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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of American Arabia and Wartime Beirut (2009). It considers the geopolitics of oil and the worlds it produced in the intimate relations and domestic quarters of the Aramco oil camp in the 1950s and 1960s, in the authors’ childhoods in Beirut during the Lebanese civil war, which also involved US imperialism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 36–58.
Published: 01 March 2022
... nationalism American imperialism In 1966 Iran issued a postage stamp to celebrate Nurses’ Day ( fig. 1 ). It featured a student nurse wearing a cap and pinafore and holding a candle—reminiscent of Florence Nightingale and her lamp—and taking an oath. The stamp presented the trained nurse as a symbol...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in these representations is not just some nightmare left over from American involvement with the Taliban, but a reflection of the violence that neo-imperial, global capitalism inflicts on women’s bodies. LIPSTICK AND NAIL POLISH: “I AM A PERSON AFTER ALL” Imagery of neoliberal emancipation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Then, focusing on the experience of male interpreters, chapter 4 argues that the “hyperpatriarchy” (37) of a postoccupation Iraq allows for a sense of fraternity between American and Iraqi men that enables male interpreters to forge “cultural forms of belonging” (173–77) within and between Iraq and the United...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
... contexts and how the writers’ social position as diasporic women informs their literary production. For Jarmakani, the American desert romance novel, marked by the use of the desert and the sheikh as tropes, models imperial constructions of gender and sexuality that not only produce heteronormative...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and the circumstances of the protests, it captures points of encounter between the real and the art world. Some of these creations, shown as large-scale reproductions of digital images in Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings , an exhibit on display at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 119–122.
Published: 01 July 2012
... 2012 book reviews  mn  119 guard of those who are struggling for women’s rights in Islam” (303). It is unclear if Ahmed thinks the American experience is indica- tive of possibilities elsewhere in the Muslim world, but she seems to be making...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 265–267.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., overdetermined inherited understandings—even demolitions. References Hasso Frances S. 2001 . “ Feminist Generations? The Long-Term Impact of Social Movement Involvement on Palestinian Women’s Lives .” American Journal of Sociology 107 , no. 3 : 586 – 611 . Mannheim Karl . 1954...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Palestinian American activist. The US flag hijab from Shepard Fairey’s “We the People” series has become the symbol of resistance against an exclusionary, Islamophobic, xenophobic, and patriarchal nationalism. Yet the actions and symbols that suggest the inclusion of Muslim women often reify difference even...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and Women’s Studies (www.aucegypt.edu/igws) at the American University in Cairo. Sedef Arat-Koç is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. Her current research focuses on the racialization of Arabs and Muslims...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 453–457.
Published: 01 November 2017
... local—national or regional—contexts rather than as an appendage of contemporary Euro-American epistemologies and intellectual histories.” Harlow’s work exemplified this critical literary history from the early 1980s. Harlow more than once drew on the Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o, who in 1981...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 256–264.
Published: 01 July 2021
... Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam develops a concept of affective insurgency “as a spiritually embodied practice of social protest.” She contextualizes the Islam of women of color in the United States through “Black liberation, antiracism, and anti-imperialism in the United...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and North American governments and international organizations, “working against FGM” is a prudent addition to your mission and goals statement (Gruenbaum 2005). International plat- forms, conventions, and treaties on women or children routinely include anti-FGM clauses, while governments have been...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2012
... are most fully and rapidly assimilating into the distinctively American tradition of activism in pursuit of justice and who now essentially made up the van- book reviews  mn  119 guard of those who are struggling for women’s rights in Islam” (303...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 121–123.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... At several junctures Mahdavi also reflects at length on her own position as an Iranian American in Iran. In this respect the book recalls Azadeh Moaveni’s Lipstick Jihad (Public Affairs, 2005), a memoir that likewise offered a compelling, often surprising account of romantic and sexual relations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and American femi- nist groups and organizations on a number of topics, there have hardly been any initiatives of exchange or cooperation with groups and orga- nizations in the Middle East. In the present environment, when popular feminisms are saturated with Orientalist, elitist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2012
... issue, we stand at the nexus of a burgeoning interest in the fields of sexuality and Middle Eastern studies. This is, in part, due to a recent proliferation of queer area stud- ies scholarship within the Anglo-American context, as well as a pressing need to undo the Orientalist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... health studies, and feminist international relations theory. Paul Amar is Associate Professor in the Global and International Studies Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also holds affiliate appointments in Feminist Studies, Sociology, Middle East Studies, and Latin American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., and several North American and European cities sought to replace earlier forms of healing with modern scientific methods. Medical faculties were established in the Middle East throughout the nineteenth century: in Cairo and Istanbul (1827); in Beirut—the Syrian Protestant College (1867; SPC, later renamed AUB...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 64–95.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Perez for International Solidarity Week with Latin America, in which a gun-holding fist grows from the contours of the South American continent (internationally disseminated with English, Spanish, French, and Arabic translations). 17 In the Iranian version, the gun-holding fist grows out of Iran. 18...
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