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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 March 2007
... feminists would especially benefit from regional transnational links—given the nature of the social, economic, political, and geopolitical challenges that face the women and the people of the region in an age of capitalist globalization and empire—the paper warns that some dominant feminisms in the region...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 356–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Sara Pursley The Age of the Efendiyya: Passages to Modernity in National-Colonial Egypt . Lucie Ryzova . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 . 304 pages. isbn 9780199681778. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 A welcome and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., sexism, and colonialism were only a few of the questions we were all too familiar with, issues that later became the impetus for our first publication. Our first book, In the Middle of It All (2018), addressed the question of coming of age. Often described as a rite of passage or a transition...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 206–208.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Tara Stephan Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture . Eve Krakowski . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2018 . 350 pages. isbn 9780691174983 . Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 80–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
... females aged 15–64 and 0.4% of non-Qatari females in the same age group. The study provides important indices and conclusions, e.g., a substantial percentage of the participants have experienced violence, with most violence occurring within the family, from family males such as brothers, fathers, or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Blue Aubergine (1998) as representative of the New Age feminist writing of Jil al-Tisʾinaat. This antiestablishment form of feminism rebelled against the ideologies of previous movements. It distorted the conventional binaries, such as secular versus Islamic, and promoted hybridity. Finally, it...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., and high levels of violence against camp Palestinians in particular. Analysis of the “self” stereotypes (and of their absence) points to a “collectivization” of personal narratives, as well as factors such as social status, age, educational level and degree of patriotism that differentiate the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 157–178.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Sabiha Allouche Abstract This article draws on a year of fieldwork conducted in Lebanon to highlight the paradoxical entanglement of power with romantic love in Lebanon, evident in the intricate gendered, aged, classed, and sect-related negotiations that accompany courtship periods. In addition...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 344–366.
Published: 01 November 2019
... participation in the workforce and higher education. The study, derived from fifteen qualitative interviews with Qatari women aged twenty-six to fifty-six, unearths certain trends in participant views on gender roles, modern development, and tradition. The participants express satisfaction with and a desire to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... 2, No. 1 (Winter 2006). © 2006 66  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES ual relations” (49-59). While acknowledging the differences in the patterns of marriage, DeJong et al. identify certain recent general trends as being “rising age at marriage for both sexes; early...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Iran-Iraq War childhood boy soldiers Pahlavi Iran class Many observers of the Iran-Iraq War (1980–88) argue that religious zealotry explains why Iranian boys, most between ten and fourteen years of age, fought in the war...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 118–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
... yet at the same time as women dismiss these im- ages as “not tesettür,” they also accept that there are questions of age, personal preference, and style when making choices about dress. These focus group discussions betray a general understanding that the way women wear tesettür...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 121–123.
Published: 01 November 2011
... reduces this to a “comparative” approach between doctrine and practice that fails to connect them. Neither does she man- age to integrate the history of the city and its political economy into her analysis of social classes and public opinion, and she leaves the reader wondering about the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., experience, and wisdom as a midwife, mother, and decision maker. Meanwhile, Tahereh gradually loses her power due to the political reforms outside of the prison, aging, and reaching the point of meaninglessness in her life. In each of the three historical periods, a teenage prisoner represents...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 July 2015
... November 1, 2014 www.nazra.org Nazra for Feminist Studies The 2011 revolution and its aftermath changed the landscape of public space for women, as huge numbers of women and men of different ages, social backgrounds, and political affiliations became involved. The revolution led...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., builds on an exciting body of anthropological literature that explores “lived masculinities.” She completed interviews with fifty men of various ages and socioeconomic backgrounds whom she had previously met during trips to Egypt in the 1980s and the early 2000s. The men were similar in being emotional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... ways Wadjda is a coming-of-age story that follows the tropes of that Hollywood genre, complete with the quest to possess a magical object that signifies the freedom of adulthood. The young girl invests tremendous power in the bike, viewing it as a ticket to personal freedom in a stifling, unsettled...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2009
... conducted studies on Middle Eastern masculini- ties in the age of new reproductive technologies and globalization and reproductive tourism in the Arab world. She is the founding editor of JMEWS and co-editor of the Berghahn Books Series on Fertility, Repro- duction and Sexuality. Pardis Mahdavi is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
... International Institute, and the UCSB Program in Middle Eastern Studies. In an era dominated by communications and technology and characterized by the mass reproduction and transmission of ideas, im- ages, sexualities, commodities, and knowledge, Arabs, the Middle East, and Muslim...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 126–127.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 7, No. 2 (Spring 2011) © 2011 126 CONTRIBUTORS mn  127 Economy and Religion” in Muslim Societies in the Age of Mass Consump- tion, edited by Johanna Pink...