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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 422–424.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Ghenwa Hayek Writing Beirut: Mappings of the City in the Modern Arabic Novel . Aghacy Samira . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press , 2015 . 206 pages. isbn 9780748696246 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Samira Aghacy’s Writing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
... war, has redefined not only the notions of front line and war space but also the way the population, especially women, deals with intimacy in the patriarchal Lebanese society. When the war broke out in 1975, many women scattered across Beirut started to write about their own experiences. In the late...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 114–117.
Published: 01 July 2008
... interest. Th ere is a good index and each article has its own bibliography. Leaving Beirut Mai Ghoussoub. 2nd ed. London: Saqi, 2007. Pp. 188. ISBN 9780863566769. Reviewed by Zeina Zaatari, Global Fund for Women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mathew Gagné This paper explores how the participation of men in Beirut within the exclusively gay-male dating web site GayRomeo.com is framed by identity politics and practices of national and ethnic membership, masculinity, and sexuality in post-civil war Beirut. Such intermingling of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 54–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
... families, especially the women. Findings from in-depth interviews with women currently residing in two suburbs of Beirut highlight the repercussions of postwar conditions of economic decline and inadequate social development policies on these families who continually move to new dwellings within the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 193–197.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Maya Mikdashi Wild Mulberries , Younes Iman Humaydan . Northampton, MA : Interlink , 2008 . Pp. 129. ISBN 978-1-56656-700-8 . B as in Beirut , Younes Iman Humaydan . Northampton, MA : Interlink , 2008 . Pp. 228. ISBN 978-1-56656-706-1 . Copyright © 2009 Association...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jake Silver Queer Beirut . Sofian Merabet . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2014 . 287 pages. isbn 9780292760967. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Merabet uses the chapters of Queer Beirut to layer the historical and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ellen Fleischmann A Taste for Home: The Modern Middle Class in Ottoman Beirut . Toufoul Abou-Hodeib . Stanford, CA : University of Stanford Press , 2017 . 260 pages. isbn 9780804799799. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Tofoul Abou...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 1. Fadia hunched over studies in her dorm room at Beirut College for Women in 1971, her junior year. After graduating in 1972, she briefly returned to Aramco before eloping with our father in London in December of that year. Figure 1. Fadia hunched over studies in her dorm room at Beirut More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Figure 1. Fadia hunched over studies in her dorm room at Beirut College for Women in 1971, her junior year. After graduating in 1972, she briefly returned to Aramco before eloping with our father in London in December of that year. Figure 1. Fadia hunched over studies in her dorm room at Beirut...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... ISBN 978-0-674-05059-4. Reviewed by Nadia Maria El Cheikh, American University of Beirut In her Introduction, Kecia Ali states that her book, Marriage and Slavery in Early Islam, will focus on three main issues: the diversity of opinion in early legal thought, the influence...
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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 November 2009) 5 (3): 102–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., a sample of 107 households was selected from a national survey covering 18,243 households conducted by Saint Joseph University in Beirut. After drawing the profiles of the households surveyed, this study uses four independent variables—the husband’s income, the length of the husband’s absence, the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
... from the 1960s to the present and interviews with screenwriters in Beirut, Damascus, and Paris. Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 gender studies masculinity Syrian drama media fatherhood On September 19, 2009, the actress Lora Abu-Asʿad appeared...
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Figure 3. Ghassan Khayyat and his sister Rola Khayyat at the breakfast table in Beirut in 1987. Franken Berry and other US cereals were a wartime staple in our home, displacing local breakfast fare like manaʾeesh , labneh , and foul . Photograph by Fadia Basrawi. Figure 3. Ghassan Khayyat More
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Figure 2. Fadia Basrawi to the left, Adnan Khayat in the center, and Munira Khayyat on her tenth birthday in Beirut in October 1986. Adnan launches into birthday song as Munira and her mother light the candles on the ballerina birthday cake. Smiling faces, red Jell-O, and birthday delights offer More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 1.
Published: 01 March 2016
... cover is a fine example. In “Exploring Third Space in the Beirut Decentrists’ Texts,” Emilie Thomas Mansour situates Adnan among the Beirut Decentrists, a school of women writers in Lebanon who came to world attention during the Lebanese civil war of 1975–90. By analyzing how Adnan entwines writing and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2011
... “Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Place and Morality in Shi῾ite South Beirut,” funded by the Wenner Gren Founda- tion and the American Council of Learned Societies. Pardis Mahdavi is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Pomona College. Her research interests include gendered labor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 75–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sofian Merabet What Makes a Man? Sex Talk in Beirut and Berlin is a peculiar book with an evocative title that seems to promise an answer to an all-too-allusive question, which the roughly 250 pages somehow circumvent by running the gamut from discussions about irony and colonialism to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Evelyne Accad Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 miriam cooke and I have shared so many important events in our lives. It all started in the 1980s in Beirut. I first encountered miriam’s sensibility in the apartment I was assigned to at the Lebanese...