Can Palestinian Men be Victims? Gendering Israel's War on Gaza
July 28, 2014 8:06 PM   Subscribe

[T]he difference between Palestinian womenandchildren and Palestinian men is not in the production of corpses, but rather in the circulation of those corpses within dominant and mainstream discursive frames that determine who can be publicly mourned as true “victims”[...]

Maya Mikdashi offers a critical framework for understanding the roles of men and "womenandchildren" in the discourse around their victimhood.

via user Golden Eternity.

Please take note that this is a specific article with a specific thesis and that there is already an existing thread for generalized discussion of the current bloodshed in Israel/Palestine.
posted by threeants (0 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Probably better to let this be in that existing thread you're linking to; I don't think a disclaimer against talking about the subject prompting an article that then discusses that subject as part of its basic framing is really practical, especially for such a charged subject. -- cortex


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