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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 422–424.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Ghenwa Hayek Writing Beirut: Mappings of the City in the Modern Arabic Novel . Aghacy Samira . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press , 2015 . 206 pages. isbn 9780748696246 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Samira Aghacy’s Writing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 107–109.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Self-Expression Naomi Sakr, editor. London: I. B. Tauris, 2004. viii + 248 pp. including chapter notes, bibliography and index. £45.00 hardback, £15.99 paperback. Reviewed by Christa Salamandra, Leman College, City University of New York Like the best work in media studies, Naomi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... viii, 196. ISBN 978-0-8223-4035-5. Reviewed by Christa Salamandra, Lehman College, City University of New York In Dissident Syria, scholar of contemporary Arabic literature miriam cooke sheds light on the heretofore neglected world of Syrian opposi- tional culture. Expanding beyond her usual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 136–139.
Published: 01 November 2014
... between Religion and Culture Saba Soomekh. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2012. 224 pages. ISBN 978-1-4384-4383-6. Reveiwed by Elhum Haghighat, Lehman College – The City University of New York Saba Soomekh’s From the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... isolated act motivated by urban conditions of poverty, but many women became skilled repeat offenders who worked individually or in teams, taking advantage of the growing transportation networks that linked villages, towns, and cities. The theft examined includes shoplifting, pickpocketing, burglary...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., maker of museum-based memorials at Derb Moulay Cherif, once Casablanca’s torture center during the country’s colonial and post-independence era regimes. The museum project also focuses on Morocco’s largest urban agglomeration, Casablanca, and targets a sector of the city and its inhabitants’ rights as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... interwar Baghdad. The Ayyub stories, which render homoerotic masculine sexualities as commonplace and a positive aspect of city spaces, are thus distinguished from most Iraqi writings during this period. The stories stage homoeroticism and love between men as democratic critique and affirmation of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., and translator in the North American mahjar (Arab diaspora). A discussion of Karam’s novel, Fatima al-Badawiyya ( Fatima the Bedouin ), published in New York City in 1909, explores the author’s engagement with gender politics within a hybridized cultural space. Such attention also reveals the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 July 2018
... from a momentary stroll. War, violence, and their reconstructive aftermaths carve and recarve the possible routes along which one can wander. The cafés, offices, malls, public baths, and homes that dot the city’s paths, as well as the histories they harbor and retreats they offer, continue to evolve in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... [16:3 Achille Mbembe and Sarah Nuttall critique accounts of mobility in the European city that presuppose a “spatial and temporal openness” that determines what they refer to as “the en- gineering of certainty” (361). A signifi cant body of work that privileges itineraries of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Life in Contemporary Turkey: Migration, Gender, and Ethnic Identity is a meticulous ethnography on the profound transformation of Kurdish society and its patriarchal culture with migration within Turkey. Based on twelve years of research, the book follows a group of villagers in the eastern city of...
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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 March 2013) 9 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the Modern and Unmodern in the Old City of Damascus” (City & Society, 2009). She is currently completing a manuscript on the historic preservation of the Old City of Damascus. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 104–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... same time, the material workings of spiritual beliefs identified with French colonialism continue to be played out in specific urban settings in the metropole cities of Lyon and Nîmes in France, but especially in Oran, Algeria’s second city. Whenever evaluated in terms of Arab-Islamic heritage...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Iraq’s cities and spaces, new thematic concerns dominated the literary sphere, and women’s rights became a central concern of Iraqi men writers. Analysis of the poetry and prose of the prominent writers Jabra, Fuʾad al-Takarli, and Badr Shakir al-Sayyab indicates that the emancipation of Iraqi women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 244–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Women’s Forum for Peace includes about three hundred activist men and women and some civil organizations. Working in most Syrian cities, we have organized teams in Damascus, the countryside around Damascus, Aleppo, Al-Sweida, and Homs that foster initiatives under the name Syrian Women’s Forum for Peace...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Jamillah Karim’s new book, American Muslim Women, is an insightful, well-written examination of the space where religion and race inter- sect in America. Implementing adept ethnographic skills to conduct interviews in two cities across the tangible ethnic boundaries between South Asian and African...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 The Sosyalist Feminist Kolektif (Socialist Feminist Collective; SFK) was founded by a group of women in Istanbul in 2008. Today the SFK has about three hundred members. It is organized in five cities in Turkey...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 137–138.
Published: 01 November 2008
... has been an Associated Researcher with Le Monde Iranien et Indien, CNRS–Paris. Her research focuses primarily on Tehran, women, youth, public space, the public sphere, cyberspace, and weblogging. Beth Baron is Professor of History at City College and the Graduate Center of the City...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 105–107.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Rachel L. Kaplan On Shifting Ground: Muslim Women in the Global Era , Nouraie-Simone Fereshteh , ed. New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York , 2005 . Pp. 282. $18.95 paper. Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006...