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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Megan Khairallah Balconies: A Mediterranean Memoir , Mourani Mishka Mojabber . Beirut : Dar An-Nahar , 2009 . 101 pages. ISBN 978-9953-74-257-1 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 126  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  7:1 and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2011
... indelible mark on Iranian history. Balconies: A Mediterranean Memoir Mishka Mojabber Mourani. Beirut: Dar An-Nahar, 2009. 101 pages. ISBN 978-9953-74-257-1. Reviewed by Megan Khairallah, University of Balamand Part memoir, part photo...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 122–124.
Published: 01 November 2006
... beautiful house is sold and torn down to make way for yet another large apartment building, and the family moves to a glamorous apartment. Th e new home intensifi es the mother’s feelings of isolation, as from the new balcony she can see that she is surrounded by other large buildings...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 54–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the support provided by their social networks decreased with the rise in the number of residential relocations (Bryce et al. 1989). A sign of mistrust of the immediately visible public is the under- utilization of the balcony space, especially in Naba’a: “You can’t even look...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
... beautiful house is sold and torn down to make way for yet another large apartment building, and the family moves to a glamorous apartment. Th e new home intensifi es the mother’s feelings of isolation, as from the new balcony she can see that she is surrounded by other large buildings...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and doctors: “They describe with an architect’s or a doctor’s precision exactly whatever happened to each house, and balcony, the charred walls, the disfigured facades, the gutted rooms.” The relationship between body and space, as Adnan suggests, is a key theme in the Beirut Decentrists’ literature...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 1–10.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of strangers. Makhoul and Ghanem illustrate, for example, how the unfamiliar presence of strangers (foreign workers) in the displaced neighborhoods of Beirut reconfi gures domestic space and the mobility of women and girls, as women no longer feel free to use their balconies to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 25–54.
Published: 01 July 2005
... paced back and forth from the balcony into the apartment and then out again, thinking all the while that it had been too good to be true. The famous Ghada Samman would not so easily meet with a nobody like me. Finally, I took a good look at a car parked about a hundred meters...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 July 2015
... prologue of Between Two Worlds Salbi establishes a link with the mother in the first line: “I stand on the balcony of the old house with the courtyard on the Tigris where my mother spent her childhood” ( BTW , vii). This daughter-to-mother connection continues in the first chapter, which elaborates on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... assimilated while maintaining contact with relatives in Gaza. Some burglars, men and women, specialized in stealing clothes that hung on lines to dry. Laundry thieves developed tools to cut clotheslines on balconies from the street below. They chose a quiet moment with no passersby and moved fast...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
... learned quickly and aft er she learned, I started giving her something to read to learn more. Eventually she used to read whatever she liked. She started to read stories. Once I came into the kitchen and found her on the balcony that overlooks the street down below. I found...