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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 112–139.
Published: 01 July 2005
... professor of economics at Drew University. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 112  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES IS PAID WORK THE (ONLY) ANSWER? NEOLIBERALISM, ARAB WOMEN’S WELL-BEING, AND THE SOCIAL CONTRACT...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Sibylle Lustenberger Abstract This article analyzes the place of intimacy in the encounters between Israeli gay men and Indian surrogates. While transnational surrogacy is often presented either as an act of solidarity or as a contract for mutual benefit, the article complicates this picture. The...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... married or engaged. Qualitative research conducted from 2000 to 2007 reveals that while increasing numbers of young Iranian women engage in unprotected premarital sex, most have little information or concern about contracting HIV/STIs. Rather, many women are more afraid of the social risks of sexual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Nelia Hyndman-Rizk Abstract Amid an enduring political deadlock in Parliament, the first civil marriage contracted in Lebanon in 2013 received significant media coverage in a country where the personal status law of eighteen recognized religious sects governs marriage. This case study examines the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 July 2015
... preparatory work involved after I receive the skin. I first soak it thoroughly in water. Then it is stretched, dyed, and left to dry. It’s an interesting process, as the skin changes when it dries. It contracts, gets thinner, and changes color, and the level at which it does this depends on the area of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 246–250.
Published: 01 July 2016
... information on the first pages of the family Quran or other cherished books and objects. Marriage contracts, endowments, wills, and other legal papers were kept at home or entrusted to local village headmen or neighborhood religious notables. In other words, these documents did exist, but not in state or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 416–418.
Published: 01 November 2016
... status law, including divorce, marriage, and other family-related contracts, and its introduction of further legal protection for women. Elliott found that while the Mudawwana does include some additional protections for women, their rights, and their property, women enjoy these protections only in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 102–104.
Published: 01 November 2006
... formal legal system is well developed, highly articulated and socially pervasive, as is the state generally. Th e enforceablility in civil courts of marriage contract upon divorce, the custody rights of both par- ents on divorce, and the status of a second wife and her children in those...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 July 2012
... regulations of marriage and divorce…” (12). The first chapter, “Transacting Marriage,” addresses the parallel between contracting marriage and buying a slave. It discusses consent to marriage, the marriage contract, and the dower. While everyone agreed that fathers had the power of compulsion over...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 114–115.
Published: 01 November 2006
... regulation of surrogacy contracts in the world. While many other countries have banned surrogacy, Israel is the only country where surrogacy is legal, remunerated, and government- supervised. Th is unique piece of legislation includes many restrictions imposed by Jewish law (halacha). Now...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Inhorn completed the two years of her contract, the AMEWS Board of Directors appointed as editors Professor Nancy Gal- lagher, Chair of the Program in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Professor Sondra Hale, Anthropology and Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Merchant 84 Druze Business College Housewife Contract Engineer 61 Shi‘ite High School Housewife Businessman 58 Shi‘ite BA...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... mutual consent and for irreconcilable differences, increased judicial control over polygamy and repudiation,10 and created the possibility for spouses to sign a separate marital property contract.11 The 2004 Family Code was initially hailed by political parties and civil...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 419–421.
Published: 01 November 2016
... to the right to include stipulations in her marriage contract. These reforms were seen as necessary for women because Hanifi jurisprudence established an asymmetrical marital relationship that obliged a wife to obey her husband and live with him and that gave him the right to discipline her with...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 March 2016
... social status and roles in the public sphere. While women’s legal rights contracted after the revolution, the revolutionary religiosity that followed expanded options for many women, particularly those from the more religious and conservative working and middle classes or from rural areas (Kian 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., English-speaking Iraqi women and men hired as interpreters for the US occupation forces. As violence escalated in Iraq, interpreters’ role as conduits of US power in the region put their lives in danger, leading them to seek asylum in the United States. It is through Campbell’s temporary contract working...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 2009
...” feel. Th e court records are complemented by three types of legal sources: legal handbooks, notarial manuals (compilations of model contracts), and fatwas. Th e legal manuals in question were written by two fourteenth- century Maliki jurists, one from Granada and the other from Egypt. Of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 111–113.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., while Hafez does a fair job of contextualizing religion, she is less effec- tive in contextualizing Egyptian state secularism. The liberal values of individuality, contract, and personal respon- sibility, which shape the piety of Hafez’s subjects, occupy a relatively recent provenance in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
... outside the home.6 It is for this reason that the new Family Code confirmed the right to stipulate further conditions into the mar- riage contract (Articles 47 and 48) and to sign a prenuptial agreement, in which the couple settles on co-management of marital property (Article 49). (In the absence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
..., exercising the power to contract, watch, and interact with mostly lighter-skinned non-Middle Eastern belly dancers. In so doing, these Syrian-Lebanese men “mix” in ways that confirm the Brazilian nationalist idea of “mixture” with a whit- ening undercurrent. By situating the belly dance at...