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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 March 2018
... scene beginning in the 1940s; and the urban sites of leisure from which women cabaret dancers emerged. The chapter also summarizes the ironic effects of dance prohibitions after 1979: “within the three decades after the revolution, the dance scene has grown enormously” to include salsa, break dancing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
...  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:2 our curves, or toning our pelvic muscles for childbirth. How then did the mere act of tying a scarf around one’s hips to emphasize movement “evolve” into American cabaret-style burlesque, as well as the 1970s feminist “goddess revival”? And...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 November 2015
... police to position themselves as redeemed agents of moral rescue at a time when they were facing rising tides of resistance and critique at home. These police offered themselves as allies of Saudi investors interested in eliminating cabaret and tourism businesses along the Nile waterfront and on Giza’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... faces. … And was Baghdad a big city? I had asked someone in Damascus. “It certainly is,” came the answer. “There are fourteen cabarets in it.” (ibid., 6) Jamil nevertheless deliberates about a hotel. On a limited budget, unable to afford the Shahrazad Hotel with its pleasant exterior and gardens...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
... him, hinting at the sexual connotations. This same friend then comments, “This guy, tell him anything dirty, it makes him happy!” Shortly after, another acquaintance joins us. He is teased by all three—he should marry a Russian girl working in a cabaret in Cairo—he would get a good amount of money...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 March 2015
... dancing in a two-piece outfit and shaking my hips in a cabaret to seduce men.” Tamara contrasts hoshiyya with “Western” dance: “Yeeeh! The girls who dance these Western practices, ballet and what not, are immoral. I am dancing folkloric dance, not ballet. I am wearing a thob , not a tutu and splitting...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Tehran, cinemas, brothels, cabarets, bars, and restaurants—welcomed by many but feared for their supposedly morally corrupting eff ects by others and by no means only religious people—became more numerous than ever before; elements of American pop and mass culture were introduced to the fabric of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... streets of Baghdad changed as the sun set and the temperature dropped. Nightlife and leisure flourished. Male friends promenaded on the streets; visited cafés, casinos, cabarets, hotel bars, and music halls; and met in private homes. Nightclubs and casinos were widely advertised in newspapers during the...