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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Kathryn Medien Foucault’s Orient: The Conundrum of Cultural Difference, from Tunisia to Japan . Marnia Lazreg . New York : Berghahn , 2017 . 282 pages. isbn 9781785336225. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Marnia Lazreg’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 140–143.
Published: 01 July 2005
...I. Okwuje States and Women’s Rights: The Making of Postcolonial Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco , Charrad Mounira M. . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2001 . xviii + 341 pp. Bibliography, index. $55.00 (cloth). ISBN 0-520-07323-1 ; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 0-520-22576-7...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Valentine M. Moghadam My critique notwithstanding, scholars and students alike will learn a great deal about the politics of crowds in Algeria in 1988–89 and in Tunisia and Libya in 2011. In addition, they will generate discussions among themselves about the political and gender dynamics of mass...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” Gazes on the Tradition of Fattening Jewish Brides in Tunisia Hagar Salamon and Esther Juhasz mn ABSTRACT In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Tunisian Jewish female body was subjected to a dramatic fattening process...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 6–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., in a transnational context, the construction of an anthropology of culture by women of the region and the establishment of a Maghrebi women’s network enabled the torch of women’s rights to pass from women in Tunisia, where the Personal Status Code (PSC) was a model for the region, to women in Morocco, whose...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 354–358.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Lilia Labidi 4. Lacking Brains and Religion first appeared at an exhibit at the Centre Culturel Ibn Zeidoun in el Omran, Tunis, April 13–15, 2015. 3. Amel Karboul first appeared at the third session of the Exposition de Caricatures in Gafsa, Tunisia, November 14, 2014. 2...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rodney Collins This ethnographic essay reflects research conducted in urban Tunisia among two distinct, yet interrelated, groups of young “men who have sex with men” (MSMs). Theoretically, the essay focuses on the politics of identity categories, how these categories travel, and the intersections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 292–313.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Delfina Serrano-Ruano Abstract The social malaise produced by thousands of children born out of wedlock and abandoned is widely understood in the Maghreb. It has opened a breach in traditional Islamic legal discourses as well as social practices regarding the establishment of filiation in Tunisia...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 110–146.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 2001; Hakimian 2001). My focus is on female labor, social policy, and the changing political economy, with an emphasis on Iran (an example of an oil economy), Jordan (a non-oil economy), and Tunisia (a mixed oil economy). Conceptually, I take a feminist political economy...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 267–290.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of vision, doubling, and mirroring, reframing the female body as an absent presence that eludes surveillance and regulation. abutler@kzoo.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2023 Tunisia surrealism women artists contemporary art Knees, shins...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 88–92.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in Tunisia, where women’s rights and the relation between state, religion, and the judiciary were core political issues. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh’s Ideal Refugees explores a different type of female political agency. The prominence of women as “ideal refugees” in the Polisario camps has been crucial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 365–367.
Published: 01 November 2015
... democracy in the new Tunisia. Our aim was to work on behalf of the rights of women that have long been suppressed. The situation of women scarcely corresponds to the legal texts in Tunisia, which hid the reality on the ground. The association has nineteen core members who spearhead activities and projects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 326–328.
Published: 01 November 2020
... with the transition from the official French colonial standpoint that there were no fine arts in Tunisia prior to French intervention to the elevation of Tunisian decorative arts by the late 1950s. By that time, gallery exhibitions displayed a range of decorative arts, including hand-painted silk scarves adorned...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 March 2023
... revolutionary movements? What type of counterrevolution characterized the Arab Spring? How did counterrevolutions succeed? The Age of Counter-revolution answers these questions in eight chapters and 367 pages. Allinson argues that there were revolutions in Egypt, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Tunisia, and Bahrain...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 287–293.
Published: 01 July 2021
... by the author on July 3 and October 11, 2020. After Violence intime Mokded further examined issues of violence and death in her June 2020 exhibition Colorful Trauma , at El Birou Gallery in Sousse, Tunisia. The works for the show were produced during the global lockdown period caused by the COVID-19...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 March 2008
... than useful. Many dilemmas that Rothenberg investigates in Palestine were not, in Tunisia, solved by possession. For example, in the case of infertility, when, 30 years ago, the daughter and son-in-law of a close friend of the family I lived with could not conceive, no possession like...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 249–257.
Published: 01 July 2023
... uprisings, the comics renaissance prevailed, and artists from Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, and elsewhere were galvanized by the events rocking their countries, while they faced severe censorship and often risked their lives. Jacob Høigilt ( 2019 : 14) explains that a new generation of Arab artists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 69–71.
Published: 01 March 2020
... is to advance the study of the Arab family. One might ask what would be gained and lost through geographic designations like the Middle East or Southwest Asia/North Africa. Indeed, Lamia Benyousef suggests that for Tunisia, “Arab” is not a helpful category of analysis. Moreover, the decision to privilege...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 246–251.
Published: 01 July 2018
... . “ Tunisia Follows Lebanon in Banning Wonder Woman Screenings Because Lead Actress Gal Gadot Is Israeli .” Daily Mail , June 9 . www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4588694/Tunisia-follows-Lebanon-banning-Wonder-Woman.html . Williams Zoe . 2017 . “ Why Wonder Woman Is a Masterpiece...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of the police and secu- rity forces. The groundswell of protest in Tunisia, enabled by its labor movement, young people, and a cross section of opposition groups and citizens unseated President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. It was this success that galvanized those in Egypt to break the fear...