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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., a popular neighborhood of Cairo, I am sitting with three men in their early thirties. The two waiters take orders and bring us drinks and hookahs. Loudspeakers in front of the shop broadcast Quranic recitations until one of the men switches to Egyptian pop music. Our conversations tackle various...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 July 2007
... Press, 2005. Pp. 224. ISBN 1558615105. Reviewed by Ferial J. Ghazoul, American University in Cairo Th is novel is not only engrossing as fi ction, it also tells us intimately about Algeria’s war of national liberation (1954–62) and helps us under- stand what it means to be...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
... 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 to the most gendered and critical of intersections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
... University of Cairo It is not new to observe that in the area of Middle Eastern studies, the field of consumer and cultural studies is suffering from a great neglect. Cultural studies are picking up slowly in our part of the world, but Arab academics still mistakenly consider consumer studies as a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Mervat F. Hatem. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 234 pages. ISBN 978-0-230-11350-3. Ferial J. Ghazoul, American University in Cairo This slim, but rich, book is an intellectual biography of a pioneering female figure who lived in Egypt and wrote—in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 March 2014
... studied, championed, and curated. Studying Sudan and its artists may have begun in Khartoum during Hale’s first three-year period there from 1961 to 1964; however, this essay analyzes Hale’s subsequent writings based on the places where she encountered artists, residing abroad and in exile, in Cairo...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 126–127.
Published: 01 July 2011
... University of Michigan. Petra Kuppinger is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Monmouth College. Her research interests include topics of cities, spaces, colonialism, and popular culture in the Middle East, in particular, Cairo. She also works on space, culture...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 151–153.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., social movements, globalization, youth, and urban politics. Singerman’s publications include Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity (edited, 2009), Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East (co-edited with Paul Amar, 2006...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 154–167.
Published: 01 March 2017
... step on my right and step on my boundary, you’ll regret it. Because I’m prepared. —Fatma Atef, WenDo trainer, 2015 Sexual harassment of women and girls in public places is prevalent and well-documented in Egypt. In a 2008 study of about 1,010 women and 1,010 men in Greater Cairo, 83 percent of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... (114) Nefissa Naguib’s Nurturing Masculinities is built around such conversations with working- and middle-class Egyptian men, this one with Moody, a shopkeeper from the working-class Cairo neighborhood of Bulaq. Moody and his family had recently moved to a larger apartment in one of Cairo’s new...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... boy took a train from Cairo to al-Mahalla al-Kubra. A police officer became suspicious of their movement between several textile shops because they left the boy outside every time they went into a shop. The policeman took them into the station, where a search of their items revealed that the women had...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Affairs at American University. She has published Avenues of Participation: Family, Politics, and Networks in Urban Quarters of Cairo (Princeton University Press, 1995) and ed- ited Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East with Paul...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 4–5.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Martina Rieker Guest Editor Martina Rieker is Director of the Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies ( www.aucegypt.edu/igws ) at the American University in Cairo. Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 4  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 109–111.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Laura Bier Daughters of the Nile: Photographs of Egyptian Women’s Movements, 1900–1960 , Hind Wassef Nadia , eds. Cairo : American University of Cairo Press , 2001 . Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Frances S. Hasso Khul‘ Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life , Sonneveld Nadia . Cairo; New York : The American University in Cairo Press , 2012 . 229 pages. ISBN: 978-977-416-484-12 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 31–57.
Published: 01 November 2008
... “organized family planning eff orts began with private sector family planning associations in Cairo and Alexandria,” they do not discuss the Egyptian female activists such as Aziza Hussein who spearheaded family planning, sidelining these reformers in their account (159).5...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Zurich. She has studied in Berlin and Cairo. Before moving to Zurich Dennerlein has done research and taught in academic institu- tions in Berlin, Jerusalem, Paris, and Hamburg. She has published on questions of Islamic family law and reform movements in North Africa in German, French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... politics, gender, social movements, globalization, youth, and urban politics. Singerman’s publications include Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity (edited, 2009), Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East (co-edited with Paul...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 95–121.
Published: 01 March 2006
... solid base, the integrity of the modern human being (author interview with Etidal Osman, Cairo, 14 November 1992). Whenever a woman is a writer, she is able to face the power (sulπa) of society that imposes a marginal position upon her, with another power, and that is the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... There is no nonqueer, nonraced, noncolonialized subject under these regimes. We see these queer publics, or “parahumans,” from sex workers in Rio de Janeiro to activists supporting survivors of sexual brutality in Cairo. In the face of this new grammar and technology these queer publics “everted” or...