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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 126.
Published: 01 March 2013
... GENDER STUDIES IS AWARDED TO Marlé Hammond FOR BEYOND ELEGY: CLASSICAL ARABIC WOMEN’S POETRY IN CONTEXT mn arlé Hammond’s Beyond Elegy: Classical Arabic Women’s Poetry Min Context...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 163–166.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Hina Azam Sexuality in Muslim Contexts: Restrictions and Resistance , Hélie Anissa Hoodfar Homa , eds. London and New York : Zed Books , 2012 . 346 pages. ISBN 978-1-78032-285-8 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
... discrimination (against Mizrahim in general and against Mizrahi girls in particular) presents a special case of exclusionary social practices in the context of the Middle East. It owes its motivating and legitimizing force to social constructions exhibiting a unique reproduction of the dichotomy between...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 6–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., in a transnational context, the construction of an anthropology of culture by women of the region and the establishment of a Maghrebi women’s network enabled the torch of women’s rights to pass from women in Tunisia, where the Personal Status Code (PSC) was a model for the region, to women in Morocco, whose...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 71–97.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Jared McCormick This inquiry explores questions of movement and tourism in relation to sexuality within the context of Lebanon’s nascent gay travel industry. The first section examines how imagery of Arab men is mediatized and circulated, with (un)intended effects. Many of the images take form...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 9. An Aramcon road, with the smoke and fires of the oil refineries in the background disrupting its tidiness and ordinariness and reminding us of the imperial context of the “suburban” scene and its artifice in 1948. The back of the photograph includes Basrawi’s Arabic notations More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2007
... for economic independence, challenging the very concept of namus (honor), and at times calling into question the value of the institution of marriage. The column often appeared in proximity to reports of youth suicides. Thus the column and its context allow us to examine the social tensions produced...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 21–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
... “ female” domestic character, received exceptional public attention and indeed called into question prevailing ideas and power relations. At the same time, in other contexts of the debate, the status quo was reaffirmed within an updated framework. On the whole, the dilemma at hand and the innovative...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 March 2015
... with the narratives and corporeal practices of the women dancers in daily life. I argue that the women rationalize their professional dancing and protect their reputations in a patriarchal context through self-disciplining practices and by disavowing their sexuality during what they understand as a temporary period...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 60–80.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Sarah A. Kaiksow This paper explores imperial masculinity from the perspective of a British soldier who fought against the Dhofar revolution from 1968 to 1970 while serving in the British-led Army of the Sultan of Oman. Previous writings on masculinity in the context of empire have largely focused...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 March 2009
... dimension in the administration of House of Obedience. Aspects concerning the wider sociopolitical context are crucial, notably the preeminence of the notion of family honor ( sharaf ), the mutually constitutive relation between the shari‘a court and the community, and the specificities of court cases...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 46–74.
Published: 01 March 2010
... contemporary manifestations that have emerged in the context of fashion over the past ten years. It is proposed that, although the ‘abaya-as-fashion presents a case of resistance and deviation from its original form, consent by the hegemonic order lies within the ultimate preservation of the ‘abaya’s essential...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... in the contexts of a growing Muslim German public sphere, Muslim German cultural production, and the public sphere at large. Kandemir’s transformation unfolds in Germany in the middle of an often young and visible larger movement of Muslim piety. Her narrative and experience transcend her individual life...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Smadar Lavie This paper analyzes the failure of Israel’s Ashkenazi (Jewish, of European, Yiddish-speaking origin) feminist peace movement to work within the context of Middle East demographics, cultures, and histories and, alternately, the inabilities of the Mizrahi (Oriental) feminist movement...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 89–102.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Nina Abdul Razzak Faculty at Bahrain Teachers’ College were concerned that their students lacked the ability to succeed in educational contexts designed to promote deep, or active, student-centered, learning. Deep learning is an educational approach that involves critical analysis, the linking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Serkan Gorkemli This article focuses on the Internet as a “digital closet” in the context of Turkish lesbian and gay activism in the 1990s and early 2000s. In its analysis of media and sexual discourse, the article first discusses traditional media, such as the printing press and television. While...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the sexualized meanings and queer desires within GayRomeo.com with local politics and practices affords new forms of self-description and embodied practice online as a queer Lebanese subject. Using context analysis to explore manifestations of selfhood within GayRomeo.com, as well as secondary literature about...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 28–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of the Egypt Spinning and Weaving Company, the largest Egyptian textile firm, mobilized and chanted the slogan, “Where are the men? Here are the women!” to shame their colleagues into joining the strike. By exploring the connection between the political economy context, the reorganization of work, the rise...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
...’ impact does not imply that they should be interpreted as resistance. In fact, transgressive acts are embedded in shifting power relations in the context of reform. In the third section, I show how transgressions have long-term implications for shaping groupings, identifications, and exclusions. Some...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 68–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
... others in everyday life provides one context in which these figures, and Sufi poetry more generally, may become attractive to contemporary Muslims. Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 desire Sufi poetry Kurdistan Deep ambiguity concerning the identity...