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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 November 2005
... disciplines, especially history and anthropology, in understand- ing the current challenges facing the Middle East and the histories shap- ing its current realities. Shirin: Christian-Queen-Myth of Love: A Woman of Late Antiquity—Historical Reality and Literary Eff...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 183–187.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Nawal El Saadawi Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 NAWAL EL SAADAWI  183 BRIEF COMMUNICATION  A Postmodern Christian-Muslim Feminist Nawal El...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 147–151.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Nina Laven A Thousand Sighs, A Thousand Revolts: Journeys in Kurdistan , Bird Christiane . New York : Ballantine , 2004 , xxii + 405 pp Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 BOOK REVIEWS  147 come of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 144–147.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Christian Pond Islamist Mobilization in Turkey: A Study in Vernacular Politics , White Jenny B. . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2002 . xii + 299 pp. including chapter notes, bibliography and index. $35.00 cloth, $22.50 paperback. Copyright © 2005 Association for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 120–144.
Published: 01 November 2009
... nationalism, bilocality and bifocality, and nuclearity. Presenting the case of five closely related and connected families from the same Christian village in the Metn region of Lebanon, the paper argues that their experiences offer new insights into the relationship between nation and family, and nation and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 2–30.
Published: 01 March 2016
... women’s requests for Christian burial rites. This study shows that in some cases the sharia courts offered those converted women a legal option for divorce that was absent in Armenian canon law. The products of these conversions were hybrid Armenian-Muslim families, which challenge the often static...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 116.
Published: 01 March 2019
... us of the ethos of poets and lovers: that religion is love and love religion. As both Rumi and Ibn ʿArabi point out, it is as much a Christian as a Jewish as a Muslim as a pagan precept (“Love thy neighbor. . . . There is no greater commandment”). Hiary reminds us through poetry and color to hold...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 392–394.
Published: 01 November 2019
... sexual difference to the foundation of modern secular regimes, as well as to justify “white, Western, and Christian racial and religious superiority” (3). Sex and Secularism builds on Scott’s earlier book The Politics of the Veil (2007), which examined the headscarf controversies in France...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 2009
... studystudy ooff tthehe hhistoricalistorical record of Muslim women’s property rights and equity” (1). It focuses on Granada, the last Muslim kingdom of the Iberian Peninsula, which fell to Christian forces on January 2, 1492, concluding the so-called “Reconquest” and marking the end of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2005
... excellent reminder of the richness that could result from more dialogue between diff erent disciplines, especially history and anthropology, in understand- ing the current challenges facing the Middle East and the histories shap- ing its current realities. Shirin: Christian-Queen-Myth of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 112–113.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the general stereotyping of Muslims as fundamentalist and terrorist and Muslim women as oppressed victims. Th e book’s claim is that this stereotyping has created a stronger dichotomy of “us” against “them,” legitimizing the Judeo-Christian policies of carrying the burden of “civi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 127–130.
Published: 01 November 2005
... of Shirin’s signifi cance as a literary character, Shirin: Christian-Queen-Myth of Love is a carefully researched overview of the primary source material. Islam and Social Policy Stephen P. Heyneman, ed. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2004. 218 pp. Asma...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
... that was indebted to whiteness and propagating this through proximity and exposure to this whiteness, the Jews of the ICP were exposed to racial logics in a similar fashion but to different ends. Their increased participation in the Iraqi public sphere and interactions with Muslims and Christians...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 119–121.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Iran, who gave permission for the use of donor technologies, many Muslim men are opening new doors to manhood. While Sunni clerics appear to continue their rejection of donor reproductive assistance, many men (Muslim and Christian) still find their way through these doors. The turn to technol...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2015
... family. The particulars of patriarchy in Turkey, moreover, are based as much on the ethnic cultures of Turks and Kurds as on Islam. Patriarchal constructs could also be studied in terms of Aegean culture. In addition Turkey includes Armenians, Greeks, Jews, and Christians. Today the majority of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 315–317.
Published: 01 July 2017
... the formative period of the first two Muslim centuries. Azam outlines Jewish (biblical and rabbinic), Latin (Roman and Christian), and pre-Islamic Arabian legal traditions to argue that Near Eastern legal understandings of sexual violation are echoed in Islamic law. By placing Islamic law in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 2019
... creative work. Varzi’s novel does raise, however, some unanswered questions that could be addressed through further character development. For example, what is the significance of Leili’s Christian background? Why draw attention to it if not to reinscribe notions about the superiority of Christianity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 271–273.
Published: 01 July 2021
... intelligent and thus immortal and women’s are not “misogynistic mortalism” (53). Feminists countered this extraordinary discourse. They contrasted Anglican and Muslim systems to shore up Christianity’s presumed gender justice, even into the beyond, with Islam and its assumed relegation of women’s souls to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 68–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
... (Commentary on the Exposition of the Sayings of Imam Ali). Beirut : Dar al-Bisharah al-Islamiyah . Hejar . 1992 . Chwarinekani Xeyam (Khayyam’s Quatrains). Tehran : Shorsh . Lewis Franklin . 2009 . “ Sexual Occidentation: The Politics of Boy-Love and Christian-Love in Attar .” Journal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
... “Christian” and “Muslim” sides. Th is simplistic view also elides the role of Israel, in the development of these communal tensions and in the escalation of violence that was a consequence of its 1982 invasion of Lebanon. Th e legacy of the Partition of India is echoed in the continuing Hindu...