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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 50–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
... religious practices. Factors such as a newfound access to modern education, lack of time, fatigue with politics, and ‘Amr Khaled’s unique ability to reconcile tensions between tradition and modernity have contributed to his popularity among this group of Yemeni women. 50  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 144–164.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020 5. EXO, formed by SM Entertainment, debuted in 2012. Their music spans genres like pop, hip-hop, and R & B, alongside electronic dance genres like house, trap, and synth-pop. From 2014 to 2018 the band was ranked among the top five most influential...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 55–88.
Published: 01 July 2005
... ethnographic research examines two aspects of transnational migration in Israel: configurations and experiences of “illegality” among undocumented West African and Filipino migrant workers in Tel Aviv, and how Israeli human rights and humanitarian organizations have imagined, constructed, and responded to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Amaney Jamal AMANEY JAMAL GH 53 MOSQUES, COLLECTIVE IDENTITY AND GENDER DIFFERENCES AMONG ARAB AMERICAN MUSLIMS AMANEY JAMAL GH heories on gender and...
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 4. Nasir al-Din Shah among his wives, mid- to late nineteenth century. Courtesy of Women’s World in Qajar Iran, Institute for Iranian Contemporary Historical Studies Collection, ID 1261A58, www.qajarwomen.org/en/items/1261A58.html (accessed November 9, 2017). Figure 4. Nasir al-Din More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 264–282.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Alexandra Parrs Abstract This article reflects on gender relations among Egyptian Dom/Ghagar. It is based on an examination of the representations of Dom women by European Orientalists in Egyptian movies, Egyptian media, and ethnographic research among Dom communities in Egypt, particularly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Pardis Mahdavi Since the Iranian revolution of 1979, women have experienced increasingly marginalized status in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI). Despite the fact that rates of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) are rising in Iran, especially among heterosexual women, changing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nadine Naber This article is based on ethnographic research among southern Lebanese in Dearborn, Michigan, in the aftermath of the 2006 war in Lebanon. It focuses on the significance of family and gender in the intensification of long-distance nationalism among Lebanese in diaspora. The war...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Chelsie May Abstract This article uses the racial divisions encouraged by European Zionism in early-state Israel among European and Middle Eastern Jews as a point of departure to explore racialization and gendering among Iraqi Jewish women during the years 1941–51 from a sociopolitical standpoint...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... demonstrate debates among groups of younger Muslims across ethnic lines. In this paper I introduce Kandemir’s book and trajectory to illustrate aspects of dynamic transformations underway among groups of younger European Muslims. Drawing on a reading of the book and ethnographic observation at a major...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud The paid labor force participation of women in Arab states has always been among the lowest in the world. The same is true for Palestinian Arab women who are citizens of Israel. In sharp contrast, the paid labor participation of Jewish women in Israel is among the highest...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rodney Collins This ethnographic essay reflects research conducted in urban Tunisia among two distinct, yet interrelated, groups of young “men who have sex with men” (MSMs). Theoretically, the essay focuses on the politics of identity categories, how these categories travel, and the intersections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
... identifications and in producing young urban Saudi women as a group. In the first section, I argue that transgressions have a public aspect that makes them transformative, as they are tacitly coordinated, reproduced among young women, and repeated every day. The second section states that the transgressions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Sophia Pandya This paper looks at the ways in which older generations of Yemeni women in Sanaa negotiate religious change. Practices that are associated with Sufism and popular folk Islam are prevalent in Yemen, especially among older, illiterate women who have had little to no access to textual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... with samples of young, educated, and professional women in Morocco and in France. The purpose of the comparison was to determine the extent of similarities and differences in attitudes among the samples. The interview schedule focused on three themes: conceptions of Islam, legal Changes in Morocco and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
... renowned among graduate students and recent PhDs ‘as one of the best mentors in the field’ for your ‘support, enthusiasm, and warmth.’ On behalf of the MES Distinguished Scholar Award Committee, I would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations and warmly invite you to give our Distinguished Lecture at...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
... that there is no gender equality in Arab society in Israel, a conviction stronger among male teachers. Transition of Arab society from traditional to modern society has not eliminated the patriarchal regime. Improved education of women and their professional promotion have not ensured gender equality...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Aymon Kreil Abstract This article addresses multiple paths of desire in Egypt. To date, research has mainly focused on the family as the realm of intimacy. To understand desire, it is important to take into account other contexts that contribute to shaping experience. Conversations about sex among...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
... women fighting Islamist male aggressors aroused outrage, admiration, and pity among observers. But had all Kurdish fighters been male or had women fought for ISIS, viewers might have reacted differently. To examine some of the most widely disseminated gendered pictures and videos of the Syrian uprising...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
... forward among all the parties to the alliance. Michaelle Browers is an assistant professor of political science at Wake Forest University. Her first book, Democracy and Civil Society in Arab Political Thought: Cross-cultural Possibilities , will be published by Syracuse University Press in 2006...