وجه اليقين) مدى سيطرة الصناعات العسكرية على اقتصاد البلاد. وقد نقلت تقارير اخبارية أن ...Keep Reading »
Shana Marshall is a PhD Candidate in International Relations and Comparative Politics at the University of Maryland with a concentration on political economy of the Middle East. Her dissertation, “From Oil to Offsets: Rentier State Innovation and the Endurance of Authoritarianism in the Middle East” examines how the region’s regimes are tapping into their trade with Western defense firms in order to secure new rents and deliver crucial patronage to pro-regime constituencies. Her work has appeared in the International Journal of Middle East Studies, Middle East Policy and Political Studies. Research interests include Comparative and International Political Economy, Middle East Politics, U.S. Foreign Policy, and the Politics of Military and Security Institutions. Shana is a 2003 graduate of Hanover College.
Joshua Stacher is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Kent State University. Dr. Stacher is the author of Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt and Syria, which will be published by Stanford University Press in April 2012. His research articles have appeared in Middle East Journal, History Compass, Arab Studies Quarterly, and The British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. Stacher is also on the editorial board of MERIP. He has made media appearances and written commentary for NPR, CNN, BBC, Al-Jazeera English, Foreign Affairs, andJadaliyya, among others. He is also a founding member of the Northeast Ohio Consortium on Middle East Studies (NOCMES). His website can be found here.
"The women express a desire to participate in warfare, and are frustrated when they are forced to remain in the safe houses with the children while the men conduct battle. In 1948, they gain the “right” to guard the kibbutz with hunting rifles. The film concludes with photographs of these women wielding their guns, implying that they gave up their own liberation for the sake of the national struggle and the settler colonial project."click | email | tweet