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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Fatima Sadiqi Amazigh feminist nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) emerged in the new century. They address, among other matters, language, identity, and “ruralness” issues that were sidelined by the mainstream Moroccan feminist movement. After the 20 February Movement (the Moroccan version...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 249–257.
Published: 01 July 2023
... to the city while ending assaults against women and arresting the attackers. 1 Depicting Fasiki as an iconic woman, resting her hand on the Casablanca skyscraper as a sign of empowerment, the image also brings to mind Kahina, or Dihya Tadmut, the Amazigh warrior queen who united the Maghreb and did her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 485–491.
Published: 01 November 2021
... or sideline the voices of Amazigh speakers, a major autochthonous ethnolinguistic group with members not only in Morocco but throughout North Africa. 10 Many Amazigh sources, which reflect many distinct languages and dialects, are oral in nature due to a complex interplay of linguistic, religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 438–441.
Published: 01 November 2017
... that her selected authors are challenging. Not only do many of them identify as Amazigh, but Algerian/Maghrebi cultural anthropologists (Chadli 2009 ; Djeghloul 1984 ; Fadhlaoui-Zid et al. 2011 ; Gaïd 1990 ; Hannoum 2010 ; Oulahbib 2007 ) have denounced the myth of “Arab identity” or “Arab women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 98–103.
Published: 01 March 2015
... has always been multireligious, multiethnic, and polyglot. Leila O. Tayeb’s paper analyzes the performance, transmission, circulation, and meanings of gendered concepts of revolution and Amazigh (Berber) identity through the music of Dania Ben Sassi, a young Libyan Serbian singer. Tayeb’s research...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 156–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... CONTRIBUTORS  157 in Morocco (2005), A Grammar of Amazigh (2004), co-authored with Fatima Sadiqi, A Grammar of Moroccan Arabic (2004), co-authored, and Société Civile, Genre et Développement (2004, editor). Valentine Moghadam is with UNESCO in Paris, working as chief of the section on gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 94–99.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... The zine is always in search of volunteer translators, especially in non-Arabic MENA/SWANA languages (such as Farsi and Amazigh). Calls for submissions are often circulated through social media and Zaʾfaraan’s listserv network, as well as by word of mouth. Because Zaʾfaraan is a closed community space...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... rates, the geographic isolation of a vast rural popula- tion,13 and a significant number of Amazigh- (Berber-) speaking people pose significant challenges to informing the public about these reforms. Studies demonstrate a lack of knowledge about the Family Code, indi- cating that over 91 percent...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 286–306.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of novel and nation in Algeria merits its own theorization attentive to the specificities of Algerian history. The term Arab novel (rather than Arabic or Arabic-language novel ) must be applied with caution to Algeria, where large portions of the population identify as Amazigh and not Arab...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 73–95.
Published: 01 November 2005
... II’s regime (1961-99) oft en “disappeared” in the manner of dictatorships in Chile and Argentina. Th ese opponents—many of them left ists, feminists, Berber/Amazigh activists, or Islamists—were tortured or killed while in state custody. In 1990, King Hassan II established...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... roots in Morocco, especially given that the author hails from Laqsiba, an Amazigh village. Abouzeid is reticent regarding her own indigenous roots. As Vinson ( 2007 , 105) points out, “Although Abouzeid tells us that her father’s mother was Berber, she does not directly address the question of Berber...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2019
... divide groups, claiming that Arabs practiced true Islam, while the indigenous, Amazigh peoples, also referred to by the French as “Berbers” or “Barbarians” in northern Africa, practiced witchcraft and magic. This colonial legacy of conquest and division condemned women who practiced non-Western healing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11176365.
Published: 18 April 2024
... Age). 2017. An Overview of the History of the Cultural Heritage Organization (in Persian). httpasresafar.com/print/Index/224. Becker, Cynthia. 2006. Amazigh Arts in Morocco: Women Shaping Berber Identity. Austin: University of Texas Press. Braidotti, Rosi. 2008. In Spite of the Times...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 10–36.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Amazighe and the Institut Royal de la Recherche sur l’Histoire du Maroc, both created under the new king, Mohammed VI. 13. I performed all translations from French to English. For the entire text of the speech in the official French translation, see: httpwww.maroc.ma/NR/exeres/ B272623A-227C...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., education, migration, civil society and gender. His most recent books are Multilingualism, Cultural Identity, and Education in Morocco (2005), A Grammar of Amazigh (2004), co-authored with Fatima Sadiqi, A Grammar of Moroccan Arabic (2004), co-authored, and Société Civile, Genre et Développement...