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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 179-198.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Ariel M. Sheetrit Abstract This article presents an analysis of the Moroccan writer Leila Abouzeid’s Rujuʿ ila al-tufula ( 1993 ; Return to Childhood: The Memoir of a Modern Moroccan Woman , 1998) through the prism of relational theories of autobiography. It exposes narrative strategies of voice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 10-36.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Bettina Dennerlein This paper focuses on competing appropriations of international women’s rights standards in the framework of the Moroccan Equity and Reconciliation Commission (ERC) and its follow-up projects. I argue that, even if the ERC’s gender approach has been introduced as part of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 37-62.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Susan Slyomovics Fatna El Bouih stands as a well-known Moroccan activist whose life embraces a remarkable trajectory and a wide array of roles: former political prisoner, writer, academically trained sociologist, witness, individual claimant for truth commission reparations, and, most recently...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 80-97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... postcolonial Morocco, addresses Moroccans, and focuses on class exploitation and neocolonialism. Dreams , in contrast, is an autobiography first published in English almost three decades after Tomorrow ; it addresses a Western audience and examines Mernissi’s childhood experience of extreme gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 73-95.
Published: 01 November 2005
... call for trials of torturers at Derb Moulay Cherif, Casablanca’s secret detention center, especially a trial for the head of operations, Youssfi Kaddour, considered responsible for their deaths (Moussadak 1999:np). Although the Moroccan state has imprisoned tens of thousands...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 286-306.
Published: 01 November 2019
... always imply a cultural acceptance of their choice to do so. Gender, religion, and race have all influenced how North African women describe the experience of writing about their lives, and how their audiences receive such efforts. The Moroccan author Leila Abouzeid ( 2003 : 158), for example, has argued...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 6-28.
Published: 01 March 2005
... series of books on the lives of “women of the Prophet” pre- sented as paragons of virtue and active involvement in the community. A few decades later, Moroccan sociologist Fatima Mernissi as a secular feminist published a book that would be widely regarded as a pioneering text of...