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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 240–255.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Kimberly Canuette Grimaldi Abstract Betool Khedairi’s novel Ghāyib ( Absent ) centers on a young woman living and working in Baghdad during the 1990s and her interactions with the inhabitants of her apartment building. The novel depicts the transformations of bodies that occur in the war zone...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., Body, Sexuality, and Health Suad Joseph, ed. Boston: Brill, 2006. Pp. xix, 564. ISBN 9789004128194. Reviewed by Hania Sholkamy, American University in Cairo Th is volume of the Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (EWIC) is devoted...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... signals the need for further research in the book’s closing line: “What will be the fate of the female suffering body after the ‘Arab Spring’?” (134). Similarly, the geographic scope of the book makes one wonder how students of disability studies, modern literature, narratology, and gender studies will...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Banu Gökarıksel References Gökarıksel Banu , and Smith Sara . 2016 . “ ‘Making American Great Again?’: The Fascist Body Politics of Donald Trump .” Political Geography 54 : 79 – 81 . Gökarıksel Banu , and Smith Sara . 2017 . “ Intersectional Feminism beyond...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2019
...–117; Wadowiec 2013 ). This article focuses less on colonial policies and French feminist activities than on the debate about the role of women in Algerian Muslim society and new female practices related to the body. 3 I look specifically at the Muslim Algerian Girl Guide movement and female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Yasmine Nachabe Taan Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan . Marie Grace Brown . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2017 . 240 pp. isbn 9781503602649 . Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 In this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 79–86.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Abir . 2014 . The Female Suffering Body . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press . Lorde Audre . 2006 . The Cancer Journals . Special ed. San Francisco : Aunt Lute . Mairs Nancy . 1996 . Carnal Acts . Boston : Beacon . (Alshammari 2017 : 91–98) But I didn’t...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... appreciation of Iranian modern literature and film. Considering the rapid changes in Iran’s gender politics in recent decades, this book is a timely addition to the scholarship of gender and body politics in the Middle East. Temporary Marriage in Iran: Gender and Body Politics in Modern Iranian Film and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
... consummation reveal the limits of colonial intervention, given that it was informed by racial, sexual, and gendered anxieties. The special role once held by qabla s in these and other suits involving physical inspection of girls’ and women’s bodies was relentlessly attacked and undermined by French doctors...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 483–485.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., James Robart of Washington State, halted the ban altogether on February 3, 2017. At the heart of what later came be known as the “Muslim ban” is an attempt to vilify Muslim bodies, ban their mobility, and invade their privacy by activating the invading, terrorist other narrative. Trump’s ascendancy...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 March 2018
... over the terms of inclusion and exclusion in Turkey. They challenge prevailing hegemonies, provoked partly by the targeting of women’s bodies, dress, and subject positions by differently situated ideological groups, secular or Islamist, attempting to reconfigure the public sphere according to their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... permit sex changes because each person has a “true” sex that fits within the male/female binary (Almarri 2016 , 581; Bucar 2010 , 606–7). A body may be altered to match that true sex because sexual ambiguity is intolerable in “Islamic law” (Sanders 1991 , 76–77, 80, 85). Based on analysis of forty...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 62–65.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Farshid Kazemi Scheiwiller’s discussion of race and the photographs of black slaves in chapter 7, “Enslaved Bodies of Desire,” is a welcome critical intervention. The author articulates the differences between male and female black slaves within Qajar court culture, where the female body was...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 346–350.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Rania Jaber Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020 In March 2018 the School of Architecture and Design at the Lebanese American University (LAU) hosted a one - day conference in Beirut titled “Modern Bodies: Dress, Nation, Empire, Sexuality, and Gender in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 46–72.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Kim Shively 46  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES RELIGIOUS BODIES AND THE SECULAR STATE: THE MERVE KAVAKÇI AFFAIR Kim Shively  n May 1999 a “scandal” erupted in Turkey involving an elected representa...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Hagar Salamon; Esther Juhasz In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Tunisian Jewish female body was subjected to a dramatic fattening process in preparation for marriage. Immediately following the girl’s engagement, her body became the focus of an intense transformative regimen aimed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Asli Zengin Abstract This article is about how sex, gender, and sexuality are governed in Turkey at the intersection of intimate contact and mandated encounters with medicolegal institutions and the bodies of sex/gender transgressive people. To explore this question, it brings two institutional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
... internal debates about the representation of the female body and concepts of modesty. Central to this is the problem of what Muslim looks like, or what looks Muslim. The challenges faced by Muslim style intermediaries in staging a dressed body recognizable to readers as Muslim parallel those faced by the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 82–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Sherine Hafez Sondra Hale’s deep and long-term relationship with Sudan has produced a substantial body of scholarship that has transformed the anthropology of gender in the Middle East. She argues in her work that a version of Islamic citizenship was articulated by Hassan al-Turabi’s Islamist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 139–160.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Saba Abbas Abstract This article provides insight into the fashionable veiling trend in Amman, Jordan. Drawing on interviews I conducted in 2011 and 2012, I argue that the women in this study understand veiling to be a means for enhancing, rather than containing, the beauty of the body. Through my...