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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Shaherzad R. Ahmadi Abstract During the Pahlavi period in Iran (1925–79), poor and working-class families were more likely to expect young sons to work to support the household. These boys, in turn, were more autonomous. Middle-class families, on the other hand, protected and controlled boys...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
... first world (Jews of European origins) and the third world (Jews of Middle Eastern origins). That is, the social categories in which girls and boys are captured, allowing ethnic and gender discrimination of Mizrahim in Israeli society, are grounded in a European symbolic repertoire that traditionally...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... were assigned, as mothers and wives, a special role in the AIU’s efforts: to help Jewish boys and men pursue commercial or professional careers in French-dominated society. The AIU schools set out to win Moroccan Jews away from despised Muslim gender and sexual norms by Europeanizing Jews’ marriage...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 November 2016
... between a Jewish boy and a Muslim girl in late seventeenth-century Yemen. Reading the discourses of Turkish and Kurdish mothers of the disappeared, Emine Rezzan Karaman examines the meanings attached to women’s performance of identity, citizenship, and political agency in Turkey in the early twenty-first...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 62–65.
Published: 01 March 2020
... often hypersexualized, although this does not come across in any of the photographs. Scheiwiller argues that young boys of the court would often explore their sexuality with the female black slaves who served as their nannies. As male slaves also served as nannies, it may have been interesting to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., navigating public space, providing for the family, and knowing how and when to use violence are equally important components of the masculine project (24). The trajectories of several boys and men over two decades through dramatic life changes demonstrate the particular insights gained through long-term...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 216–218.
Published: 01 July 2019
... hypermasculinity. Such ideas are, oddly and lamentably, perpetrated by making public and open discussion on (healthy) sexuality a taboo to the point that sexual education is not only banned from school curricula but also banished from discussion in many homes. Instead, boys learn about sex and gender relations “on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 94–99.
Published: 01 March 2020
... what these images make clear to me is that I was lost, confused, fluttering between my inner feeling and the way people perceived me. This perception was the cause of the cluster of questions in my small head. Why do people insist on treating me as a boy, while I feel that I am a girl? Where did this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 58–88.
Published: 01 November 2008
... JASAMIN ROSTAM-KOLAYI  61 of Shah Tahmasp, reportedly mastered Islamic law, jurisprudence, and poetry writing and was a patron to poets (Gholsorkhi 1995). Her father sponsored schools for orphaned boys and girls, where girls were taught by mu’allima (female teachers) (Szuppe 1998). Female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 219–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
... history of sexuality (especially the changing notions of “acceptable” sexualities), the history of the penal colony, and the history of French imperialism (the delinquent boys of the penal colonies were being groomed to become perfect colonists, as Genet argued). Genet was himself incarcerated at the boys...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, the Istanbul Convention, and the Children’s Rights Convention. A second activity is Children Would Save the World. The project examines the traditional methods used to transform babies, whether girls or boys, into sexist women and men. We work to develop...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., bodies, and spaces addressed in the book: pre-twentieth-century minstrel performers ( mutribs ) and their gender-ambiguous boy dancers ( bachcheh raqqas or zan push ); dance in elite nationalist-modernist performing-arts communities during the early twentieth-century; Tehran’s professionalized dance...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
... his implicit comment about Egyptian men’s attraction to young boys. I start with this double gaze and mutual sexual imageries to say, first, that Sex and the Citadel was a very personal read for me, and second, that it offered a key to some of the conversations I somehow fail to have here in Israel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... tragic love story of Ali and Ramazan starts in a state orphanage, where both boys, without relatives who can parent them, have been dumped. The boys are further orphaned in the orphanage, because the authorities who are supposed to be their guardians turn out to be the actual cause of many, if not all...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 126–129.
Published: 01 November 2007
... gender throughout the book, whether in separate, discretely titled sections or in chapters that deal with other themes. He stresses that “differential treatment of boys and girls” begins at birth, when boys receive a more celebratory welcome and “prolonged maternal nurturing” (95). He...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 123–126.
Published: 01 November 2007
...  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Gregg pays nuanced attention to issues of gender throughout the book, whether in separate, discretely titled sections or in chapters that deal with other themes. He stresses that “differential treatment of boys and girls” begins at birth, when...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 362–364.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., which limited the number of women allowed into universities irrespective of their exam rankings. The stated goal of the bill was to “protect the holiness of family” and “create proportion between numbers of girls and boys in universities” ( rc.majlis.ir/fa/report/show/733423 ). The collective also...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 July 2018
... the Middle East. This historical account includes analysis of three predominant European tropes in representations of Middle Eastern homoeroticism: the beautiful boy, sodomy, and the hammam . Boone calls attention to the romantic and aesthetic elements in these tropes to challenge Orientalist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
...-Class Boy Soldiers in the Iran-Iraq War,” might seem an outlier, since its detailed and historicized account of boy soldiers in Iran is less directly connected to sex or sexuality. Yet the intervention offers a counterhegemonic reading of boys’ participation in war that attends to class, gender, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 2011
... most of the war in Lebanon. She has witnessed much violence and de- struction and recounts these “war stories,” not only as tales that must be told, but as “histories” that must be remembered. Among these is the story of Nabil, an adolescent boy tempted by an apple offered to him by the...