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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 414–418.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Zeena Yasmine Fuleihan zeena.fuleihan@duke.edu Arab American Women: Representation and Refusal . Michael W. Suleiman , Suad Joseph , and Louise Cainkar , eds. Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2021 . xxi + 488 pages. isbn 9780815637097 . Copyright © 2022...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Leila Ben-Nasr Contemporary Arab-American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Citizenship and Belonging Fadda-Conrey Carol New York : New York University Press , 2014 . 243 pages. isbn 9781479804313 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Amaney Jamal AMANEY JAMAL is an Assistant Professor of Politics at Princeton University. Her current research focuses on democratization and the politics of civic engagement in the Middle East. She extends her research to the study of Muslim and Arab Americans, examining the pathways...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 83–85.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Amira Jarmakani Race and Arab Americans Before and After 9/11: From Invisible Citizens to Visible Subjects , Jamal Amaney Naber Nadine , eds. Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2008 . Pp. xiii, 378 . ISBN 978-0-8156-3177-4 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 5. Arab Camp in foreground; American Camp, also known as “Dhahran Camp,” in background. Oilmen unselfconsciously established Dhahran Camp as a colonial implantation. Most of the American inhabitants were white Texans hailing from oil towns. Note the stark difference in construction More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
... “Arab family” placed a double duty on women activists in official Arab American public politics. Engagements with normative concepts of belonging to an “American family” entailed a gendered strategy of resistance in which Arab American official politics deployed women’s narratives to humanize...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2021
... with them) as radical elements. Debates over the social implications of women’s factory work exploded in the pages of the Arab American press in the 1920s. On one hand, a second-wave Arab feminism emerged in the mahjar, where women elaborated on the “new woman” ( al-marʾa al-jadida ) liberated by enhanced...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., and translator in the North American mahjar (Arab diaspora). A discussion of Karam’s novel, Fatima al-Badawiyya ( Fatima the Bedouin ), published in New York City in 1909, explores the author’s engagement with gender politics within a hybridized cultural space. Such attention also reveals the transnational...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 March 2019
... catalyzed a revolution in the life of each participant. Nadine Naber, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, a specialist in Arab and Arab American feminist studies, and an expert on Arab American women’s struggles, writes: I have never before witnessed a space like the Arab Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Nada Elia BOOK REVIEWS  85 literary anthologies “ally themselves with various canons and also how they draw on discourses of racial identity” (173), in “Grandmothers, Grape Leaves, and Kahlil Gibran: Writing Race in Anthologies of Arab American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 81–109.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., gender and sexuality, and Arab Americans. Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 Rita Stephan  mn  81 CREATING SOLIDARITY IN CYBERSPACE THE CASE OF ARAB WOMEN’S SOLIDARITY ASSOCIATION UNITED...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award in 2004. She founded the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS); the Arab Families Working Group; and the Middle East Research Group in Anthropology, which evolved into the Middle East Section of the American Anthropological Association. She also...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Suad , and D’Harlingue Benjamin . 2012 . “ The Wall Street Journal’s Muslims: Representing Islam in American Print News Media .” Islamophobia Studies Journal 1 , no. 1 : 132 – 64 . Joseph Suad , and D’Harlingue Benjamin , with Wong Ka Hin . 2008 . “ Arab Americans...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 291–316.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Susanna Ferguson Abstract In 1874–75 American Protestant missionaries in Beirut published two astronomy textbooks in Arabic. While male students at the Syrian Protestant College studied Cornelius Van Dyck’s Foundations of Astronomy , girls at secondary schools—the highest level of female education...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of Politics at Princeton Univer- sity. Her current research focuses on democratization and the politics of civic engagement in the Middle East. She extends her research to the study of Mus- lim and Arab Americans, examining the pathways that structure their pat- terns of civic engagement in the US. She...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 March 2006
... volumes. Her current research interests include Egyptian women’s literature as social discourse and Arabic language retention and processes of Americanization among Arab Americans. Diane Singerman is an associate professor in the Department of Government, School of Public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 195–215.
Published: 01 July 2022
... for Online Dating .” BBC News, December 10 . https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-30397272 . Haddad Y. Yazbeck . 2011 . Becoming American? The Forging of Arab and Muslim Identity in Pluralist America . Waco, TX : Baylor University Press . Haddad Y. Yazbeck , Smith Jane I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... Arab-Americans in Dearborn find themselves similarly in a “geography of despair,” as the geographer Harold M. Rose has described the spaces of Black urban impoverishment. In this place of “almost irredeemable poverty,” Inhorn emphasizes the similar social-structural position of Black Detroiters...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 March 2013
... in Lebanon, earned her a P.E.O. Scholar Award and an American Association of University Women’s Dissertation Fellowship. Her publi- cation topics include Lebanese women’s movement, social movements, activism, social networks, gender and sexuality, and Arab Americans. Faedah M. Totah is Assistant...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 133–134.
Published: 01 July 2010
... in the historical ethnography of Arab cultural practices, social networks, and intellectual exchanges in the Americas. His book, Another Arabesque: Syrian-Lebanese Ethnicity in Neoliberal Brazil (2007), won awards from the Arab American National Museum and the Brazilian Studies Association. His work...