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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Joan W. Scott Do Muslim Women Need Saving? Abu-Lughod Lila Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2013 324 pages. isbn 978-0-674-72516-4 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In 2002, when the invasion of Afghanistan was under way and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Khaled Abu Asbah; Muhammed Abu Nasra; Khawla Abu-Baker This study examines gender perceptions and attitudes of Arab male and female teachers in Israel. This quantitative study includes 302 Arab Muslim male and female teachers in the Arab education system. The results show that participants believe...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... Islamic Feminism in Kuwait: The Politics and Paradoxes Alessandra L. González. New York: Palgrave, 2013. 254 pages. ISBN 978-1-137-30473-5. Reviewed by Jane Bristol-Rhys, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi Islamic Feminism in Kuwait is the product of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 87–99.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., Zayed University, Abu Dhabi INTRODUCTION ontrary to stereotyped beliefs, Arab women in the Middle East have Ccontrol of their own money. Men are expected to pay all household bills and are not allowed to touch any funds with which women may have entered the marriage...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Lila Abu-Lughod Rather than arguing about whether “Muslim women” do or do not have rights, I suggest that we begin from the premise that the concept of, and the practices around, “Muslim women’s rights” have an active social life today that can and should be studied ethnographically. The kinds of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud The paid labor force participation of women in Arab states has always been among the lowest in the world. The same is true for Palestinian Arab women who are citizens of Israel. In sharp contrast, the paid labor participation of Jewish women in Israel is among the highest...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 11–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Penny Johnson; Lamis Abu Nahleh; Annelies Moors In our comparison of marriage arrangements and wedding celebrations during the first and the second intifada in Palestine, we focus on “political marriages” wherein the political activism and affiliation of the marital partners are of considerable...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Nadia Yaqub This article examines the role of the wedding in three Palestinian movies, Wedding in Galilee, Rana’s Wedding , and Paradise Now . It describes how filmmakers Michel Khleifi and Hany Abu-Assad harness the power of the wedding to construct Palestinian selves (and especially gendered...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 125.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Fida J. Adely Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 khaled abu asbag, muhammed abu nasra, & khawla abu-baker  mn  125 THE 2013 JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES BOOK AWA R D FOR OUTSTANDING SCHOLARSHIP IN THE FIELD OF MIDDLE EAST...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 129.
Published: 01 July 2011
... and transformed by the lives of so many surviving women and men former prisoners. To them I remain indebted as long as I live. My heartfelt thanks go to Shahrzad Mojab for inviting me to submit my essay to this special issue. I am extremely grate- ful also to Lila Abu-Lughod, Stefania Pandolfo...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 139–160.
Published: 01 July 2015
... appearance and contributes to his or her beauty. Classical exegetes and jurists often understood the word rigidly, however. Abu Mohammad Ibn Husayn Al-Baghawi ( 1988 , 34), Abu-Jafar Muhammad Ibn Jareer Al-Tabari ( 2004 , 118–19), and Abu al Qasem Mahmud Ibn Omar Al-Zamakhshari ( 2009 , 726–27) argue that a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 416–418.
Published: 01 November 2016
... normative assumptions about who wields power and who can exercise rights, and regional scholars focused on gender, including Lila Abu-Lughod ( 1990 , 2013 ), Fida Adely ( 2009 , 2012 ), and Saba Mahmood ( 2006 ), interrogate the assumptions that render some women “empowered” and others not. Katja Zvan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
... actress Lora Abu-Asʿad appeared on al-Jazeera Mubasher . A male caller expressed disappointment that Syrian drama is nothing but stories of qabadayat , which he argued are far removed from the reality, where men are cowards in the face of state violence. He wanted art to reflect reality and provide...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... procedure, hukm al-mabal , or “adjudication by urination,” appears to have been pre-Islamic in origin, jurists claimed it for their own juristic lineage: the Fatimid judge attributed it to ʿAli; Hanafi Sunnis sometimes attributed the test to Abu Hanifa, founder of the Hanafi school of law (al-Sarakhsi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 November 2015
... from families, friends, and state authorities. Very often family “giving” to such women is a set of demands seeking to regulate them and reshape their conduct. The researchers Khawla Abu-Baker ( 2003 ), Muhammad M. Haj-Yahia ( 1995 , 2000 ), Rivka Savaya ( 1998 ), and Savaya and Orna Cohen ( 2005...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... into her novel about Fatima, the young daughter of a Bedouin lord. In a carefully contextualized manner, she also incorporates Bedouin poems and stories into the narrative, along with references to popular belief in spirits and spirit possession. Anthropologists such as Lila Abu-Lughod and Steve Caton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... work on notions of the self in non-Western societies is needed (Kondo 1990; Abu-Lughod 1986; Lutz 1988; Roland 1988; Khan 2002). Relatively little cross-cultural ethno- graphic work exits, however, that challenges Western assumptions about the idea of desire, particularly in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 November 2015
... academic speakers were twice the number of nonacademic artists and activists. As a result the critical engagement of the conference remained limited to the strengths and weaknesses of academic methodologies, discourses, and analytic frameworks. Lama Abu-Odeh of Georgetown University discussed recent...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
... its continuous war on Iraq. The transparent silhouettes symbolize this visible-invisible tension employed by the US media, military, and government. For example, the Abu Ghraib prison scandal exposed American soldiers’ abuse of Iraqi men but did not publicly mention the soldiers’ consistent sexualized...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 123–124.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2012 contributors mn  123 contributors mn Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud is Assistant Professor of Politics in the De- partment of Politics...