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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 454–456.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Maryam Zehtabi Iranian Women and Gender in the Iran-Iraq War . Mateo Mohammad Farzaneh . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2021 457 pages. isbn 9780815637103. Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 Mateo Mohammad Farzaneh’s book...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... Researchers have assumed that religious zealotry was the primary inspiration for boys to enlist in the Iran-Iraq War (1980–88) after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, ignoring the ways in which class inflected boyhood. While religious fervor may have been a motivation for some of the poor and working-class Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 64–95.
Published: 01 March 2021
... revolutionary culture. Finally, it contends that only with the consolidation of Khomeini’s power and the start of the Iran-Iraq War is this figure renamed Zainab and sustained as a central icon of the Islamic Republic. Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 References...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., and reproduction in the Palestinian struggle. With Penny Johnson, Joseph went on to edit a 2009 special issue of JMEWS titled “War and Transnational Arab Families.” Mateo Mohammad Farzaneh ( 2021 ) published his book Iranian Women and Gender in the Iran-Iraq War , based on his extensive research about Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 2019
... . In Last Scene Underground Varzi offers a politically resonant story that captures the stifling atmosphere of repression and its impact, particularly on young people in Iran; the social and political crises of mass emigration and drug addiction; and the enduring traumas of the Iran-Iraq War. At the end...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Shahla Talebi This paper journeys along the theoretical and historical trajectories of the early stage of post-revolutionary Iran, marked by an external war with Iraq and internal political suppression. Specifically, it grapples with the intricacies of loss, mourning, and survival in the meanders...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Gohar Dashti was born in Iran in 1980, a year after the Iranian Revolution and the beginning of the war between Iran and Iraq. The Today’s Life and War series reflects her experiences growing up in Ahvaz, near...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 157–162.
Published: 01 July 2005
... Like Us (Persheng Sadegh-Vaziri) 2003, 60 minutes Reviewed by Shahla Haeri, Department of Anthropology, Boston University With lifting up the social restrictions in the aftermath of the Iran-Iraq war, and beginning in the early 1990s, Iranian cinema found a new...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 March 2016
... publication who was born in 1979, linked the development of her revolutionary consciousness to her parents’ involvement in the revolution and their humanitarian work during the Iran-Iraq War. Leila described both of her parents as becoming revolutionary religious, in contrast to the “ordinary” religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 147–151.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... During the Iran-Iraq war from 1980-88, Ayatollah Khomeini’s clerical regime in Iran funded the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, a ruling Iraqi Kurdish political party, in their fi ght against Saddam Hussein. Th e Turkish and Iraqi governments have strategically collaborated in their dual eff orts...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Manual of Mental Disorders ( DSM ). Departing from the DSM ’s universalizing logic, Behrouzan transliterates the Persian term depreshen as a condition specific to Iranian social existence, particularly since the Iran-Iraq War. Behrouzan’s informants frame their depreshen as a feature of the 1980s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
...-editor of the journal Jerusalem Studies in Jewish Folklore. Shahla Talebi is an Assistant Professor in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona State University. Born in Iran, Talebi lived through the Iranian Revolution, the Iran-Iraq War, and a severe period...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... security and an avenue to the fulfillment of patriarchal societal expectations of wifehood and motherhood. In chapter 7 Yaghoobi analyzes the film Showkaran ( Hemlock , 2000), directed by Behruz Afkhami, and homes in on the period after the Iran-Iraq War (1980–88), when the ruling elite encouraged young...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2023
... the eight years of the Iran-Iraq War (1980–88) as the ruling regime ostensibly advocated for institutionalized artistic and literary works. Under the aegis of such a cultural exfoliation, the postrevolutionary female poets—Daneshvar and Behbahani as the voices surviving the revolution—vibrantly reverted...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in these and other interstate (Iraq–Kuwait, IranIraq) conflicts, which turned the area into an active and enduring war zone. During the 1991 Gulf War, the United States encouraged the Kurds of Iraq to revolt against 64  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Baghdad; however, when they revolted, the US...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 220–239.
Published: 01 July 2021
... and their consequences in educational, occupational, and public spheres concerns Fereshteh Molavi’s short story “Of Mutts and Men.” The story takes place in the years right after the Islamic Revolution and during the Iran-Iraq War, when everything was rationed and the citizens had to stand in lines for hours for basic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
... society. There is little research about the Iraqi Baʿthist regime’s handling of nonnormative sexualities and masculinities. Regime propaganda during the Iran-Iraq War (1980–88) propagated a crude heroic and heterosexual military masculinity (Saghieh 2006 , 242; Rohde 2010 , 124–43). Previously...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 423–429.
Published: 01 November 2019
... consequences. When I identified myself as an Iraqi woman and survivor of three wars—the Iran-Iraq War of the 1980s, the 1991 Gulf War, and the 2003 US invasion and occupation of Iraq—I purposefully avoided linking my identity to an Arab or Muslim heritage. I considered that Iraqi women are best identified...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
... walls. (Kar 2006b, 284)1 If, during the fi rst years of the revolution and throughout the Iran-Iraq war, women more than men were condemned to silence and invisibility in public spaces, when Mohammad Khatami was elected president by a landslide vote in 1997, the Islamic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 117–123.
Published: 01 March 2015
... outside to stop. Despite my fear, a sense of solidarity prevailed: I was surrounded by my family, and somehow I felt protected as we all sang and played games in the dark. That was the first time I had seen destruction of that magnitude. “It is because of the Iran-Iraq War,” he said with a low...