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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 330–343.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of Spanish Republican anticolonialism and feminism in the 1930s. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Spain Morocco colonialism feminism You cannot close your eyes to or ignore our incapacity for racial colonization,” says the Catalan writer Aurora Bertrana...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 256–257.
Published: 01 July 2015
... 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 multiculturalism, consumption, and desire through multisited and multisensory ethnography...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Jonathan Wyrtzen Global Women, Colonial Ports: Prostitution in the Interwar Middle East . Liat Kozma . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2017 . 250 pages. isbn 139781438462615. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Liat...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Jakob Krais Abstract Algeria is often seen as a major instance of women’s emancipation in the Middle East of the mid-twentieth century. Whereas the scholarly focus has often been on colonial policies, French views, or the female participation in the war of independence, this article looks...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2022) 18 (1): 12–35.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Hagit Krik Abstract British women have hitherto been almost absent from the history of British colonialism in the Middle East, and particularly in Mandate Palestine (1918–48). By using an individual tale of a British nurse as a vantage point, the article explores the personal and professional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2022) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to be studied. The articles examine microlevel contact zones, in which women’s agency shaped and was shaped by colonial and postcolonial encounters, decolonization, and the formation of national professions. They reveal tensions within the medical sphere, between men and women, foreign and local, colonizer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 105–133.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to a hard-power colonial state apparatus, they retained considerable situational power over their patients. arizou@nus.edu.sg Copyright © 2022 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2022 Chinese female ob-gyns medical mission Algeria Morocco Orientalism Unfolding...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... on 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 (2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Abouzeid’s engagement with tensions triggered by colonial encounters and postcolonial nation building. Leila’s father is the victim of Western colonialism as French colonial powers repeatedly arrest and torture him. Yet after driving out the Western victimizers, her father victimizes Leila’s mother and his...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (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...