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By Frances S. Hasso,Zakia Salime

As the 2011 uprisings in North Africa reverberated around the heart East, a various pass part of girls and women publicly disputed gender and sexual norms in novel, unauthorized, and sometimes stunning methods. In a chain of case experiences starting from Tunisia's 14 January Revolution to the Taksim Gezi Park protests in Istanbul, the individuals to Freedom with out Permission demonstrate the centrality of the intersections among physique, gender, sexuality, and house to those groundbreaking occasions. Essays contain discussions of the blogs written by way of younger women in Egypt, the Women2Drive crusade in Saudi Arabia, the reintegration of ladies into the general public sphere in Yemen, the sexualization of girl protesters encamped at Bahrain's Pearl Roundabout, and the embodied, performative, and creative areas of Morocco's 20 February stream. Conceiving of revolution as affective, embodied, spatialized, and aesthetic different types of upheaval and transgression, the participants express how girls activists imagined, inhabited, and deployed new spatial preparations that undermined the public-private divisions of areas, our bodies, and social kinfolk, continually remodeling them via symbolic and embodied transgressions. 

Contributors. Lamia Benyoussef, Susanne Dahlgren, Karina Eileraas, Susana Galan, Banu Gökariksel, Frances S. Hasso, Sonali Pahwa, Zakia Salime

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