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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Karen G. Ruffle The Female Voice in Sufi Ritual: Devotional Practices of Pakistan and India , Abbas Shemeem Burney . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2002 . Pp. xxx + 209 . $45.00 Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 139–160.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Saba Abbas Abstract This article provides insight into the fashionable veiling trend in Amman, Jordan. Drawing on interviews I conducted in 2011 and 2012, I argue that the women in this study understand veiling to be a means for enhancing, rather than containing, the beauty of the body. Through my...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 July 2015
... working with JMEWS article manuscripts for issue 11:2, which were not intended to be part of a thematic issue. For example, could we consider veiling sartorial practices in Saba Abbas’s article as a kind of (chosen) “skin” (as Siamak Movahedi and Gohar Homayounpour [ 2012 ] argue for how the chador in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 July 2015
... requires following government laws, regulations, and limits. But activists in the group are not wealthy, and external funders often will not support unregistered groups doing independent feminist work. Reem Abbas, journalist and member of NOW reem.shawkat@gmail.com December 5, 2014 ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 157–162.
Published: 01 July 2005
...  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES in the north to the port city of Bandar Abbas in the south, lasting some 22 hours. She weaves the story of this woman’s life and experiences with that of the cities and towns they pass through, including Qom, Kashan, Yazd, Kirman and finally...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 419–421.
Published: 01 November 2016
... example set by the family of the Khedive, in particular the crown prince Tawfiq, who married Amina Ilhami, the granddaughter of the late viceroy, Abbas Hilmi. Their marriage marked a turning point in Egypt because it signaled the decision of the Khedival family to eschew slave concubinage and polygyny in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
... were not free from biased views about the fellahin as being simple, dirty, and ignorant people. One of her pertinent observations is that if Turkish was the language of the ruling elites during Mohammed Ali, Khedive Isma‘il encouraged French and Arabic. While Abbas...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 96–101.
Published: 01 July 2009
... textual analysis of nationalist writing, and in the weaving together of separate spheres, including literature, ethnology, and geography. She gives us sparkling vignettes of Egyptian thinkers, including geographer and anthropologist ‘Abbas Mustafa ‘Ammar, student of Raymond...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 193–197.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., male characters are presented as one of two cliché types. Th ey are either passive, progressive, and contemplative (Talal, Mohammad), or violent, fanatical, and instinctive (Abbas, Ranger). Th e female charac- ters occupy the space between these two extremes. As Camilia explains...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 54–80.
Published: 01 November 2013
... deten- tions (imprisonment without trial or charge) and the subsequent mass hunger strike in the spring of 2012. Earlier, Palestinian President Mah- moud Abbas’s speech at the United Nations brought political prisoners, at least temporarily out of the political shadows,11 as did the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 2–30.
Published: 01 March 2016
... describes how the Celalis “laid waste to the other shore,” prompting Armenians to seek refuge in cities (White 2011 , 255). A third regional crisis spurred Armenian immigration from the east to Aleppo when the Safavid shah Abbas destroyed the Armenian city of Julfa in modern Nakhichevan along the Aras...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... prerogative of those occupying the top of the economic pyramid (Hafez 2001 , 186). Awni, Ahmad al-Ayidi’s disenchanted narrator of his experimental novel An takuna ʿAbbas al-ʿAbd ( Being Abbas El Abd , 2003 ), perfectly sums up his generation’s jadedness and despair: “Egypt had its Generation of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 87–108.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ago considered women’s outdoor exercise a problem, or even un-Islamic, now pro- motes it as a solution to women’s health problems. n the Abbas Abad hills in northeast Tehran is the Mothers’ Paradise, Ione of the city’s 1,357 parks and the first of its four women-only parks...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Ebrahim and Heybat. In April 1964 Ettelaʿat ran a story about three poor boys who were panhandling in Tehran for an abusive boss. Ten-year-old Ebrahim narrated his story: “Until five years ago, I lived with my mother, father, younger brother and sister in the village of Gasht. Abbas-Ali, whose blind...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2018
... divided Nubia between them. Gamal Abdel Nasser’s building of the Aswan High Dam required the forced resettlement of these communities for the sake of national development (Abbas 2014 ). Leftah’s narrator explains, “Islam’s parents told him how they had been settled by the government in this village [Om...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 March 2005
... befell her mentors and peers, Premier Amir Abbas Hoveyda and Minister Farrokhru Parsa, both of whom were executed when the Islamists took over. The WOI did play a role in the 1979 revolution, though not the one its secular feminist leaders had expected. Many of the recruits joined the Islam- 156...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 96–107.
Published: 01 November 2005
... concepts to expand its mandate and lobby governments and key actors in advancing women’s human rights law. NOTES I would like to thank Drewery Dyke, Abbas Faiz, and Angelika Pathak, who were interviewed at AI, International Secretariat...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 133–148.
Published: 01 March 2014
....   S. Gluck and D. Patai. New York: Routledge. 121 – 36. Translated into   Arabic by Abir Abbas as al-Manhaj wa al-Masrah al-Nasawiyah wa-   al-Naq Al-Thatil: Moqabalat ma‘a Nisa’ Sudaniyat, Reader on   Feminism and History, ed. Hoda Elsadda [al-Nasawiyya wa al-Tarikh.   Al-Qahira: Mu’assassat...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
... H. Uçar published an article in Tarihin Sesi (Th e voice of history) which introduced selections from a history of the harem throughout Islamic history written by Cavidan who “married Abbas Hilmi II [r. 1892–1914], the Khedive [viceroy] of Egypt, and became a Muslim” (Uçar 1956, 17...