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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 408–413.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Mary Elaine Hegland mhegland@scu.edu Women in Conflict and Post-conflict Situations: An Anthology of Cases from Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Other Countries . S. Behnaz Hosseini , ed. Zurich : Lit , 2020 . 180 pages. isbn 9783643961204 . Copyright © 2022 by the Association...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 47–68.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Senem Kaptan Abstract Despite being exempt from compulsory military service, women have been indispensable in their roles as mothers of conscripted soldiers in the conflict between the Turkish military and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Based on in-depth interviews conducted with twenty women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 30–59.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Sophie Richter-Devroe Conflict resolution theory and praxis have been criticized for being insensitive to local cultures and, particularly, for not considering culturally specific gender roles carefully enough. Yet, on the other hand, culturally sensitive and gender-friendly approaches have also...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Lisa Hajjar Militarization and Violence against Women in Conflict Zones in the Middle East: A Palestinian Case Study , Shalhoub-Kevorkian Nadera . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2009 .231 pages. ISBN 978-0-521-70879-1 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 343–362.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Sarah Irving Abstract National or ethnic collectivities are often coded in art, propaganda, and other media as “female”—passive, possessed, and penetrable by the enemy other. Particularly during times of conflict, the nation or homeland is depicted as a woman whose purity must be protected by men...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 183–189.
Published: 01 November 2009
... demands obscures the Philippines as a conflict zone, and Aisha Finch’s presentation, “Gendering the Peripheries of Revolution: Rethinking the Paradigms of Slave Insurgency in Cuba,” drew attention to another site where “peace apparently reigns but where the deepest violence becomes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 36–53.
Published: 01 November 2009
... become a site of conflict between the two main political rivals, Hamas and Fateh, and they also have implications for gender relations. Women are not passive observers of the conflict between the two parties and the new traditions and rituals these parties are inventing. Women are actively involved...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... These strategies are largely shaped by social and economic factors and gender relations and in the traditional patriarchal context of rural Kurdish society. The article further explores the transformation of the women’s situation and narratives through the recent political changes in Iraq and shows the conflict...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Nadje Al-Ali; Latif Tas Abstract Despite the recent outbreak of violence and conflict, peace continues to be high on the agenda of the Kurdish political movement and many progressive Turkish intellectuals and activists. Based on qualitative research we conducted in Diyarbakır, Istanbul, London...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 82–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... government in Sudan in the 1990s to shape society’s notion of the ideal Muslim woman. This essay looks at Hale’s work on women’s citizenship in Sudan to examine the constitution of this notion and how it shapes women’s citizenship in post-Arab Spring Egypt. My aims are to explore the various conflicting...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... The intended fathers in the study simultaneously negated, expected, feared, and desired intimacy. The emphasis of the surrogates’ monetary interests kept the women outside the fathers’ families. Yet framing surrogacy as pure work conflicts with the affection and appreciation the men felt toward...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 323–342.
Published: 01 November 2016
... violence on conflict. The article draws on empirical data comprising twelve in-depth life histories with men who belong to vigilante groups that sought to rescue women from sexual assault in protest spaces and interviews with women and men who were sexually assaulted during protests. This is corroborated...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... for sociopolitical change and denounced injustices, abuses of power, and political violence. Yet, women like Salima Ghezali, Louisa Hanoune and Messaoudi Khalida developed different definitions and visions of sociopolitical progress, and those differences led to conflict. Paradoxically, these divisions multiplied...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 80–107.
Published: 01 July 2013
...) as an 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
...) fighters. Interviews with the mothers of soldiers will also be part of the final analysis. Focusing on these three organizations, the article answers the following questions: (1) How has the conflict between the military/paramilitary forces and oppositional organizations transformed the lives of some...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 357–378.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Nadje Al-Ali; Mashuq Kurt Abstract This article explores the complex and intersectional identities and positionalities of Kurdish Islamist women activists in Turkey in the context of heightened violence and tensions linked to the ongoing Turkish-Kurdish conflict. While both female Islamist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 267–290.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Anne Marie E. Butler Abstract The Tunisian state and Tunisian cultural systems that predate it dictate social and material realities for Tunisian women. Where these systems of authority conflict, a woman may feel that she is herself in the reality she inhabits, yet she is also an other who surveils...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 March 2006
... an Enemy, Nathalie Applewhite, 2003 Reviewed by Elissa Helms, Central European University, Budapest “Picture Me an Enemy” is a portrait of two young women from the former Yugoslavia who came to the US because of the conflicts in their homeland(s). The main goal of this documentary...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 377–382.
Published: 01 November 2019
... : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2016 . 211 pages. isbn 9780812248210 . Women, Reconciliation, and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Road Not Yet Taken . Giulia Daniele . London : Routledge , 2014 . 179 pages. isbn 9780520285262 . Sustaining Conflict: Apathy...