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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
... accompanied by the virtual unveiling of women bloggers in cyberspace. Through their personal narration, women bloggers transgress several sociocultural boundaries. The strategy of women in both spaces is the same: to become more visible, to speak out, and to create a new identity closer to their “inner self...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006
... in their societies. Crusading female journalists, feminist film producers/directors, publishers, and feminist cyber “bloggers” are strategically using old and new media to participate in the production and dissemination of alternative knowledge and the creation of transgressive spaces. Loubna H. Skalli...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
... a minority to be defended.9 Ironically in 2006, not long before publishing these series of articles, and soon after leaving Iran, Ganji gave a talk in front of an English-speaking audience in Toronto about the universal human rights in Iran. When an Iranian woman blogger asked Ganji where...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Qand suffocating factors: censorship, heteronormative discourse, religious and state-sanctioned law, and homophobic violence.1 These problems are central to this body of work, which explores bloggers’ in- terpretations of the structures that limit their expression of sexual ori...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 November 2021
... revolutions, as Shakhsari discloses, have aggravated and delayed any thriving of democratic movements within Iran while also literally endangering the lives of Iranians. The final chapter, “The War Machine, Neoliberal Homo Œconomicus , and the Experts,” tells three stories of bloggers and journalists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 338–342.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Wilson Chacko Jacob The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World . Marwan M. Kraidy . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2017 . 304 pages. isbn 9780674980051. The Politics of Female Circumcision in Egypt: Gender, Sexuality and the Construction...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 July 2017
... their families, in a social context that emphasizes values associated with Muslim faith. The “coming out” as a veiled subject is mirrored by the story of unveiling of a famous American Egyptian fashion and lifestyle blogger, Winnie Detwa, in chapter 7. For Detwa, giving up the veil means not renouncing faith...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Behrouzan separates the book’s chapters with brief interstitial vignettes, a formal strategy tethering her broader ethnographic claims about the medicalization of mental illness to the specific subjectivities shaped by psychiatric discourse: “The Anthropologist,” “The Counselor,” “The Blogger,” “The Mother...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 423–429.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Similarly, Elham and other Iraqi participants doubted the validity of the Iraqi blogger Riverbend’s ( 2005 ) production of a war story in Baghdad Burning . She noted that, when Riverbend launched her blog in 2003, Iraq was at war and occupied and it was not possible to publish online. They also discussed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 220–239.
Published: 01 July 2021
... initiated a shift from public acts of resistance to cyberactivism and cyber protest. In discussing the Arab Spring of 2011, the Saudi blogger Nora Abdulkarim ( 2012 ) terms these acts of public activism “personal revolutions,” while Zakia Salime ( 2014 : 16) terms them “microrebellions,” noting...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of Iranian women bloggers to the contradictions of contemporary Iranian life and its restrictions. It is sometimes noted that premodern (and contemporary rural) women oft en discuss sexual matters quite openly in their gatherings, but that modernized women (except those infl uenced by the latest...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to respect and support one another as their bloggers and activists were arrested and harassed, built a movement of movements, linking networks of all stripes including political parties, the Left, young Islamists, the unemployed, youth, the labor movement, Kefaya, independent unions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., Western media was preoccupied with the story of the “Gay Girl in Damascus”—a queer blogger from Syria, who identified herself as Amina Arraft—writing extensively about her life, family, politics, and sexuality. For the mainstream media, as well as for many Facebook and Twitter users, Amina often...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... To fill this perceived intelligence gap, public analysts, bloggers, and media commentators drew, again and again, upon the bottomless well of vernacular Middle East masculinity theories to resolve their questions: What caused masses of Arab youth to rise up against their governments? Perhaps...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 395–422.
Published: 01 November 2021
... consultants, bloggers, magazine editors, and online hijabi fashion retailers. They seek to diversify standards of elegance and femininity for young Muslim women (Lewis 2013a ). Transformation in Turkey’s Islamic fashion market is closely related to its economic, sociopolitical, and cultural...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 144–164.
Published: 01 July 2020
... media as a platform to raise gender awareness and to gain opportunities to engage with political and cultural activities (Sreberny 2015 : 357). Despite the Iranian government’s strict cultural censorship and arresting of online activists and bloggers, Iranian women are persisting in their online...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 March 2021
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
... makes it possible for the determined consumer to obtain products from manufacturers in diverse territories, assisted by Islamic style mediators such as British fashion blogger Jana Kossaibati whose hijabstyle.com regularly includes links to international Muslim designers and visuals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 59–85.
Published: 01 July 2010