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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Aisha Geissinger Women, Islam, and Abbasid Identity . El Cheikh Nadia Maria . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2015 . 160 pages. isbn 9780674736368. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 In this thought-provoking book Nadia...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
...-class Parsee girl and those in her household during the events of India’s Parti- tion. Specifi cally, the construction of each novel around the maturing protagonist—a nearly-adolescent Aisha in Th e Eye of the Mirror, aandnd a somewhat younger Lenny in Cracking India—places this character’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 419–421.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... The new ideology of the family that was accepted by the middle and upper classes was promulgated by modernist intellectuals, including the women known as the first feminists, such as Aisha Ismat al-Taymur, Zaynab Fawwaz, and Malak Hifni Nasif. This new understanding of the family and of women’s roles...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 July 2005
... Shi'ism in the modern era, Islamic sources venerated and idealized the persona of Fatima, even as they high- lighted her role in Shi'ite martyrology. Among the other notable women of Islam, including the Prophet Muhammad’s wives, Khadijah and Aisha, Fatima’s historical role remains unique...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... expectations. One example occurs in Aisha al-Dawsary’s Mawʿid muhimm jiddan ( A Very Important Appointment , 2011 ). Hussein lives between tradition and modernity unsure of the role he is supposed to play. The marriage of his eldest sister to a poor cousin puts a strain on his meager income, his teenage...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 183–189.
Published: 01 November 2009
... militarization and confl ict in civilian zones. Military enforcement justifi ed by global market demands obscures the Philippines as a conflict zone, and Aisha Finch’s presentation, “Gendering the Peripheries of Revolution: Rethinking the Paradigms of Slave Insurgency in Cuba,” drew...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... women whose stories Chama stages (ibid., 127–33)—Aisha Taymour, Zaynab Fawwaz, and Huda Shaʿarawi—all belonged to the upper classes as well. The Lebanese Fawwaz (1860?–1914) was lowborn but married into the elite and was subsequently secluded. The Egyptian Taymour (1840–1902) focused her work on the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
... (face veil); the Our Mother Aisha (Ummuna ʿAʾisha) battalion in Aleppo; and the Mothers of Martyrs (Ummahat al-shuhadaʾ) brigade in Eastern Ghouta (Kastrinou et al. 2014 ). Although the socioeconomic status of these women is unclear, they are most likely lower-middle-class or working-class women. And...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... superior position of Muhammad’s wives, particularly Khadija and Aisha, among the Companions and a fortiori the rest of Muslim men to whom they are mothers.” 13 Ibn Hazm’s glorification of women provides a spiritual platform for Nada’s coming to terms with her Muslim identity while simultaneously...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 July 2017