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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 147–151.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Nina Laven A Thousand Sighs, A Thousand Revolts: Journeys in Kurdistan , Bird Christiane . New York : Ballantine , 2004 , xxii + 405 pp Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 BOOK REVIEWS  147 come...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
... between their memories, narratives, and agency, on one hand, and the hegemonic discourse on victimhood in Kurdistan-Iraq today, on the other, as well as the interweaving of their individual coping strategies and the institutional processes for dealing with the past in Kurdistan and Iraq. Thus the paper...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Sharon Linzey BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS  103 International Conference on Kurdish Women for Peace and Equality, March 8, 2007, Erbil, Southern Kurdistan Sharon Linzey Vanguard University of Southern California...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Hotel with lots of food, dancing, and socializing with everyone con- nected to the conference. International Conference on Kurdish Women for Peace and Equality, March 8, 2007, Erbil, Southern Kurdistan Nadeen El-Kassem University of Toronto...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 68–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
...J. Andrew Bush Abstract Based on ethnographic fieldwork in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, this article tracks the imbrication of ordinary and mystical desire in the life of a Muslim man who disavows pietistic forms of ethical striving. It examines the way tropes of desire from Sufi poetry affect...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
... commander published in Kurdistan with the biographical interview of a lower-ranking peshmerga conducted by myself for “Western” academic purpose. In so doing, the article highlights differences in dealing with the experience of defeat and harmed masculinity, which result from the situatedness of memory...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 July 2016
... renders women socioeconomically and politically vulnerable, susceptible to male oppression, gender prejudices, and inequality, the Partiya Karkerên Kurdistan (PKK) includes one of the largest contingents of armed women militants in the world (Yildiz 2013 ). Female combatants from the Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... participating in a modern nation-building process in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq in the period of 1991–2003. The study is based on fieldwork among Kurdish women in Canada, Britain, Sweden, and Iraqi Kurdistan. We have analyzed the activities of four women’s organizations in the diaspora and have traced...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... research focuses on Iraqi Kurdistan and the Iraq, and her research interests include issues of identity, memory, gender, urban-rural dynamics, and knowledge production. Her Ph.D. thesis on resistance and the making of collective identity in Iraqi Kurdistan was published in 2003...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
... refugees in camps in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Iraqi Kurdistan. Gendered images have also been distributed by local political factions involved in the Syrian uprising, which include the Assad regime and its Shiʿi allies; the opposition, including various Sunni factions and remnants of the Free Syrian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 144–147.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Sighs, A Th ousand Revolts: Journeys in Kurdistan Christiane Bird. New York: Ballantine, 2004, xxii + 405 pp Nina Laven, University of Michigan Most recent ethnographic studies of Kurdish populations have, out of necessity, focused on the dynamics...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Emine Rezzan Karaman Abstract This article analyzes the construction of motherhood as a form of political agency in Turkey with particular references to the Saturday Mothers and the Peace Mothers, respectively, the mothers of the disappeared and the mothers of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 47–68.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Senem Kaptan Abstract Despite being exempt from compulsory military service, women have been indispensable in their roles as mothers of conscripted soldiers in the conflict between the Turkish military and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Based on in-depth interviews conducted with twenty women...
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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 (2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Esin Düzel Kurdish Life in Contemporary Turkey is quite timely. Currently, as peace negotiations take place between the Turkish state and the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (Partiya Karkên Kurdistan or PKK), public discussions center on human rights violations and undemocratic policies. Grabolle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 March 2022
... party dictatorship and Saddam Hussein’s legacy, and the US-led invasion and posterior occupation. While doing so, Ali brings forward the lived experiences of the eighty women she interviewed while doing fieldwork in 2010 across Arab Iraq and Iraq Kurdistan, whose voices bear the mark of the particular...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 424–432.
Published: 01 November 2022
... itself. From time to time the artist’s eyes encounter the participants, engaging in a dialogue without words, the needle talking for them. Roze is an Iraqi Kurdish artist. Like many of the younger generation of Kurds who grew up after 2003 in the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq, she doesn’t...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 423.
Published: 01 November 2022
... another: the Syriac genocide in 1914–20, the Armenian genocide that began in 1915, then the policies of genocide and assimilation targeting the Kurdish people. . . . By itself, Mardin is like a prototype of Kurdistan: centuries-old peoples, each with their own painful history, holding on to a profound...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... .” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 13 , no. 3 : 354 – 75 . Allison Christine . 2001 . The Yezidi Oral Tradition in Iraqi Kurdistan . Richmond : Curzon . Amy de la Bretèque Estelle . 2012 . “ Voices of Sorrow: Melodized Speech, Laments, and Heroic Narratives among...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 March 2021
... sans Frontières (MSF) to document their maternity clinic in the Domiz Refugee Camp in Iraqi Kurdistan. For a week I drew dozens of sketches—families about to take the dangerous journey to Europe, young mothers, a wedding-dress shop, a newborn baby joyously howling at the new world in which she found...