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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
... with girls he dated on the Internet and in real life. But he was also very prone to confidences, alternating these two styles of speaking of his life and creating bonds with men. In these moments his favorite topic was one unfortunate love affair with an English teacher at the University of Cairo, a woman he...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., 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 (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figures 1–2. Samia Gamal in Ciro’s (1950) and Life (1951). Source: Catholic Cinema Center, Cairo. Figures 1–2. Samia Gamal in Ciro’s (1950) and Life (1951). Source: Catholic Cinema Center, Cairo. More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figures 1–2. Samia Gamal in Ciro’s (1950) and Life (1951). Source: Catholic Cinema Center, Cairo. Figures 1–2. Samia Gamal in Ciro’s (1950) and Life (1951). Source: Catholic Cinema Center, Cairo. More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figures 4–5. Pictures of Hind Rustum in magazines of the time, no date. Source: Catholic Cinema Center, Cairo. Figures 4–5. Pictures of Hind Rustum in magazines of the time, no date. Source: Catholic Cinema Center, Cairo. More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figures 4–5. Pictures of Hind Rustum in magazines of the time, no date. Source: Catholic Cinema Center, Cairo. Figures 4–5. Pictures of Hind Rustum in magazines of the time, no date. Source: Catholic Cinema Center, Cairo. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2017) 13 (1): 154–167.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Angie Abdelmonem; Susana Galán 16. Ibid. 17. Ibid. 18. Ibid. 19. Ibid. 20. Miriam (pseud.), interview with Susana Galán, Cairo, April 17, 2015. 21. Fatma Atef, interview with Susana Galán, Cairo, April 18, 2015. 22. Ibid. 23. Schirin Salem, interview...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... thieves who developed their expertise and tailored their techniques to the type of business they targeted. Annual security reports often highlighted the cases of women shoplifters with unique skills. For example, Nabawiyya Shahin Saqr was a highly confident and effective thief in Cairo in the late 1930s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 31–57.
Published: 01 November 2008
... 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 Postmodernist scholars have questioned...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of 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 (2006) 2 (1): 95–121.
Published: 01 March 2006
... 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 151–153.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., 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), Avenues of Participation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2012
... cultural and legislative trends towards censorship, punishment, and police entrapment. In recent history, these cultural mores have re- sulted in tangible negative impacts upon real queer bodies. Homophobic Law and Violence: Blog Responses to the Cairo 52 Homophobic law...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
... about including the family and informal networks in civil society and in the analysis of politics in Egypt? Simply, it is because ethnographic fieldwork reveals the importance of the family and networks in Cairo as they organize and distribute scarce resources, facilitate coordinated actions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . “ Al-khibāʾ ” (“Review Article”). Nour: A Quarterly Review of Books by and on Arab Women 10 : 21 – 22 . Calderbank Anthony . 1998 . “ Translator’s Introduction .” In The Tent , by al-Tahawy Miral , v – viii . Cairo : American University in Cairo Press . Elmessiri Nur...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2021
... (2015), set against the backdrop of events in 2011, is more pessimistic about the meaning of the revolution for the most economically and socially excluded Egyptians (see PPC n.d.-i). Nawara, the very likable protagonist, is a young working-class woman living in a low-income neighborhood of Cairo. She...