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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 81–109.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Rita Stephan The Arab Women’s Solidarity Association United (AWSA United) is a pluralistic, transnational, and scholastic women’s advocacy group that emerged in cyberspace in 1999. Arab women in the diaspora sought cyberspace as a safe space to connect with one another in their activism for women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... September 1, 2014 President, Rafidayn Women’s Coalition Association Hanaʾa Hammoud ʿAbbas Our second challenge is the formation of an Iraqi government. Iraq is gravitating toward creating a government ruled by political deals and sectarian quotas. In contrast to the promises...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 365–367.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In May 2011 twenty women of different profiles, including academics, housewives, lawyers, and engineers, established the Association Tounissiet in Tunis. We met two months after the revolution to help establish...
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 11. Pages from “Militia” booklet, published by the Association of Students and Muslim Students in Tehran in support of Khomeini’s “twenty million army,” late 1979–early 1980. Berelian Collection, Box 22. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 6–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., strengthened by the transnational Islamist dynamic, was calling for a referendum on the PSC, its promulgator, President Habib Bourguiba, was deposed. The second Republic chose to continue the policy of the first, and brought the women’s movement into association with other Tunisian political forces...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 307–325.
Published: 01 November 2020
... novel, The Horrible Tehran , by Murtiza Mushfiq Kazimi. Associating prostitution with economic corruption, political and administrative decay, and religious hypocrisy, Iranian male writers directed their attention toward representing the sexually wayward woman. By scrutinizing the image...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 216–237.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Afsane Rezaei Abstract This article explores domestic religious practices of Iranian Muslim women in Los Angeles. In the diasporic context, Iranian women’s voluntary engagement in vernacular Islamic practices is often associated with an unreflexive pursuit of religion and lack of agency...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of their associated onto-epistemic instantiations. While the principal focus is on the movement of the categories of éffeminés, gigolos, and MSMs, it also considers the conditions of possibility for the emergence of a gay movement in Tunisia, enhanced by Internetbased technologies. Analysis is derived from...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 110–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Soheila Alirezanejad As a microfinance project, an association of women in central Iran began to keep bees for honey in 2000. Initially they made money, which transformed some skeptical family members’ expectations, but, by 2004, most of the women had lost their bees and thus their source...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 47–68.
Published: 01 March 2017
... once their children are asked to become the potential victims, and perpetrators, of the conflict. But this questioning does not develop into a full-fledged critique of the service and ends up reinforcing the tropes associated with Kurds and the “East” as backward, unruly, and resistant to change. Thus...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of heterogeneity and vitality in a nationalist, militarist, and heteronormalizing setting that increasingly associated homosexuality with moral dissolution and backwardness. The formal atmosphere, performance of poetry, and self-aggrandizing and complacent speeches are central to the narrative arc. In Ayyub’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jessica Marie Newman Abstract This article interrogates how employees at single-mother associations in Morocco construct the mère célibataire (single mother) as an archetypal, aspirational figure. Based on two years of ethnographic fieldwork (2013–15), this article traces how counselors work...
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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 (2015) 11 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and regulation was most highly associated with socioeconomic class. The poorer the women, the fewer their choices and the less freedom they had to determine their lives and their children’s lives. The women interviewed disproportionately reported turning to outsiders, such as psychologists, spiritualists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... masters. Nevertheless, one can rarely associate a female master with an extant piece of calligraphy. This article provides an introduction to the person and work of Hilal Kazan, a Turkish female master calligrapher who holds traditional authorizations to practice. Such authorizations accord a prestige...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Marcia C. Inhorn Marcia C. Inhorn is the recipient of the 2013 Middle East Distinguished Scholar Award, given by the Middle East Section (MES) of the American Anthropological Association. This biennial award was established in 2006 to recognize the efforts of “a senior scholar in Middle Eastern...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the values of the regime, and “criticaloppositional women,” who oppose and combat the existing order. This paper also explores the ways the Algerian regime has tried to maneuver women’s organizations, such as the main state association, whose raison d’être supposedly represents women’s needs within...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
... public debates that preceded, accompanied, and followed the new Family Law; these debates involved practically all public actors ranging from social, to economic, religious, and political actors and, along with the Family Law, shows that women’s feminist ideas and associations were inserting themselves...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Modern Egyptian Girl was no different from her sisters worldwide. She appeared in the postwar period and was associated with a variety of commodities. Depicted as white and Europeanized, her Egyptian incarnation coincided with the emergence of similar political iconography. The male elite desired...