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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Ariel M. Sheetrit Abstract This article presents an analysis of the Moroccan writer Leila Abouzeid’s Rujuʿ ila al-tufula ( 1993 ; Return to Childhood: The Memoir of a Modern Moroccan Woman , 1998) through the prism of relational theories of autobiography. It exposes narrative strategies of voice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 80–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., or husbands. It also shows that some women were subjected to violence during childhood and adolescence. The study points to the lack of legislation and official organizations to protect women from violence and suggests ways and means of dealing with the problem in Qatari society. Dr. Kaltham al-Ghanim...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Wisam Khalid Abdul-Jabbar Abstract This article explores Zainab Salbi’s autobiography, Between Two Worlds ( 2005 ), using a Lacanian analysis. The Lacanian reading of the early Mirror Stage of ego formation can be extended to better understand Salbi’s narration of her childhood and how this world...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of American Arabia and Wartime Beirut (2009). It considers the geopolitics of oil and the worlds it produced in the intimate relations and domestic quarters of the Aramco oil camp in the 1950s and 1960s, in the authors’ childhoods in Beirut during the Lebanese civil war, which also involved US imperialism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
... accounts, and original oral history interviews. Editor’s Note: This article won the 2018 Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies Graduate Student Paper Prize. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Iran-Iraq War childhood boy soldiers Pahlavi Iran...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 123–126.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in the region. Gregg writes in an accessible and engaging style and skillfully combines anecdotes with theory to provide useful insight into how the progression from childhood to adulthood unfolds. However, in the process, he relies on some generalizations and problematic assumptions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Fellowship at Georgetown University. She is a medical anthropologist who specializes in gender and transnational processes. Broadly, Sweis’s research lies at the intersection of the politics of humanitarianism and the social production of childhood and youth in contemporary Egypt. Her doctoral dissertation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” family. Writing in English, Mourani recounts the family stories shared in Greek, Arabic, English, and French—indicative of this multicultural, multinational Le- vantine phenomenon—that paradoxically represent the only stability and the focal point of her childhood: the tapestry of her composite...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 22–42.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... The renowned Israeli children’s author Ayin Hillel (pen name Hillel Omer) reflects on adults who write children’s literature: “It feels as if adults are sneaking into their childhood. Not only is childhood a part of our lives that we don’t close the door on and walk away from, but in fact, these are rooms...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 117–123.
Published: 01 March 2015
... a connection with it. The works in Let the Guest Be the Master are generated from a feeling of losing my childhood and the selling of my home in Baghdad. 1 This was difficult for me, because I attributed that home to a tangible space, a space that encapsulated memories I did not want to lose. My...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., lived in Qatar. Fatema Nooh, Banat’s graphic designer, lived in Berlin, where the time difference was not as great as that between the United Kingdom and the Gulf. In December 2017 Fatema and I met in Brighton. Over burgers and chips we spoke about our childhoods, parents, and the countries we had...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... childhood into young adulthood. This elegant eight-minute film emerged from a workshop for young Iraqi filmmakers (sponsored by Human Film) as one of a series collectively known as the Iraqi 35 mm Workshop Short Films. All of them feature themes of childhood and star Baghdadi children, some of whom live...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 March 2017
... childhood (31, 70–71). At times their parents morph into each other in Hamidu’s hallucination (34, 51). Note the parallel with El Saadawi’s debut novel Memoirs of a Woman Doctor (1957) when the heroine after studying medicine and especially after dissecting human bodies realizes: “There’s a man in every...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
... ideals and provisions associated with sexual and family matters. It does so through both its choice of topics and its inclination to consider diverse geographies and contexts. Th e topics vary from the familiar (marriage, childhood, population and fertility control, reproduction...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 July 2008
... women they interviewed are craft ing feminist identities that build on the idea of the umma, with faith superseding nationalism, race, and ethnicity. Sandwiched between Farahani’s discussion of Swedish Iranian women’s childhood memories about the importance of virginity and related bodily...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 326–336.
Published: 01 July 2017
... are apparent both in his selection of photographs and in his ordering of them. 2 This is particularly evident in the many images he reproduces of militants and resistance fighters from the 1960s and 1970s ( figs. 2 – 3 ). Zaatari has commented that during his childhood Palestinian resistance fighters were...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in “Making Bets,” which explores gender and economic inequalities, when two childhood friends meet as adults. He is driving a Mercedes, and she is waiting for the bus in the cold and without a coat. When she challenges him to experience the cold and hunger, he rejects doing so, as it reminds him...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
... conceptions of ethical develop- ment and self-formation. In these texts, consistent with the Islamic tradition, moral subjects are formed not passively and decisively, as an effect of early childhood influence, but actively and continuously, through the repetition of disciplinary practices that work...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 94–99.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to provide answers to my questions. Indeed, those days didn’t witness technological inventions such as the internet, Facebook, or even TV channels. Life was very simple, too simple that it made my problem as far from simple as could be. My early childhood exists in my memory in the form of limited scenes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 July 2016
... is walking in Paris with her brother when he calls her hannouni , meaning “my dear” or “my love.” Thrown back to her childhood, she muses: “My brother . . . reminds me . . . of the local spoken dialect of the mountains where we spent our childhood. I felt a somewhat bitter-sweet embarrassment. I turned away...