Mervat Hatem


Mervat Hatem is professor of political science at Howard University.

Articles by this Author
Gender and Islamism in the 1990s

In response to the patriarchal tendencies of the Islamist cultural revolution, a small group of Islamist and other Muslim women have reclaimed Qur’anic and other textual interpretation for their own purposes. The result is a new space...

Gender and Revolution in Egypt

Gender and Counterrevolution in Egypt

The 18 days of revolution beginning on January 25, 2011 united Egypt. A wide range of citizens, men and women, veiled and unveiled, young and old, middle-class and working-class, stood behind the goals of ending the 30-year rule of Husni Mubarak...