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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Núria Silleras-Fernández Her Day in Court: Women’s Property Rights in Fifteenth-Century Granada , Shatzmiller Maya . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2007 . Pp. viii, 277 . ISBN 978-0-674-02501-1 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 116...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 2–30.
Published: 01 March 2016
... married to Muslim men and mothers of Muslim children. The archives document women who appeared in the sharia court seeking either to remain tied to their religious communities by resisting conversion or to escape unwanted marriages through conversion to Islam. Particular to Aleppo’s courts were Armenian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Leila Pourtavaf Abstract This article explores the social composition of the women’s quarter of Nasir al-Din Shah’s court, variously referred to as his harem or andarun , during his reign (1848–96). The article offers a brief sketch of the complex structure of this institution and some of the key...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Hanan Hammad Abstract Court records, police reports, and security statistics indicate that theft was the most frequent crime committed by imprisoned Egyptian women in the interwar period, although scholarship has largely focused on their involvement in prostitution. Theft by women was typically...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
...—not postrevolutionary—state that, as women’s rights activists in Iran know best, will, if given a chance, vehemently undermine any and all traces of women’s equality. Her Day in Court: Women’s Property Rights in Fift eenth-Century Granada Maya Shatzmiller. Cambridge, MA...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... Uninvited, world opinion has jumped in with impassioned invective, crusaders playing heroes, courting women’s organizations to join in. As a result we have situations of elite feminist leaders in African countries distancing themselves from their countrywomen to garner funds for pro...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 March 2009
... proceedings and, ultimately, adjudication. Within this complex of power relations, litigants do not remain passive. Th eir strategies reveal multiple, sometimes hidden, motivations. It should be stressed that women appear in court as plaintiff s more frequently than as defendants (see...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 108–115.
Published: 01 November 2005
... FARIDA DEIF  109 enshrined in international human rights law. Th e report, “Divorced from Justice: Women’s Unequal Access to Divorce in Egypt,” documented the painful experiences of Egyptian women seeking to end their marriages in Egyptian courts. Th e report relied on over one hundred...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
... women went to colonial courts for judicial divorce or other marital disputes, they found a receptive audience of assimilationist French jurists. French judicial and legislative interventions, though dubious in their feminist intents, nonetheless created a platform from which Kabyle women mounted...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 292–313.
Published: 01 November 2018
... practice will not be surprised by the frequency of women claiming their rights and seeking justice before the courts (Sonbol 1996 , 2000 ; Tucker 2000 ) or by the importance of minority opinions in judicial practice (Serrano-Ruano 2007 ). Though risky and costly, going to modern courts has proved...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 21–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
... pers: the highbrow Ha’aretz and the more popular Yedioth Aharonoth and Ma’ariv. The protagonists, their lawyers, court judges, journalists, women activists, and religious authorities were all given ample space to air their views throughout three years of trials. It was the media—news...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 106–109.
Published: 01 July 2011
... to men’s refusal or inability to marry. The majority of press crit- ics blamed the colonial economy for devaluing marriage, which they saw as important to creating proper men. But tracing the state of marriage through court records, Kholoussy argues, “the number of women who continued...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 419–421.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the law and the court system as they relate to marriage and the family. The book is a must-read for all scholars of Egypt, not just for those with an interest in women, the law, and the family. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., and policing roles in the redistribution of men’s income to wives, ex-wives, aged parents, and children. It also demon- strates how women from every class background at different historical points and locations in the region approach state-sponsored courts and offices to hold husbands...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 62–65.
Published: 01 March 2020
...,” is a welcome critical intervention. The author articulates the differences between male and female black slaves within Qajar court culture, where the female body was often hypersexualized, although this does not come across in any of the photographs. Scheiwiller argues that young boys of the court would often...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 237–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Reem Awny Abuzaid Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 In 2013 a Cairo court sentenced forty-two employees, seventeen of them Americans, from several international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), including Freedom House and the Konrad Adenauer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 479–482.
Published: 01 November 2017
... February 28, 2017 ). UN Refugee Agency . n.d. “ Figures at a Glance .” www.unhcr.org/en-us/figures-at-a-glance.html (accessed February 28, 2017 ). 3. Federal courts blocked the January EO, and the president issued a revised version on March 6, 2017. The later EO, which was supposed to go...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Monographs in August 2004. Her latest project seeks to explore the interaction of harem and court in the early fourth/tenth century. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 NADIA MARIA EL CHEIK  1 REVISITING THE ABBASID...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2011
...  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  7:1 civil law” (64), “ritualized religious spaces” (71), and individual women’s experiences. While the bulk of the book is devoted to dialogical sites— Qur’anic women-only study groups, Tehran family courts, family law offices, Iran’s official...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., in relation to marriage and divorce from the 1970s to the 2000s in Egypt. It also includes a legal case study focused on a few women’s daily experiences with marriage, lawyers, family court officials (judges and mediators), divorce, and remarriage in Egypt, especially with the passage in 2000 of Law...