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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Mervat F. Hatem This paper examines the work of Egyptian ‘A’isha Abdel Rahman (who acquired the pen name of Bint al-Shati’ in the 1930s) on the tarajim (biographies) of women of the prophetic households published in the 1950s and the 1960s. It begins by shedding light on personal and intellectual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 127–130.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Asma Abdel Halim Islam and Social Policy , Heyneman Stephen P. , ed. Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press , 2004 . 218 pp. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 BOOK REVIEWS  127 (26-30), one of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2015
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 154–167.
Published: 01 March 2017
... state criminalized sexual harassment in response to “tremendous pressure” from below. 31 HarassMap’s el-Shafei cynically notes that sexual harassment is the “favorite social cause” of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (inaugurated June 8, 2014) as indicated by a series of measures adopted by the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 November 2005
... University Press, 2004. 218 pp. Asma Abdel Halim, Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Toledo Th is is an important book that brings one side of Islam to the West that since 9/11 has shown a growing interest in Islam and Muslim societies. It is accessible to diff erent levels of readers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2005
... government position of Amna Abdel Rahman Hassan et al. (1986) did not take a negative position toward elements of “women’s culture.” Samira Amin Ahmed et al., taking a liberal-to-moderate position, more openly criticized circumcision, the zar, and other customs: Another set of constraints on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 March 2014
... The Sudanese who were graduate students during the times I was at the University of Khartoum or around doing research were Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed, Samia El-Nagar, Balghis Badri (I met her as a senior in Ahfad secondary school in 1961; she eventually studied at the [university...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 110–112.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Lohman focuses on how Umm Kulthum portrayed herself publicly as a mother, believer, humanitar- ian, national symbol, and political activist, and artist. She argues that through careful self-presentation and strategic actions, the singer sus- tained her career after Gamal Abdel Nasser’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2012
... vagaries of domestic politics and the calculations of those in power—is itself instructive. During the “Arab Cold War,” which pitted Gamal Abdel Nasser’s pan-Arabist socialism against the Wahabism of the Saudis, they were jailed in Egypt; but in the 1970s when Anwar Sa- dat embraced Islam, they were...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 November 2015
... political economy contextualization. He discussed the mega-infrastructure and construction-centered basis of the alliance between Persian Gulf governments and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and the alliance’s pattern of upper-middle-class moral wars to restore its political power in the face of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 323–342.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in Egypt has been recognized and challenged (Abdel Monem 2015 ; Al-Ali 2014 ; FIDH et al. 2014 ; Hafez 2014 ; Langohr 2013 ; Naber 2011 ; Shash 2013 ; Tadros 2015a ), there is a conspicuous absence of scholarship on men’s experience of sexual assault in these same protest spaces. The omission...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 338–342.
Published: 01 November 2018
... President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi into the discussion (100). Although Kraidy’s analysis of creative insurgency is promising, his conflation of modern state sovereignty and biopolitical power leaves him in a recursive loop, as if repeating a revolutionary chant. Ernst Kantorowicz’s study of medieval...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 31–55.
Published: 01 July 2007
... MUSTAFA SADIQ AL-RAFI‘I Ibrahim al-katib (Ibrahim the writer), by Ibrahim Abdel Qadir al-Mazni (1889–1949),10 was published in 1931. Al-Mazni tells the story of how he came to write the book, suggesting that the inspiration for it was purely serendipitous. Having encountered an Austrian woman who...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 82–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... thousands of protestors. These events had a direct impact on the revolt of January 25, estab- lishing the April 6 youth movement. Co-chaired by Israa Abdel Fattah (a 26-year-old female human resources manager) and Ahmed Maher (a young man of about the same age with an extensive...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Middle East and in Egyptian activists’ mobilizational strategies, I find the work of Abdel- Salem Maghraoui very instructive. Maghraoui argues that Egyptian lib- eral reformers in the 1920s and 1930s envisioned a political community defined in exclusion of the Arab-Islamic characteristics...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 March 2014
....   Keynote upon receiving an award for Lifetime of Distinguished   Scholarship, Sudan Studies Association, University of Pennsylvania,   May 24-26, 2013. Art and Memory: Sudanese in Exile. Lecture at the Abdel Karim   Merghani Center, Omdurman, Sudan, June 2, 2008. With Jonathan Friedlander, American...
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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 November 2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... uprisings, labor unrest, Arab nationalist fervor spearheaded by Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser, Palestinian resistance and solidarity, and wars with Israel. Fadia found her Aramcon-American identity orphaned and moored in Beirut. Her Arab classmates perceived her as a bizarre anomaly: an Arabian girl...