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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 103–106.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Roberta Micallef Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy: Islamist Women in Turkish Politics , Arat Yeşim . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2005 . Pp. x, 150 . ISBN 9780791464663 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2010
... debate on women’s political participation through such segmented public activism has provided Islamist women with the political leverage to begin undermining segmentation, further expanding the range of opportunities for women’s activism. STACEY PHILBRICK YADAV...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 357–378.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Nadje Al-Ali; Mashuq Kurt Abstract This article explores the complex and intersectional identities and positionalities of Kurdish Islamist women activists in Turkey in the context of heightened violence and tensions linked to the ongoing Turkish-Kurdish conflict. While both female Islamist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Michaelle Browers A series of forums have put Arab nationalists and Islamists in dialogue and contributed to the construction of discursive frames that facilitate cooperation in mobilizing support and in confronting various issues of common concern. However, the “women question” presents...
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 4. The negative effect of Islamist strength on women’s political rights in the Arab world increases as US troop deployments in the MENA region rise, 1980–2010. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 125–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
... , and Üstek-Spilda and Alyanak 2016 . 11. See the BBC News interview with members of the Women in Mosques Movement under BBC News Türkçe 2018 . References Aksoy Hürcan Aslı . 2015 . “ Invigorating Democracy in Turkey: The Agency of Organized Islamist Women .” Politics and Gender 11...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 6–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., strengthened by the transnational Islamist dynamic, was calling for a referendum on the PSC, its promulgator, President Habib Bourguiba, was deposed. The second Republic chose to continue the policy of the first, and brought the women’s movement into association with other Tunisian political forces...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Minister Erdoğan took dictatorial control. The head scarf movement and women were of central importance to the rise of Turkey’s Islamist conservatism. In the 1980s updated booklets ( ilmihal ) about Islamist rules and principles for daily life brought Islamist rebirth to large numbers of women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 131–133.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... This illustrates the Saudi state’s attempt to incorporate modernity while preserving Islamic authenticity. In this process, both liberal and Islamist women have come to rely on the authoritarian state for the protection of their interests. While liberal women demand that the government give...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
... contributions to the continuing debate about Arab women and their affective engagement with Islam. The two overlapping themes in these publications are, first, the appeal and perspective of a post-Islamist political society in Muslim majority contexts, primarily using Egypt as an example, and, second, probing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2013
... ap- paratus) and hostile to women’s rights” (5), instead dividing ulema into independent and state-affiliated groups. The independent ulema -par ticipated in the formation of Islamist parties which Salime introduces. After a brief discussion of Arabization in Morocco and its impact on women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 100–103.
Published: 01 July 2008
.... Rethinking Islam and Liberal Democracy: Islamist Women in Turkish Politics Yeşim Arat. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005. Pp. x, 150. ISBN 9780791464663. Reviewed by Roberta Micallef, Boston University Yeşim Arat’s work, Rethinking Islam...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 193–201.
Published: 01 July 2020
...-class NGOization and to PA femocracy, was quickly filled by Islamist activism represented by Hamas, the Islamic Resistance Movement in Palestine. Chapters 3 and 4 turn to chart Hamas’s rise as it drew in refugee and rural women, who were now attending universities in greater numbers. The Islamists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 26–49.
Published: 01 March 2023
... Identities: Criticizing Patriarchy in Turkey , edited by Özmen Ahu and Dönmez Rasim , 113 – 47 . Lanham, MD : Lexington . Aksoy Hurcan Asli . 2015 . “ Invigorating Democracy in Turkey: The Agency of Organized Islamist Women .” Politics and Gender 11 , no. 1 : 146 – 70...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 111–113.
Published: 01 July 2013
... in contemporary Egypt are shaped as much by historical process of secular state-building as they are by religious teachings. She writes: As modern subjects of a so-called secularizing state, activist Islamist women experience and reproduce the projects of modernization, 112  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... My study of gender and sexuality in Muslim northern Sudan under- scores the coexistence of two transnational institutions: the Sudanese Com- munist Party (SCP) and its afflliated Sudanese Women’s Union (SWU); and the Islamist state as represented by the National Islamic Front (NIF) and its past...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
...) is an important point of contrast to scholarly works on Gulf studies or even for subsets of political Islamists throughout the Middle East for whom Islam is never separated from fashion, tradition, and design. The book is well written and theoretically important for extending discussions of Muslim women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 82–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... existed in Sudan in the 1980s, one that represented the secular left epitomized by the Sudanese Women’s Union and another that adopted the culturalist nationalist or Islamist approach. Despite the seemingly oppositional directions of these movements, however, Hale discerns a common...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 112–115.
Published: 01 July 2007
... convincingly argues that these women are indeed political, as they off er a counter-discourse as against mainstream secularist views, a perception that is reinforced by the endowment’s location in Fatih, a deeply pious section of Istanbul and a stronghold of the Islamist party. Raudvere grapples...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... groups, and Islamist movements. Th e comparative nature of the study transcends conventional geographic and thematic boundaries. Th e purpose of this examination was to ascertain diff erences and/or similarities among two population groups, Muslim women in the secular Republic...