Henriette Dahan Kalev
Personal Details: Henriette Dahan Kalev, Professional address: Gender Studies Program,
· Languages I speak, read and write – Hebrew, English, French; I understand and speak Arabic
Education: B.A. – 1976-1978,
Employment History: Since
2002 – Head of Gender Studies Program and Lecturer in the department of
2002-1996 – Lecturer in Public
Administration and Political Science in the
· Courses Taught: Feminist Political Theories, Feminist Methodologies, The Theory and Practice of Democracy, The History of Political Thought, Political Philosophy, Leadership and Feminism, Multi-culturalism and Public Administration, The Politics of Israel, Ethnic Politics, Ethnicity as a Political Resource, Women and Politics, Israeli Feminism, Globalism and the Welfare State, Trends of Globalization and the Welfare State, Introduction to Public Administration, Introduction to Political Science.
· Research Students: I have supervised theses in the areas of feminism, political science and public administration.
Reader for the following academic journals: Criticism
and Theory (Hebrew), Social
Present Research Interest:
There are three different but related areas in which I am focusing my interest at
present: 1) The contribution and influence of gender to various political
ideologies, 2) The relationship between feminism and democracy, 3) The
influence of globalization on the status of women of lower class with special
(a) Authored books
1. Gender, Sex, Politics. Together with Daphna Izraeli, Ariella Friedman, Henriette Dahan Kalev, Manar Hassan, Hanna Herzog, Hannah Nave, Sylvia Fogel-Bejawui, 1999. Tel Aviv: Am Oved (Hebrew)
(b) Articles in academic journals
1. 2003, “Made To Be Inept The Case of the Mizrahi Women” Israeli Sociology (Hebrew). An English expanded version has been accepted for publication by Journal of International Women's Studies
2. 2003, “On the Logic of Feminism and the Implications of African American Feminist Thought for Israeli Mizrahi Feminism” The American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, Vol. 3.
3. 2001, “Tensions in Israeli Feminism: The Mizrahi Ashkenazi Rift”, Women’s Studies International Forum, Vol. 24:1-16.
4. 2001, “You Are So Pretty, You Don’t Look
Moroccan”, Israeli Studies, Vol.
6:1-14. (Reprinted, in Ed.
5. 2001, “The Influence of Feminist Self-Definition on Democratic Attitudes of Managers”, Social Behavior and Personality, Vol. 29: 607-616. (co-authors Ayala Malach-Pines, Sigal Ronen), (Reprinted in 2002, Panim, Vol. 22: 65-71. (Hebrew)
6. 2000, “Feminism and Ethnicity in Education: An Israeli Case Study" Schools and Society, 193-210. (Hebrew)
1999, “Ethnicity in
1999. “Patterns of Oppression in
9. 1997, “Oppression of Women by Other Women”, ISSR (Israeli Social Science Research) Vol.12: 31-44.
10. 1996, ”Israeli Stereotypes’ Discourse” TheEuropean Legacy, (Journal of the International Society for The Study of European ideas) Vol.1: 680-688.
(c) Chapters in academic volumes
Women”: Identity and History”, in
1999, “Identity, Memory and Ethnicity” in
A. Beshara, Ed.
61-75, BetweenThe ‘I’ and the ‘We’;
3. 1997, "Immigrants and The Absorbing Society", in Dalia Ofer, Ed. 177-189 Between Veterans and Immigrants 1948-1951, Jerusalem Ben Zvi Institute, (Hebrew)
4. 2000 “Women In
Small Business in
(d) Articles Accepted For Publication
"The Military Invasion to the Israeli
2. “Affirmative Action” accepted for a special issue of Nashim, appearing in 2004
3. "Mizrahi Feminism". A 8000 critical review of the literature essay to appear in Paula Heiman, The Encyclopedia of Jewish Feminism. Jewish Women a comprehensive historicalencyclopedia. Shalvi Publishing Ltd.
“Inequality and Protest In
Eds. In/equality, Tel Aviv, Adva, (Hebrew)
“Gender and Ethnicity – The Case of Israeli
Women” in Kalpana Mizra and
Melanie Rich, Eds. Jewish Feminism in
(e) Professional Reports
“The Mizrahi Vision” written for Forum For National
2. 1999 report on the Kol
HaIsha Organization, for the Henrich
(f) Book Reviews
1. 2001 Kiddushin By Bracha Seri; Apirion, Vol.6 (A journal of Israeli Literature) (Hebrew).
2. Entanglement of Power: Geographies of Domination/Resistence, edited by Joanne P. Sharp, Paul, 2001, Routledge,Cris Philo and Ronan Paddison, Geography Research Forum, Vol. 21.
3. Engendering Social Policy eds. L..Watson & L. Doyal, Open University Press, Buckingham. September 1999, Israeli Sociology (Hebrew)
(g) Academic articles in non-academic journals – a partial listing
Apart from publishing occasional pieces in newspaper like Ha-aretz, Yediot Aharonot and Globs I have published following articles in general cultural journals.
1. 2001 “The Largely Unknown Treasure of Moroccan Jewish Literature”, The Journal Of Jewish Moroccan Culture. Spring:18-20 (Hebrew)
2001 “Adatiut In
3 1998 “Keshet: The Mizrahi Democratic Rainbow”, Bridges, A Journal For Jewish Feminists And Our Friends, Vol. -36.
“A Critical Discussion about The Feminist Agenda in
5 1997, “Feminism - A Part of the Struggle Against Oppression”, Mifne Research Yad Yaary and Yad Tabenkin -22 (Hebrew).
6. 1999-2000, Ethnicity and The Challenge of Mizrahi Feminism” in Jerusalem Women’s Voices Vol 2: 3-4
(h) Articles at present being reviewed by academic journals
1. “The Relevance of Marxism In The Era Globalization”
2. “On Democracy, Feminism and Non Governmental Organizations”.
3. “Female Genital Mutilation and Human Rights”.
· Public Activity Related to my Academic Work
I have appeared on television programs,
radio programs and been interviewed and consulted by representatives of
newspapers, journals and academic researchers both in