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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Sarah Ghabrial Abstract Between 1870 and 1930 the French colonial state in Algeria expanded its regulatory prerogatives in the governance of Muslim “personal status law” without abandoning its policy commitments to “respect local custom.” This article examines this fraught historical process with a...
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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 July 2009) 5 (2): 96–101.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Kavita Philip The Great Social Laboratory: Subjects of Knowledge in Colonial and Postcolonial Egypt , Shakry Omnia El . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2007 . Pp. xii, 328 . ISBN 978-0-8047-5567-2 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 70–89.
Published: 01 March 2011
... through which to examine the relationship between feminism and colonial enterprise in the tumultuous milieu of the early twentieth century. This paper contends that, in order to understand Nasif’s construction of her own feminist agenda, one must first examine the pervasive presence of the “colonial” as a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 119–122.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nadia Guessous Working Out Egypt: Effendi Masculinity and Subject Formation in Colonial Modernity, 1870–1940 , Jacob Wilson Chacko . Durham; London : Duke University Press , 2011 . 440 pages. ISBN: 978-0-8223-4674-6 . Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 2011
... histories of the biographer that have not received their due attention. It argues that Abdel Rahman’s independent views regarding the role of religion and modernity in colonial and postcolonial societies made her the unlikely heroine of the post-1952 republican regime. These views also shaped her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 356–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Sara Pursley The Age of the Efendiyya: Passages to Modernity in National-Colonial Egypt . Lucie Ryzova . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 . 304 pages. isbn 9780199681778. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 A welcome and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 256–257.
Published: 01 July 2015
... feminized commodity from the “land of milk and honey,” olive oil has emerged as a signifier of Palestinian femininity and indigeneity pitched to the conscientious palate. I use the Palestinian olive as an optic to explore the convergence of settler colonialism, environmental destruction, neoliberal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Camila Pastor de Maria Campos Abstract Analyzing memoirs from the Arab diaspora and Mashriq, colonial archives, interviews, League of Nations reports, and mandate legal literature, this article tracks the circulation and regulation of mobile women engaging in performance and sex work in French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... discusses Abouzeid’s engagement with tensions triggered by colonial encounters and postcolonial nation building. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 postcolonial female agency Leila Abouzeid Arabic autobiography Moroccan autobiography Arab women’s writing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... anti-colonialism, as well as the need for personal and political independence. In analyzing film critique from the last forty-five years, from the original release in France to contemporary screenings, this article demonstrates how the critics’ views of female characters as participants in irregular...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
... national subjects, with equal rights. The discourse also had global aspects, as Iraqi intellectuals appropriated and hybridized colonial perceptions of Muslim women. Orit Bashkin received her Ph.D. at Princeton University in 2004. Her dissertation, “Intellectuals in Monarchic Iraq, 1921–1941,” looks...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... masculinities, this article creates a larger map of discourses and methods, drawing upon studies of coloniality and gender in and from the global South. This mapping puts masculinity studies into dialogue with critiques of liberalism and security governance and with work in postcolonial queer theory, public...
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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 July 2013) 9 (2): 4–31.
Published: 01 July 2013
... a context in which only men or European women were considered legitimate writers in a range of genres, creates anxiety and ambivalence. In spite of this anxiety and the limitations imposed on her by Egyptian and British colonial authorities, Musa appropriates the pen—the symbol of male power—to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 58–79.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Shirin Edwin This article examines the tenor of Islamic spirituality in Leila Aboulela’s The Translator (1999). By contrasting my analysis with those studies that lay excessive emphasis on the novel as symbolic of an East versus West theory, as well as a conflict between colonial and postcolonial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 54–80.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Rita Giacaman; Penny Johnson In focus groups and individual interviews with the wives and mothers of Palestinian political prisoners, we find that their narratives describe a triple captivity—of the Israeli colonial system, the Israeli prison, and the post-Oslo Palestinian political landscape with...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 5. Arab Camp in foreground; American Camp, also known as “Dhahran Camp,” in background. Oilmen unselfconsciously established Dhahran Camp as a colonial implantation. Most of the American inhabitants were white Texans hailing from oil towns. Note the stark difference in construction and More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Security Theology, Surveillance, and the Politics of Fear provides an urgently needed analysis of Israel’s security paradigm embedded in a settler colonial logic. Of central concern to the author are the ways matters of security for the “Jewish state” enable deployment of a violent, quotidian surveillance...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 140–143.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., and the society. The puzzle posed in States and Women’s Rights is explaining how the three Maghrib countries—Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco—geographically contiguous, comprising predominantly Arab-Islamic societies, with French colonial histories and emergence as independent...