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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 In 2002, when the invasion of Afghanistan was under way and the drums of war beat on insistently, Lila Abu-Lughod published an article that refused the argument that the United States was engaged in a mission to save women from the Taliban. Laura Bush had famously justified the war...
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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
...Toni Briegel; Jaye Zivkovic TONI BRIEGEL AND JAYE ZIVKOVIC  87 Financial Empowerment of Women in the United Arab Emirates Toni Briegel and Jaye Zivkovic, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi INTRODUCTION...
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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 July 2019) 15 (2): 237–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
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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
... While widely used, this hadith is incompletely transmitted, and its only narrator did not live in the historical period of the person from whom he claimed to have heard it (Abu-Dawud 2009 , 484; Al-Banna 2002 , 132). The veiled women I studied nevertheless embraced this zeena threshold. As I explain...
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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 July 2019) 15 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Research . www.shaikhebrahimcenter.org/en/event/fate . Ibn ʿArabi . 1966 . Fusus al-Hikam , edited by ʿAfifi Abu al-ʿAla . Beirut : Dar al-Kitab al-ʿArabi . Morris James Winston . 2005 . The Reflective Heart: Discovering Spiritual Intelligence in Ibn ʿArabi’s Meccan Illuminations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
... from the 1960s to the present and interviews with screenwriters in Beirut, Damascus, and Paris. Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 gender studies masculinity Syrian drama media fatherhood On September 19, 2009, the actress Lora Abu-Asʿad appeared...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... unintentional religious transgression. However, even the urination test was not always conclusive. The thirteenth-century Shafiʿi jurist Abu Zakariya al-Nawawi warned that in some cases there might be no identifiable genital organ (Rispler-Chaim 2007 , 105–6). Or the urine might exit in equal quantities...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 November 2015
... children, who may also experience a variety of traumas. My interviewees reported receiving insufficient support 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...
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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...