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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 104–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Khanum Shaikh Contesting Justice: Women, Islam, Law and Society , Souaiaia Ahmed E. . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2008 . Pp. xiv, 195 . ISBN 978-0-7914-7397-9 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 104  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America Leila Ahmed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011 352 pages. ISBN 978-0-300-17095-5. Joan Wallach Scott, Institute for Advanced Study Leila Ahmed’s Women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Leila Ahmed lahmed@hds.harvard.edu Copyright © 2022 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2022 The first time I met Nawal—at least I think it was the first time—was at a women’s studies conference here in the United States sometime in the early 1980s. All I remember...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Mariam must also deal with her liberal father, who opposes the hijab because of his own internalization of Islamophobic narratives that have become widespread in France. Engaging with feminist and cultural studies by such scholars as Saba Mahmood, Mohja Kahf, Lila Abu-Lughod, and Sara Ahmed, this article...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 July 2019
... home and engaged to her childhood sweetheart, Ahmed. She dreams of dancing onstage with Zakia, her next-door neighbor, an older single woman who works in Zamalek. Under Zakia’s influence, Samra meets and marries a wealthy businessman, Rostom, ending her long courtship with Ahmed and cutting ties...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 157–178.
Published: 01 July 2019
...). Salwa and Ahmed are Sunni Muslims and live in Tripoli with their corresponding families. They are originally from Denniyya, an area erroneously depicted in mainstream Lebanese media as rampant with “Islamist terrorists.” Paradoxically, Denniyya, alongside neighboring Syr, constitutes a summer residency...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
... traditions of anti-clerical popular religiosity or to anti-elitist practices of public (male and female) gender performance. One contributor, Durre S. Ahmed, reminds us that Georges Bataille (Essential Writings, 1998) views sexuality as unfulfilled religious experience. In this collection, popular...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 305–325.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of Amman and Mafraq. The interviewees came from different socioeconomic, cultural, and geographic backgrounds: Hytham was a business owner from the city of Aleppo; Ahmed was a lawyer from the city of Hems; Hasan was a university student from a low-income family from Aleppo; and Rami and Hamdan were poor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., they became connected to other feminist operatives with more experience in on-the-ground activism, and they sought legal counsel and assistance from human rights activists and lawyers (Darwish interview). Ahmed Ragheb, the renowned human rights lawyer, was the lead counsel in the ABZ case. Other lawyers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 455–459.
Published: 01 November 2016
... interventions, whether Assia Djebar’s Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade (French 1985; English 1993 ) or Leila Ahmed’s A Border Passage: From Cairo to America—A Woman’s Journey ( 1999 ). Djebar’s novel is earlier, more experimental, fragmented, and sustained by the dualities of (post)colonial contradiction...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 105–107.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the meaning of the veil, both historically and in the current context, following the events of September 11, 2001. Leila Ahmed focuses entirely on the veil in her con- tribution, “Th e Veil Debate—Again.” Ahmed opens by providing some individuals’ responses when asked why they wear...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 119–122.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nadia Guessous book reviews  mn  119 guard of those who are struggling for women’s rights in Islam” (303). It is unclear if Ahmed thinks the American experience is indica- tive of possibilities elsewhere in the Muslim world, but she seems...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 113–116.
Published: 01 July 2012
... to comparison that Cheref introduces. A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America Leila Ahmed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011 352 pages. ISBN 978-0-300-17095-5. Joan Wallach Scott...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2005
... years by Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim, a communist and member of the Central Commit- tee of the SCP and also a social conservative whose views served the equally socially conservative SCP.13 Here is Ibrahim’s 1952 SWU blueprint for stay- ing true to one’s traditions. She remarked: [W]e do...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 143–154.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of acting in the name of love. Sara Ahmed (2004, 122), in her The Cultural Politics of Emotion, writes: “How does politics involve a struggle over who has the right to declare themselves as acting out of love? What does it mean to stand for love by standing alongside some others...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 March 2021
... see the pride that Layla’s family feels about her ambitions toward becoming a doctor, as well as their overprotection and concern, which is most overbearing in the figure of her older brother, Ahmed. Some of my readers have critiqued our creation of Ahmed’s character for confirming a “stereotypical...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 11–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., it was the fi rst intifada and the resistance took all our minds.” Almost two decades and another more violent and insecure intifada later, in 2006, Ahmed, age 29, from Amari refugee camp near Ramallah and also an engineering graduate from Birzeit University, married Leila, age 22, a graduate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 70–89.
Published: 01 March 2011
... a way to articulate female subjectivity and affirmation within a native, vernacular, Islamic discourse—typically in terms of a general social, cultural, and religious renovation” (Ahmed 1992, 174 – 5). By teas- ing out the difference between European interactions with feminism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 256–264.
Published: 01 July 2021
... that have worked to combat age-old Orientalist assumptions about Muslim women’s oppression, many of them associated with this journal (Abu-Lughod 1998 ; Ahmed 1993 ; Badran 1996 ; Baron 1997 ; Booth 2001 ; cooke 2000 ; Guindi 1981 , 1999 ; Hafez 2011 ; Hatem 2002 ; Moallem 2005 ; Najmabadi 2005...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 466–472.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Marya Hannun References Ahmed Faiz . 2017 . Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Dogangün Gökten Huriye . 2019 . Gender Politics in Turkey and Russia: From State Feminism...