Violence and Gender in the “New” Europe: Islam in German Culture

Moving beyond staid stereotypes, Gender and Violence in the “New” Europe draws new conclusions about the role of violence in determining Muslim women’s participation in German public life. [more…]

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Recent / Forthcoming Publications

“Precarious Intimacies: Politics and Solidarities in Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Die Brücke vom Goldenen Horn.” Gegenwartsliteratur: A German Studies Yearbook, vol. xvii, 2018. Forthcoming.

“Precarious Intimacies: Narratives of Non-Arrival in a Changing Europe.” TRANSIT. A Journal of Travel, Migration, and Multiculturalism in the German-speaking World, vol. 11, no. 2, 2018. With Maria Stehle.

“Christa Wolf’s Trouble with Race.” Christa Wolf. Companions to German Culture. Eds. Sonja Klocke and Jennifer Hosek. DeGruyter, 2018, pp. 163-180. [Read more]

“The German Refugee “Crisis” after Cologne: The Race of Refugee Rights.” English Language Notes 2016. [Read more]

“Whiteness, WiG, and Talking about Race.” Women in German Yearbook 2016. [Read more

“’We Must Talk about Cologne’: Race, Gender, and Reconfigurations of ‘Europe.’” 2016. [Read more]



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Violence and Gender in the "New" Europe: Islam in German Culture

"Weber's study undertakes a much-needed comprehensive investigation of the contemporary 'regime of gender violence,' that is, the key role violence has played in defining the position of Muslims in the German public sphere (in the larger European context). Through nuanced theorizing as well as careful historical contextualization, Weber develops an intersectional framework for analyzing gendered violence in a way that does not reinforce racialized discourses of cultural and/or religious difference." [more...]

Palgrave Macmillan, January 2013
ISBN: 978-1-137-00708-7, ISBN10: 1-137-00708-7
252 pages.

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