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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 254–255.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Maya Mikdashi Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 This dissertation is an ethnography that focuses on competing discourses and practices of secularity in contemporary Lebanon. It is situated at the intersections of legal anthropology, theories of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 346–348.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Amal Eqeiq Native Tongue, Stranger Talk: The Arabic and French Literary Landscapes of Lebanon Hartman Michelle Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2014 . 368 pages. isbn 9780815633563 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Mandate Syria and Lebanon (1921–46). The French metropolitan system of regulated prostitution was imported yet transformed in the mandate region as women performers were sorted into legitimate, if morally suspect, foreign artistes and autochthonous performers defined as prostitutes by decrees and codes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 326–336.
Published: 01 July 2017
... photographer from Saida (Sidon), Zaatari’s coastal hometown in south Lebanon. The book was created to coincide with the first exhibition of El Madani’s work in the United Kingdom, which was cocurated by Zaatari at the Photographer’s Gallery in London in 2004. El Madani opened his Studio Shehrazade in Saida in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Suad Joseph SUAD JOSEPH is Professor of Anthropology and Women and Gender Studies and Director of the Middle East/South Asia Studies Program at the University of California, Davis. She has carried out urban and village fieldwork in her native Lebanon, including on the politicization of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Zeina Zaatari Zeina Zaatari earned her PhD in cultural anthropology with a designated emphasis in feminist theory from the University of California at Davis. She conducted fieldwork with women’s groups and women activists in South Lebanon detailing their life histories and the ways they...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... infertility experience of two groups of Palestinian men, one living in Israel and the other in Lebanon. The study is based on ethnographic interviews conducted with 24 men between 2003 and 2007. The findings cluster at three levels of daily experience. At the subjective level, men express a sense of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Amina Jamal Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject , Mahmood Saba . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2004 . Pp. xvi, 233 . ISBN 9780691086958 . An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon , Deeb Lara . Princeton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Ray Jureidini From a series of interviews with Lebanese middle- and upper-class women in their latter years, the paper traces an oral history of domestic service in Lebanon over the past century. The interviews reveal various periods when women and girls were recruited from the local village poor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nadine Naber This article is based on ethnographic research among southern Lebanese in Dearborn, Michigan, in the aftermath of the 2006 war in Lebanon. It focuses on the significance of family and gender in the intensification of long-distance nationalism among Lebanese in diaspora. The war...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... privilege a redemptive narrative, where former fighters are shown as regretful, even feminized, “little men” on par with other human victims of a senseless war. This narrative is meant to counter the widely held notion in Lebanon that militiamen bear a large part of the responsibility for the war. At the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 November 2018
... sources also disseminate health messages, influencing people’s health choices and health behaviors (Wakefield, Loken, and Hornik 2010 ). This essay relies on a content analysis of forty-three articles published between August 28, 2015, and June 28, 2017, in Lebanon that used key terms related to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 142–145.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Technologies: Sunni and Shia Perspectives Marcia C. Inhorn and Soraya Tremayne, eds. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012. 338 pages. ISBN 978-0-85745-490-4. Reveiwed by Jocelyn DeJong, American University of Beirut, Lebanon Even a casual observer would...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Rosemary Sayigh This paper examines representations of “self” embodied in the life histories of women members of a Palestinian refugee camp community in Lebanon. Stereotypes of “self” are inherently ambivalent (Guttman 1988) as sites of both subjection and resistance. This ambivalence is strongly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 November 2016
...’ mothers in Israeli public life changed since the 1982 Lebanon War? At the center of the discussion is David Grossman’s novel To the End of the Land (2008). I argue that the author posits “the flight from bad tidings” as both a maternal strategy and the author’s psychopoetic strategy. This article examines...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2007
... suffering and a little-appreciated aspect of Middle Eastern men's reproductive lives. This article examines men's experiences of varicocelectomy, particularly in Lebanon, where the surgery is commonly carried out on both infertile and fertile men's bodies, despite significant controversy and critique...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 71–97.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Jared McCormick This inquiry explores questions of movement and tourism in relation to sexuality within the context of Lebanon’s nascent gay travel industry. The first section examines how imagery of Arab men is mediatized and circulated, with (un)intended effects. Many of the images take form...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 120–144.
Published: 01 November 2009
... nationalism, bilocality and bifocality, and nuclearity. Presenting the case of five closely related and connected families from the same Christian village in the Metn region of Lebanon, the paper argues that their experiences offer new insights into the relationship between nation and family, and nation and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Elizabeth Claire Saylor Abstract This article examines the Arabic fiction of ʿAfifa Karam (1883–1924), an overlooked contributor to the nahda , or the Arabic cultural renaissance of the mid- to late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Born in Mount Lebanon, Karam became a novelist, journalist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., and as embodied in their lives at present. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Saudi Arabia Lebanon US empire intimacy Aramco This article is academic and personal, produced by three sisters about their mother’s life and their lives as shaped by...