`Settler societies' are those in which Europeans have settled and become politically dominant over indigenous people, and where a heterogenous society has developed in class, ethnic and racial terms. They offer a unique prism for understanding the complex relations of gender, race, ethnicity and class in contemporary societies. Unsettling Settler Societies brings together a distinguished cast of contributors to explore these relations in both material and discursive terms. They look at the relation between indigenous and settler//immigrant populations, focusing in particular on women's conditions and politics. The book examines how the process of development of settler societies, and the positions of indigenous and
Chapter 10: Between ‘Becoming M'tourni’* and ‘Going Native’: Gender and Settler Society in Algeria
Between ‘Becoming M'tourni’* and ‘Going Native’: Gender and Settler Society in Algeria
Historical analysis of nineteenth-century western colonialism in Algeria invokes a simple dichotomy as a first point of departure: the colonizers versus the ...