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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 5. Arab Camp in foreground; American Camp, also known as “Dhahran Camp,” in background. Oilmen unselfconsciously established Dhahran Camp as a colonial implantation. Most of the American inhabitants were white Texans hailing from oil towns. Note the stark difference in construction and More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Leila Ben-Nasr Contemporary Arab-American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Citizenship and Belonging Fadda-Conrey Carol New York : New York University Press , 2014 . 243 pages. isbn 9781479804313 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 442–444.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Peter Limbrick After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East . Edwards Brian . New York : Columbia University Press , 2015 . 268 pages. isbn 9780231174008 (paperback 2017, isbn 9780231174015). Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Amaney Jamal AMANEY JAMAL is an Assistant Professor of Politics at Princeton University. Her current research focuses on democratization and the politics of civic engagement in the Middle East. She extends her research to the study of Muslim and Arab Americans, examining the pathways that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Chloe Safier American Muslim Women: Negotiating Race, Class, and Gender within the Ummah , Karim Jamillah . New York : New York University Press , 2009 . Pp. xi, 291 . ISBN 978-0-8147-4810-7 . Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 31–57.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Beth Baron This article looks at the origins of the family planning program in Egypt as a case study in the history of relations between the emerging community of international donors, state officials, and local actors in the postwar period. The paper suggests that Americans and Egyptians were not...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 122–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
...: Family, Law, and Politics Edited by Suad Joseph et al. Leiden: Brill, 2005. xxviii+837. US$326 Reviewed by S. Margot Finn, Program in American Culture, University of Michigan The first two volumes of the six-volume Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (EWIC) offer a guide to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Press, 2005. Pp. 224. ISBN 1558615105. Reviewed by Ferial J. Ghazoul, American University in Cairo Th is novel is not only engrossing as fi ction, it also tells us intimately about Algeria’s war of national liberation (1954–62) and helps us under- stand what it means to be...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Joseph, ed. Boston: Brill, 2006. Pp. xix, 564. ISBN 9789004128194. Reviewed by Hania Sholkamy, American University in Cairo Th is volume of the Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (EWIC) is devoted to the most gendered and critical of intersections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Book Reviews mn Marriage and Slavery in Early Islam Kecia Ali. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010. 262 pages. ISBN 978-0-674-05059-4. Reviewed by Nadia Maria El Cheikh, American University of Beirut...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 163–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
...) 2003, 56 minutes Reviewed by Rhoda Kanaaneh, Department of Anthropology, American University Ebtisam Maar’ana’s first feature film is a meditation on political and sexual silencing and a powerful statement of her refusal to be silenced. Mara’ana’s questions to the people in her village of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-2. Reviewed by Evelyne Accad, University of Illinois, Lebanese American University The principal purpose of Hoda Elsadda’s Gender, Nation, and the Ara- bic Novel: Egypt, 1892-2008 is to mark itself within the canon of Arabic literature using gender as its principal framework of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
... us interested in studying the way in which women shape themselves and their world. Mona L. Russell Creating the New Egyptian Woman: Consumerism, Education and National Identity 1863-1922. Palgrave, Macmillan, 2004. Mona Abaza, American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 142–145.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Technologies: Sunni and Shia Perspectives Marcia C. Inhorn and Soraya Tremayne, eds. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012. 338 pages. ISBN 978-0-85745-490-4. Reveiwed by Jocelyn DeJong, American University of Beirut, Lebanon Even a casual observer would...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Mervat F. Hatem. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 234 pages. ISBN 978-0-230-11350-3. Ferial J. Ghazoul, American University in Cairo This slim, but rich, book is an intellectual biography of a pioneering female figure who lived in Egypt and wrote—in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 83–85.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Amira Jarmakani Race and Arab Americans Before and After 9/11: From Invisible Citizens to Visible Subjects , Jamal Amaney Naber Nadine , eds. Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2008 . Pp. xiii, 378 . ISBN 978-0-8156-3177-4 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
... “Arab family” placed a double duty on women activists in official Arab American public politics. Engagements with normative concepts of belonging to an “American family” entailed a gendered strategy of resistance in which Arab American official politics deployed women’s narratives to humanize the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jasmin Darznik This essay explores the legacy of Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad (1935–1967) in the Iranian American diaspora. At once political and poetic, particular and universal, Farrokhzad’s oeuvre has in recent years become a vital coordinate for a number of contemporary Iranian American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Hina Azam The American Muslim landscape is suffused with mosque bookstores, independent book distributors, online retailers, and convention stalls offering English-speaking Muslims Islamic advice texts on a wide array of topics. Common among these popularly oriented writings are titles pertaining...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., Asmara, Addis Ababa, Oxford, the Hales’ Los Angeles home, as well as in American venues for meetings of the Sudan Studies Association. Susan Slyomovics is professor of Anthropology and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles. Among her publications are The...