Gender and Israeli Society
This volume of essays by prominent researchers in Israeli history and society is the first of two interconnected volumes engaging with the concept of 'women's time'. It recounts stories and histories of women, along with other marginalized groups, categories and classes, and places them back into history. The studies in this volume illuminate the complex and multifaceted nature of issues of feminist concern, asking whether the manifestation of women's interests as a class brings women into the public sphere or whether it induces compliance with national interests. 'Women's time' involves resistance to self-evident and often patriarchal truths and knowledge, and, by creating a model for the investigation of other obliterated narratives, serves the well-being of all, in Israel and beyond.