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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Neha Vora A Society of Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power, and Reform in Saudi Arabia Le Renard Amélie Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2014 . 224 pages. isbn 9780804785440 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 There is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Zahia Smail Salhi Polygamy and Law in Contemporary Saudi Arabia , Yamani Maha A. Z. . Reading : Ithaca Press , 2008 . Pp. xii, 275 . ISBN 978-0-86372-326-1 . Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 134  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:1...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 131–133.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Annemarie van Geel A Most Masculine State: Gender, Politics, and Religion in Saudi Arabia , Al-Rasheed Madawi . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2013 . 333 pages. ISBN 978-0-521-12252-8 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Madawi Al-Rasheed Modern Woman in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Rights, Challenges, and Achievements . Hend T. Al-Sudairy . Cambridge : Cambridge Scholars , 2017 147 pages. isbn 1443872814. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Academic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sanna Dhahir Abstract Saudi fiction written by women reflects the rapid changes witnessed by Saudi Arabia as a result of oil wealth and globalization. Increased education and work opportunities, exposure to the outside world, and a better awareness of the cultural and political dynamics at work in...
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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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 235–237.
Published: 01 July 2015
... current historical moment. Seven entries were published in issue 11:1, and a final set of entries will be published in issue 11:3.—The Editors Editors’ note: A number of activists in Saudi Arabia declined to write about specific “feminist formations” they were involved in. The editors asked Al...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
... studied so far in Saudi Arabia,2 could be interpreted as resistances that show the capacity of “subordinates” to act autonomously, as James Scott (1985, 1990) argues in his influential works. One could suggest that in a context where pub- lic morality is strictly controlled by the state and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 149–182.
Published: 01 November 2010
... cultural marketplace. Girls of Riyadh exemplifies this process as an avowedly fictional work lauded (like much Arabic literature in translation) as pro- viding sociological insight into the lives of young people in Saudi Arabia today—a truth effect, a notion of experience as transparently...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 236–241.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Saffaa Hassanein Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 In November 2012 I published in a photo-essay a body of artworks titled I Am My Own Guardian to criticize the discriminatory laws requiring male guardianship of adult women in Saudi Arabia (Muftah...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 362.
Published: 01 November 2018
... living room evokes the domestic intimacy of an upper-middle-class abode in Medina on January 24, 1937, five years after the founding of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It portrays a family world that preexisted such national entities and a lifeworld bound to others before the cultural reconfigurations and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 450–452.
Published: 01 November 2016
... coexisting masculinities. If we agree that the authenticity and reach of neologisms depends on their grounding in Arab sociocultural life, then the potential for marjala is vast. The word is commonly used in daily language and Arabic cultural productions from Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ethnographic material. A Most Masculine State: Gender, Politics, and Religion in Saudi Arabia Madawi Al-Rasheed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 333 pages. ISBN 978-0-521-12252-8. Reviewed by Annemarie van Geel, Radboud University...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 242–243.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Activism in Saudi Arabia takes many forms, most of which are not formal or recognized as activism. The Sunday Women Group (SWG) was established in Riyadh in January 1994 by a group of academics from King Saud...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Nancy L. Stockdale Films screened at Arab Film Festival Texas ,, Wadjda . Al Mansour Haifaa , director (Saudi Arabia/Germany, 2012) Nesma’s Birds . Ali Najwan and Ali Medoo , directors (Iraq/United Kingdom/Netherlands, 2013) Om Amira . Ismail Naji...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 275–283.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Rima Dunn; Adam George Dunn Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Some Islamic countries, such as Saudi Arabia and Iran, prohibit sales of the Barbie doll, because she promotes “degenerate values,” leaving them to the black market. The Saudi religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 96–107.
Published: 01 November 2005
... the key development in AI’s transformation. AI began to campaign against what it called gender apartheid in Saudi Arabia and in a series of reports declared that women in Saudi Arabia suff ered from arbitrary arrest, vague or unwritten laws, unfair trials, torture, degrading punishment, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 133–136.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., Al-Rasheed, extensively relies on the concept of modernity without exploring its multiple meanings and uses in previous academic literature. A Most Masculine State is an enjoyable and high-quality book that will be of interest to academics and students working on Saudi Arabia, to those...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Alliances: Institutionalizing Gender and Women’s Studies in the Arab Region; Paths Forward,” on August 29–30, 2012, at the University of Jordan in Amman. Fourteen scholars engaged in teaching or research in gender and women’s studies or both from universities in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 July 2014
... governed by Islamic philosophy, one can infer similar challenges typical of Islamic societies. In Saudi Arabia—an extremely conservative society in the Middle East—Hazbo Skoko (2011, 210) finds that “[w]omen are clearly underrepresented as early-stage entrepreneurs.” However, Oman has a...