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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and recognizes that mixing and migrations, forced or desired, shape and define all families. It explores the look, feel, and sounds of lifeworlds in the US imperial outpost of Aramco using an immense archive of family photographs and Fadia Basrawi’s memoir, Brownies and Kalashnikovs: A Saudi Woman’s Memoir...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 March 2024
..., gender, and race. The category of “woman” becomes an important venue to manage statelessness, create an important archive for Kurds, challenge ongoing colonialism in Kurdistan, and challenge US imperialism. Therefore “Kurdish woman” constitutes an important spatial and historical terrain for Kurdish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 60–80.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., this paper finds that the soldier justified British imperialism in Dhofar through his implicit assumptions of “knowing more” and “knowing better” than the Dhofaris/Arabs, even concerning their own nature, desires, and interests. Using these assumptions, the soldier was able to imagine himself as an “imperial...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 9. An Aramcon road, with the smoke and fires of the oil refineries in the background disrupting its tidiness and ordinariness and reminding us of the imperial context of the “suburban” scene and its artifice in 1948. The back of the photograph includes Basrawi’s Arabic notations More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... In light of the escalating use of FGC in inflamed journalism, misplaced condemnations, and the continuing globalization of the movement for change, I argue we must not cede terrain to the arrogance of such voices, lest we find ourselves complicit with the conflagration undermining human dignity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 12–35.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Hagit Krik Abstract British women have hitherto been almost absent from the history of British colonialism in the Middle East, and particularly in Mandate Palestine (1918–48). By using an individual tale of a British nurse as a vantage point, the article explores the personal and professional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
... interpreters. Illuminating how the patriarchal logics of US imperialism permeate Iraqi women’s lives, the third chapter provides a nuanced description of the double bind that Iraqi female interpreters face while working on US military bases. Specifically, Campbell shows how Iraqi women employed by US...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Seçil Yılmaz Abstract Late Ottoman physicians used medical advice literature to impact syphilis transmission and treatment by cultivating men’s rather than women’s hygiene, self-care, and sexual practices. Soldiers and migrant workers were understood to be the main vectors of syphilis beginning...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
... imperial tropes to cross borders and be readable to international audiences, particularly Western ones. I wish to warmly thank Lalla Essaydi for generously permitting the use of her photographs as illustrations for my article and the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies reviewers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 265–267.
Published: 01 November 2018
... on the Aramco campus in Dhahran from the 1940s through the 1960s. There the extraction of oil to reinforce US imperialism also fed repressive forms of local government in Saudi Arabia. The authors’ account of their lives during and since the Lebanese civil war shows how imperialism manifested itself...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., and class-specific biases, there is the potential danger that if and when Turkish feminists do engage in a dialogue with other feminists in the Middle East, this might very well take place in roles assigned to Turkish feminists by US imperialism or the self- prescribed roles...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 367–372.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Uncompromised , distances herself from her Arabness while also using her Lebanese Druze background to construct a public identity ultimately centered on loyalty to US imperialism. The chapters consistently demonstrate that the consequences of being labeled bad girls are stigmatization, exclusion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 131–136.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and the parochial through detailed yet subjective illustrations of scenes from the global war on terror. Her gritty style appeals to an aesthetic dimension that demands an engaged reckoning with the complex realities of US imperialism. In striving to render the “beauty” of Mohammed’s curls even as she recognizes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 246–251.
Published: 01 July 2018
.../scottmendelson/2017/05/30/wonder-woman-review-dc-comics-best-film-since-the-dark-knight . Noy Becca . 2017 . “ Wonder Woman Gal Gadot’s Interview with Ch. 2 News Censored due to Lebanon Boycott Question .” Jerusalem Online , June 2 . www.jerusalemonline.com/culture-and-lifestyle/us-publicists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Sudan in their attempts to impose specific ways of wearing tobes on Sudanese women. One of the book’s critical interventions is to argue that Sudanese women use their bodies to “talk back,” employing their tobes (174) as vehicles to express and communicate their status, feelings, and intentions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
... rejected (structurally speaking, as Mizrahim) by the Zionist imperial whiteness that they thought would save them. The hope of Iraqi Zionists was muddled. Some remained perpetually disillusioned as the intractability of their new reality revealed itself, while some used this spurning to fuel more staunch...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in imperial and neoliberal global frames. The positioning of security, freedom, and multiculturalism as technologies of empire enables us to think more concretely about the transnational ramifications of US national discourses. Particularly, in the last chapter her analysis of the heteronormative love story...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 122–131.
Published: 01 March 2024
... and political entanglement between SWANA and settler-colonial economies in the global North is an imperial project of geopolitical consolidation using the data economy as a means of securing state sovereignty where it is increasingly challenged by gender- or sexually deviant subjects. For example, the Canadian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2024
..., whereby imperial British agents used women’s rights as a rhetorical device to further their colonial rule while undermining those very rights. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak ( 1988 , 1996 ) also has shown how British colonial agents justified their colonial domination in India in the name of liberating...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
...’ lives. In both cases, the fi nal result, in terms of the newly emerging nation- alist discourse of the 1950s, was the portrayal of an image of strong and infl uential Ottoman women. In terms of women’s history, the use of sources found in the harem archives, mostly written by imperial...