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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 150–155.
Published: 01 March 2022
... deep knowledge of the Qurʾan led her to question all who subverted its message of justice was also smiling. My living connection with the daughter of Isis has been cut. The dozens of faxes from all over the world have faded to white. I did not archive the earliest emails. So I snatch bits...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 261–285.
Published: 01 November 2019
...miriam cooke Abstract This article analyzes recent Iraqi texts, some authorizing and others condemning rape as a weapon of war. The focus is on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) perpetrators of sexual violence, their Yazidi victims, and two women’s demands for reparative, restorative justice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Edith Szanto Abstract During the onslaught of the Islamic caliphate on Kobanî, Syria, media outlets across the globe broadcast pictures of brave and often unveiled Kurdish women fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), a quintessentially male force of destruction. The images...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 337–358.
Published: 01 November 2022
... despite its differences from the previous discursive constitutions of Muslim women in US media. ozum.yesiltas@tamuc.edu Copyright © 2022 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2022 Rojava gender Kurdistan Orientalism Although the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) in 2014...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 November 2022
... Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS as part of the aftermath of the US war against Iraq. However, all too often, women’s stories and women’s contributions and roles in war and conflict are neglected. As horrifying as it is to hear about the suffering of women and children...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 March 2017
... male discourse. While dealing with an Abrahamic religious tradition, El Saadawi never lost sight of her Egyptian heritage. In fact, the “birth” of Bint Allah almost synchronized with the “rebirth” of Isis , the most important goddess in ancient Egyptian mythology. In 1986 El Saadawi’s play Isis...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2021
... on Twitter, in which he reported on daily realities on the ground in an ISIS-occupied part of Syria. The collaboration between Hisham and Crabapple combines Hisham’s analytic biographical lens with Crabapple’s subjective realist illustrations to present personalized perspectives that give a sense...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... There is no longer a “dilemma” attached to supporting a new form of secular democracy because of the conditions the rebellion against the AKP produced. Moreover, secularism is less demonized in the Kurdish area today, given the 2014 siege of Kobanê and ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) violence. As Houzan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 114–117.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Ghoussoub, produced at diff erent moments in her life and in response to particular events in the world. Ghoussoub draws on her life experiences in Lebanon during and before the civil war, her life in exile in London, and her skills as an artist and playwright. Leaving Beirut isis notnot...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 July 2016
... testimonial Bejan Ciyayi, a member of the YPJ, writes: “There are ideological, political and sociological reasons behind my desire to fight against ISIS. I have sworn to defend the Kurdish people against all evil” (Platt 2014 ). Is putting one’s life on the line worth the fight for women’s liberation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 158–161.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Saadawi lived her eighty-nine years. I will try to do the same with Isis, Lilith, and Nawal as my guides. Although my dissertation received high honors, and parts of it appeared in and outside China as journal articles, the monograph faced difficulty getting published because of its “controversial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 423–426.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... With the emancipation of ISIS-controlled Arab-majority areas, such as Mambij, Dirik illuminates the complexity of real political life in light of theories and practices of “democratic confederalism” and “democratic nation” (72). Another important decolonial trope in the book is a nuanced take on “critique.” Dirik...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 126.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Between Two Empires: Ahmet Ağaoğlu and the New Turkey (2003)(2003) andand variousvarious articlesarticles includingincluding “Beauty“Beauty IsIs NothingNothing toto Be Ashamed Of: Beauty Contests...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 March 2021
... herself. The camp’s residents were Syrian Kurds, displaced by fundamentalist rebels, the regime, ISIS, poverty, or some combination of the four. Many were passing time until they could scrape together the money to pay a smuggler to take them to Germany. This issue’s cover art is a portrait, based...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., urf isis deeplydeeply infl uenced by Islam and Iranian tradition, yet insofar as it is a part of peoples’ lives, it is also infl uenced by modernism and everyday experi- ence. Th e third set of standards in this Iranian triptych is based on mod- ernization and Westernization...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 137–138.
Published: 01 November 2008
... articlesarticles includingincluding “Beauty“Beauty IsIs NothingNothing To Be Ashamed Of: Beauty Contests as Tools of Women’s Liberation in Early Republican Turkey,” in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (20042004), andand anan earlierearlier articlearticle onon...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 423–429.
Published: 01 November 2019
... who were kidnapped and sexually assaulted by ISIS militants when they invaded their villages in the north of Iraq in 2014. She interviewed Yazidi women while assisting them in camps for displaced families and women survivors of the ISIS invasion of Mosul. Herself a war survivor and now a women’s civil...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 112–113.
Published: 01 November 2006
...: Muslim Women Speak Out isis a ccollectionollection of academic and non-academic pieces written by Muslim women in the United States and addresses the most controversial questions sur- rounding Muslim women post-9/11. In the introduction, Afzal-Khan lays out her two goals: to bring...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 425–432.
Published: 01 November 2016
... massacred; they were sold into sexual slavery; they were priced at $10 to attract ISIS recruits; and then they were forced to undergo abortions in order to be resold at Islamist slave markets. This series is composed of eleven artworks (six are shown here), each representing an aspect of the terrifying...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in Baʿthist Iraq . New York : Oxford University Press . Brown Lucy , and Romano David . 2006 . “ Women in Post-Saddam Iraq: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back? ” NWSA Journal 18 , no. 3 : 51 – 70 . Brydum Sunnivie . 2015 . “ REPORT: ISIS Executes Nine More ‘Gay’ Men...
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