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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall Abstract In Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits Laila Lalami writes about a clandestine crossing from Morocco to Spain. Within this story she reveals the effects of this crossing on the changing religious beliefs of her two central female characters. While a probing critique...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 330–343.
Published: 01 November 2019
... with Spanish nationalist dignity rather than with Moroccan independence. Instead of concluding that Spain’s colonization of Morocco is not good, Bertrana concludes that it is not good enough . Her writing perpetuates centuries-old Spanish Orientalist stereotypes, thus complicating the glorified history...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 122–123.
Published: 01 July 2013
... areas are migration and diaspora, Orientalism and cross-cultural representation, and the ethno-racial and gender politics of literacy. Her current project centers on contemporary uses of Muslim Spain. Civantos has studied or conducted research in Spain, Argentina, Chile, Egypt, Syria...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 March 2022
... was pessimistic about the future of the region, she replied in Arabic: I am always optimistic; I even obtained an Award of Optimism from Spain recently. Optimism and hope extend my life. I transform every negative thing into a positive one; I transformed my prison experience into a positive experience, and any...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 8–39.
Published: 01 November 2014
...- selves—at least in part—for the losses caused by the commercial as- cendancy of the northerners.” These “impoverished societies” came to include Italian city states such as Venice and Genoa, Spain, and parts of the Ottoman Empire, particularly its North African provinces. In the case of North...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 88–90.
Published: 01 July 2009
... religions, and who lived their Arab Jewish identity as one of wholeness rather than fragmentation—until the creation of 90 ./ JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:2 “the Jewish state.” And Jews and non-Jews alike, in various parts of the world (e.g. Muslims and Jews in Spain during...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Of the four schools of legal interpretation accepted by Sunni Muslims, Ma- likism was favored almost exclusively in Islamic Spain. Th e fatwas, legal responsa, and scholarly opinions on matters of Islamic law (shari‘a) also refl ect a Maliki perspective. A very detailed introduction gives way...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 90–93.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Women’s Studies 2009 90  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:2 “the Jewish state.” And Jews and non-Jews alike, in various parts of the world (e.g. Muslims and Jews in Spain during the Inquisition, non- Catholics in Central America during the Spanish Conquest), have had...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 149–163.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Up) movement; in Egypt with the Kefaya (Enough) movement and its anarchist tendencies; in Spain with the Indignados/as (Indignant Ones) movement; in Iceland with the so-called “Kitchenware Revolution”; in the “Arab Spring” insurrections in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya; and now in the actions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 104–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... pilgrimage in Nîmes, the number of pilgrims arriving from the far reaches of France and Spain peaked at one hundred thousand for the day, a number also attained in the decades after they left Algeria for a French state contracting from an overseas empire to a nation confined to its hexagonal European borders...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 485–491.
Published: 01 November 2021
... rulers of her childhood and much to Egyptian feminists. “I got my ideas of women’s liberation mainly from Egypt, not much from Spain, because we used to get Egyptian newspapers, and there were Egyptian female writers in the paper,” she recalled. “They presented new ideas to us; I was a devoted reader...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 40–61.
Published: 01 November 2014
...; the Occupy movements; Sudan’s Girifna (“We Are Fed Up”) movement; Egypt’s Kefaya (“Enough”) movement; Spain’s Indignados/as (“Indignant Ones”) movement; Iceland’s “Kitchenware Revolution”; the “Arab Spring” insurrections in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya; and the actions emanating from Taksim Square/Gezi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
... mistakenly called Sephardim, derived from the Hebrew word, sfaradim (Spaniards). The Sephardim are descendants of the Jews who were expelled from Spain in 1492, and they constitute one group of the Mizrahim. 3. Clare Louise Ducker’s (2005) findings on Israel’s demographics...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of women as the archetypal classless and sectless civilian victims. Unlike other countries around the world, those in the MENA are moving forward with efforts to process recent and ongoing conflicts. For example, in Spain, the chapter of Francisco Franco’s violence and the country’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 4–31.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... Civantos’s main research areas are migration and diaspora, Orientalism and cross-cultural representation, and the ethno-racial and gender politics of literacy. Her current project centers on contemporary uses of Muslim Spain. Civantos has studied or conducted research in Spain, Argentina, Chile, Egypt, Syria...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Simoneau. 8. According to some sources, this custom was practiced in Tunis, the capital, only by members of the local Jewish community, known as Toinsa, and not by the European-oriented descendants of Jews exiled from Spain, known as Grana. On these two communities see for example Valensi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 23–42.
Published: 01 March 2024
... militancy and left Egypt for Spain for several years in the mid-1980s. While there, she wrote a memoir but lost the manuscript. In 1991 she published an Arabic translation of Tony Cliff’s Class Struggle and Women’s Liberation . In 1996 her sweeping and deeply personal critique of her own Student Movement...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the following verse from Surah 7: It is He (Allah) Who created You from a single person, And made his mate of like nature, In order that he might dwell with her (in love). (81) The textual presence of Ibn Hazm (994–1064), one of the greatest intellectuals of Muslim Spain, 12 is of great importance...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . La mémoire de l’autre . Paris : Stock . Sezgin Paméla Dorn . 2005 . “ Jewish Women in the Ottoman Empire .” In Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry: From the Golden Age of Spain to Modern Times , edited by Zohar Zion , 216 – 37 . New York : New York University Press . Shohat Ella...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... at least one female student (Figure 6). And the American master Mohamed Zakariya, who, like Hilal, holds ijazas from Hasan Çelebi and is thus her peer, has taught a number of women including Elinor Aishah Holland in the United States, Nuria García Ma- sip of Spain, and Deniz Öktem Bektaş...