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Gema Martín Muñoz
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Gema Martín Muñoz

Biography Gema Martín Muñoz (Madrid, Spain, 1955)
Gema Martín Muñoz is Professor of Sociology of the Arab and Islamic world at Madrid Autonoma University. She is a columnist for the newspaper El País on Arab and Islamic subjects. Her research interests include the sociopolitical situations in Middle East countries; Islamist movements and Muslims in Europe. She is editor of Islam, Modernism and the West: Cultural and Political Relations at the End of the Millennium (1999) and author of Arab State. Crisis of legitimacy and islamist reactions (2000) and Iraq, a failure of the West (2003).
She is also the author of various publications, including: Aprender a conocerse. Percepciones sociales y culturales entre España y Marruecos (Madrid: Fundación Repsol-Fondation Hassan II pour les Marocains Résidant à l’Étranger, 2001); El Estado Árabe. Crisis de legitimidad y contestación islamista (Barcelona: Ediciones Bellaterra, 2000); El Islam y el Mundo Árabe. Guía didáctica para profesores y formadores (Madrid: Publicaciones de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional, ICMA, 1996, 2nd edition 1998); Mujeres, desarrollo y democracia en el Magreb (Madrid: Ediciones Pablo Iglesias, 1995).