In 2016, Frances S. Hasso published with Zakia Salime Freedom without Permission: Bodies and Space in the Arab Revolutions (Duke University Press). Recent publications also include “Civil and the Limits of Politics in Revolutionary Egypt,” in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (Vol. 35:3, 2015), as well as “Bargaining with the Devil: States and Intimate Life,” in the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (Vol. 10:2, 2014). Her 2011 monograph, Consuming Desires: Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East (Stanford University Press 2011), won a 2011 Outstanding Academic Title Award from Choice Magazine. She is author of Resistance, Repression and Gender Politics in Occupied Palestine and Jordan (Syracuse University Press). She is working on a number of projects on gender in post-revolutionary Egypt and developing an archive-based research project on Palestinian death and birth in Mandate Palestine.
F.S. Hasso and Z. Salime (eds.). Freedom without Permission: Bodies and Space in the Arab Revolutions. Duke University Press 2016.
F.S. Hasso. Consuming Desires: Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East. Stanford University Press 2011.
Reviews of Consuming Desires
Journal of Women’s History review essay (Reynolds)
Contemporary Sociology review essay (Lazreg)
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (Walker)
Middle East Journal (Sonneveld)
Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (Brownson)
F.S. Hasso. Resistance, Repression and Gender Politics in Occupied Palestine and Jordan. Syracuse University Press 2005.
Reviews of Resistance, Repression and Gender Politics
British Journal of Middle East Studies (Sa’ar)
Contemporary Sociology (Hammami)
Contemporary Sociology review essay (Klayman)
Dialectical Anthropology (Bornstein)
Digest of Middle East Studies (Gallagher)
Feminist Review (Sayigh)
Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (Dankel)
F.S. Hasso. “Civil and the Limits of Politics in Revolutionary Egypt.”Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2015: 605-621.
F.S. Hasso. “Bargaining with the Devil: States and Intimate Life.” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2014: 107-134.
Lila Abu-Lughod, Fida Adely, Frances Hasso. “Overview: Engaging the Arab Human Development Report 2005 on Women.” International Journal of Middle East Studies 41:1 Cambridge University Press, (February, 2009) :59-60.
F.S. Hasso. “Empowering Governmentalities Rather than Women: The Arab Human Development Report 2005 and Western Development Logics.” International Journal of Middle East Studies 41.1 Cambridge University Press, (February, 2009): 63-82.
F.S. Hasso. “Culture Knowledge’ and the Violence of Imperialism: Revisiting The Arab Mind.” MIT Electronic Journal of Middle East Studies 7 (Spring, 2007): 24-40.
F.S. Hasso. “Problems and Promise in Middle East and North Africa Gender Research.” Feminist Studies, vol. 31, no. 3 (Fall 2005): 653-678.
F.S. Hasso. “Discursive & Political Deployments by/of the 2002 Palestinian Women Suicide Bombers/Martyrs.” Feminist Review, Issue 81, “Bodily Interventions” (November 2005): 23-51.
F.S. Hasso. “Feminist Generations? The Long-Term Impact of Social Movement Involvement on Palestinian Women’s Lives.” American Journal of Sociology, vol. 107, no. 3 (November 2001): 586-611. Republished in Social Movements: Readings on their Emergence, Mobilization and Dynamics, edited by Doug McAdam and David A. Snow (Oxford University Press, 2009).
F.S. Hasso. “Modernity and Gender in Arab Accounts of the 1948 and 1967 Defeats.” International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 32 (November 2000): 491-510.
F.S. Hasso. “‘The Women’s Front:’ Nationalism, Feminism and Modernity in Palestine.” Gender & Society, vol. 12, no. 4, August 1998: 441-465.
On-Line Publications, Interviews, and Podcasts
F.S. Hasso, Podcast, “Since the Revolutions: The Challenge of Contemporary Middle East Studies.” Stanford University Press Blog, January 4, 2014.
F.S. Hasso, “Alternative Worlds at the 2013 World Social Forum in Tunis,” Jadaliyya, May 1, 2013.
F.S. Hasso, “Arab Feminism,” Interviewed on Riz Khan Show, al-Jazeera, March 1, 2011.
F.S. Hasso. “Shifting Practices and Identities: Nontraditional Relationships among Sunni Muslim Egyptians and Emiratis.” In Family, Gender, and Law in a Globalizing Middle East and South Asia. Ed. Kenneth M. Cuno and Manisha Desai. Syracuse University Press, 2009. 211-222.
F.S. Hasso. “Comparing Emirati and Egyptian Narratives On Marriage, Sexuality, and the Body.” In Global Migration, Social Change, and Cultural Transformation, edited by Emory Elliott, Jasmine Payne, and Patricia Ploesch (New York: Palgrave Publishers, 2007), 59-74.
F.S. Hasso and L.M. Lopez. “Frontlines and Borders: Identity Thresholds for Latinas and Arab American Women,” in Everyday Inequalities: Critical Inquiries, edited by Jodi O’Brien and Judith Howard (London: Blackwell, 1998): 253-279. Republished in Feminist Frontiers VII and Feminist Frontiers VIII, anthology edited by Verta Taylor, Nancy Whittier & Leila J. Rupp (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007, 2008).
F.S. Hasso. Review of Khul‘ Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life, by Nadia Sonneveld (Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2012), in Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, vol. 9, no. 3, Fall 2013: 137-139.
F.S. Hasso. “Review Essay, Desiring Arabs by Joseph A. Massad.” (University of Chicago Press, 2007). Journal of the History of Sexuality 20:3 (September, 2011) 652-656.
F.S. Hasso. Review of Deconstructing Sexuality in the Middle East: Challenges and Discourses, edited by Pinar Ilkkaracan (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2008), in Contemporary Sociology, vol. 39, no. 1, January 2010: 47-48.
F.S. Hasso. Review Essay, “Situating Women and Gender in Militarization, War, and Partition,” in Journal of Women’s History, vol. 20, issue 4, winter 2008: 171-176.
F.S. Hasso. Review of Geographies of Muslim Women: Gender, Religion, and Space, edited by Ghazi-Walid Falah and Caroline Nagel (New York: The Guilford Press, 2005), in Gender & Society, December 2006: 826-835.
F.S. Hasso. Review of The Myth of the Military-Nation: Militarism, Gender, and Education in Turkey, by Ayse Gül Altinay (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2004), in Gender & Society, February 2006: 134-136.
F.S. Hasso. Review of Women and Gender in Early Jewish and Palestinian Nationalism, by Sheila H. Katz (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2003), in The Middle East Journal, Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2004: 163-164.
F.S. Hasso. Review of Birthing the Nation: Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel, by Rhoda Ann Kanaaneh (Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2002), in Gender & Society, Vol. 17, No. 3, June 2003: 482-483.
F.S. Hasso. Review of Queer Nations: Marginal Sexualities in the Maghreb, by Jarrod Hayes (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2000), H-Gender-MidEast, H-Net Reviews, December 2002.
F.S. Hasso. Review of States and Women’s Rights: The Making of Postcolonial Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco, by Mounira M. Charrad (Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2001), in Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 31, No. 6, November 2002: 735-736.
F.S. Hasso. Review of Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race, Media, and the Politics of Antipoverty Policy, by Martin Gilens (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1999), in The Antioch Review, Vol. 58, No. 2, Spring 2000: 246-247.
F.S. Hasso. Review of Building a Palestinian State: The Incomplete Revolution, by Glenn E. Robinson (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997), in Comparative Studies in Society and History, Vol. 41, No. 1, January 1999: 209-210.