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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
... THE FAMILY TO CIVIL SOCIETY: LESSONS FROM EGYPT Diane Singerman  otions of civil society that focus on voluntary associations, interest Ngroups, and a communicative public realm lead to rather bleak prog- noses of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2006
... negotiated their work in civil society of a postwar country. Dr. Zaatari is currently a program officer for the Middle East and North Africa at the Global Fund for Women and is a research fellow at the anthropology department at UC Davis. She is also a founding member of the Radical Arab Women’s Activist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Neha Vora Women in Civil Society: The State, Islamism, and Networks in the UAE , Krause Wanda . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2008 . Pp. vii, 264 . ISBN 0-230-60956-3 . Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban Civilizing Women: British Crusades in Colonial Sudan , Boddy Janice . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2007 . Pp. xxvii, 402 . ISBN 978-0-691-12305-9 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Sune Haugbolle This article discusses how militiamen who fought in the Lebanese civil war (1975–1990) have been represented in Lebanese cultural production and how these militiamen relate to public discourse on masculinity and culpability in the postwar period. Through an analysis of interviews...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
... between literary work and critical social history, producing what we may term counterhistories of the Lebanese Civil War and the Partition of India. In both of these novels, a girl upon the verge of sexual maturation sees the eruption of violence in the society around her to be fundamentally analogous to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
... women have been able to overcome their infertility through ARTs, not all women’s lives are improved by these technologies. The Iranian civil law emphasizes that family is a warm and placid institute founded upon the authority of the husband and the father. Motherhood and doing housework are the woman’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... cost of treatment places it beyond the reach of many Palestinians, thus epitomizing their civil marginality and poverty. In Israel, where fertility treatment is state-funded, eligibility on the grounds of one’s Israeli citizenship comprises a relatively positive experience for Palestinian men, who are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 March 2013
... experiences at airports and Israeli checkpoints, and her challenges to remaining civil—and sane—when dealing with her elderly mother-in-law. Sharon and my Mother-in-Law transcends the private world of its writer to encompass collective stories of pain, displacement, and resilience among fellow Palestinians...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mathew Gagné This paper explores how the participation of men in Beirut within the exclusively gay-male dating web site GayRomeo.com is framed by identity politics and practices of national and ethnic membership, masculinity, and sexuality in post-civil war Beirut. Such intermingling of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... (or female genital cutting, FGC) was being co-opted by imperial discourses calling for civilizing the women in African, Arab, and Muslim societies—what one might label a form of trafficking in women. Hale chose to decline to address the issue of female circumcision for many years, since her audiences...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... within a gendered civil society, and how many women leaders have been instrumental in keeping a modern façade. Abdelkader Cheref is an Algerian academic and a freelance journalist who has been educated in Algeria, the UK and the US. Currently, he is completing his PhD in comparative literature at...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 54–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Jihad Makhoul; Mary Ghanem This study explores the experiences and views of women and their families who have been affected by displacement due to the Lebanese civil war. Despite the popular notion that displaced families have returned home, the effects of displacement continue to be felt by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and responsibility in terms of relations of patronage and fictive kin. For example, Arab women in service, after they left the employing family, continued to claim patronage and resources for themselves and sometimes for their children as well. The outbreak of the civil war in 1975, however, marked a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
... appear civilized before the world and to simultaneously marginalize its politicized New Women. Advertising facilitated this goal by turning New Women into consuming “girls” at a time when elite women were transitioning from private to public commerce. Mona Russell is Assistant Professor of History...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Andrea Fischer-Tahir In 1988 the Iraqi regime launched the Anfal campaigns against the Kurdish peshmerga and their civil supporters in the rural areas. This article investigates narrations about Anfal constructed by peshmerga ten years after the events. It compares the memoirs of a leading...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 80–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
... alternative literary depiction of gender and violence, aimed at a Syrian audience, that produces non-normative forms of sympathy to foster national reconciliation after civil conflict. Anne-Marie McManus is completing her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Yale University before joining the faculty at...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
... how both governmental and civil society actors have discussed and framed reproductive policies primarily in reference to religion since the ascension of the Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (Justice and Development Party; AKP), this article focuses on debates that took place in 2012 about abortion and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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 (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 November 2016
... together . For more than three years Syrian women active in Syrian civil society groups—groups unaffiliated with any of the rival parties or warring armed groups—have been organizing, strategizing, and lobbying the United Nations and great power (especially US and Russian) conveners of the peace talks...