(see also Western Sahara)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
In the Library: Articles:
Burke, Edmund III. "Parties & elites in North African politics: Algeria & Morocco," Africa Today 18,4 (1971):50-59.
Crawford, David. "How 'Berber' matters in the middle of nowhere," Middle East Report 219 (sum 2001).
__________. "Morocco's invisible Imazighen," Journal of North African Studies 6,3 (2001).
Davis-Packard, Kent. “Morocco pushes ahead,” Christian Science Monitor (11/12/03):15.
Dialmy, Abdessamad. "Moroccan youth, sex & Islam," Middle East Report 206
Goldstein, Eric. "Morocco's dirty war," Nation (1/21/02):7-8.
Ketterer, James. "Networks of discontent in northern Morocco: drugs, opposition and urban unrest," Middle East Report 218 (spr 2001).
Hargreaves, Alec G. "Boys in the mud: Maghrebi filmmakers in France," Middle East Report 211 (sum 1999).
Maddy-Weitzman, Bruce. "Contested identities: Berbers, 'Berberism' & the state in North Africa," Journal of North African Studies 6,3 (2001).
McMurray, David. "Haddou: a Moroccan migrant worker," in E. Burke III (ed.) Struggle & Survival in the Modern Middle East (Berkeley, 1993), pp. 377-94.
Paul, James A. "The Moroccan crisis: nationalism & imperialism on Europe's periphery," Monthly Review 24,5 (10/72):15-43.
Rachidi, Ilhem. "After struggle, new equality for Moroccan women," Christian Science Monitor (10/24/03).
Seddon, David. "Muhammad El Merid: the man who became Qaid," in E. Burke III (ed.) Struggle & Survival in the Modern Middle East (Berkeley, 1993), pp. 211-23.
Silverstein, Paul & David Crawford. "Amazigh activism & the Moroccan state," Middle East Report 233 (win 04):44-48. New government policies toward Berber activism.
Slyomovics, Susan. "A truth commission for Morocco," Middle East Report 218 (spr 2001).
Sweet, Catherine. "Democratization without democracy: political openings & closures in modern Morocco," Middle East Report 218 (spr 2001).
Thomas, Edward H. "The politics of language in former colonial lands: a comparative look at North Africa & Central Asia," Journal of North African Studies 6,3 (2001).
White, Gregory. "Risking the strait: Moroccan labor migration in Spain," Middle East Report 218 (spr 2001).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books:
Balfour, Sebastian. Deadly Embrace: Morocco & the Road to the Spanish Civil War (NY: Oxford, 2002).
Burgat, François & William
Dowell. The Islamic Movement in North Africa (Austin: U. of Texas, 1993).
Crapanzano, Vincent. Tuhami: Portrait of a Moroccan (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 1980).
Davis, Susan Schaefer. Patience & Power: Womens Lives in a Moroccan
Village (NY: Cambridge, 1983).
Fernea, Elizabeth. A Street March in Marrakech (Long Grove IL: Waveland, 1988).
__________. A Street in Marrakesh (NY, 1980).
Hammoudi, Abdallah. Master & Disciple: The Cultural Foundations of Moroccan Authoritatianism (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 1997).
Landau, Rom. Moroccan Drama, 1900-1955 (San Francisco, 1956).
Mernissi, Fatima (ed.) Doing Daily Battle: Interviews with Moroccan Women (London: Women's Press, 1988).
Munson, Henry Jr. (ed.) The House of Si Abd Abdullah: The Oral History of a Moroccan Family (New Haven: Yale U., 1984).
Slyomovics, Susan (ed.) The Walled Arab City in Literature, Archtecture, & History: The Living Medina in the Maghrib (Portland OR: Frank Cass, 2001).
Vogl, Mary B. Picturing the Maghreb: Literature, Photography, (Re)presentation (Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999)
Waterbury, John. North for the Trade: The Life & Times of Hadj Brahim (Berkeley: U. California, 1972).
Woolman, David S. Rebels in the Rif: Abd el Krim & the Rif Rebellion (Stanford: Stanford U., 1968).
In the Library: Fiction
Film & Video:
"Alizaoua" , dir. Nabil Ayouch, 98m. Drama of street children of Casablanca.
"Arab Diaries 5: Home, or Maids in My Family" , dir. Yto Barrada, 26m. From First Run/Icarus. Left-wing Moroccan family & its domestic servants.
"Ben Barka: The Moroccan Equation" , dir. Simone Bitton, 84m. From First Run/Icarus. Revolutionary life & 1965 assassination of leader of the Moroccan independence struggle.
"Saints & Spirits" , dir. Melissa Llewellyn-Davies, 26m. From First Run/Icarus. A Moroccan woman's personal experience of Islam through participation in three religious festivals.
"The Virgin Diaries" , dir. Jessica Woodworth, 56m. From First Run/Icarus. Young Moroccan woman & an American friend search for answers about virginity, sex, love & Islam.
"Women in the Arab World III. Morocco: The Rights of Women" , dir. Froukje Bos, 25m. From Filmakers Library. Sociologist Aisha Belarbi of U. of Rabat explains how Islamic Family Law in Morocco affects women.