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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 267.
Published: 01 July 2016
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 July 2017
... masculinist divisions, proposing instead a more fluid approach that emphasizes connections, flows, and mobilities. This approach is vividly manifest in form and content in the installation featured on the cover of this issue. For Saltwater Heart , Yoldaş constructed the architecture of a heart’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 451–452.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the same location, sharing culture and perhaps religion. In the JMEWS cover photo, Mariam sits in her one-room home in the Bourj al Shamali Palestinian Refugee Camp in Tyre, Lebanon. Matar met Mariam and took this photograph in 2009. The photograph of Mariam depicts a space within the family...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... water!” The watercolor series emerged from the process of learning from the discourses articulated by this struggle. Titled in reference to Paul Celan’s poem “Breathturn,” the watercolor on the JMEWS cover is part of a series, ongoing since 2014, shaped by the desire for water and consciousness to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 235.
Published: 01 July 2018
... woman knows herself. Her truth is her beauty. Between those things lies a calm uneasiness, an awkward elegance and, yes, life itself. Flowers , the vibrant painting by Suhair Sibai that graces the cover of this issue, evokes ideas present, absent, and hinted at in the issue’s content. That sex...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 362.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Rola Khayyat; Munira Khayyat; Yasmine Khayyat Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 The cover photograph of two generations is part of Fahmi Basrawi’s extensive personal archive. This classic sepia-toned family portrait of people pressed together in a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 116.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., languages, and images. Her art includes books that are paintings and paintings that read like books. The painting featured on the cover of this issue has writing on the face, mind, body, and garments, with the woman (or man?) holding the Arabic letter ḥaʾ close to her (his?) heart. The painting reminds us...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 75–98.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Ashraf Zahedi This article examines the history of the veil and its changing social meanings in Iran. Embedded in the meaning of the veil is the erotic meaning of female hair. The symbiotic relations of the “cover” (the veil) and the “covered” (female hair) are central to this history. Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... patterns and family forms, combating prostitution, eliminating women’s traditional head coverings, and reining in what the AIU saw as men’s promiscuity and homosexual tendencies. Ultimately, the AIU helped further estrange Moroccan Jews from Muslims but failed to secure Moroccan Jews’ smooth integration...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 102–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., a sample of 107 households was selected from a national survey covering 18,243 households conducted by Saint Joseph University in Beirut. After drawing the profiles of the households surveyed, this study uses four independent variables—the husband’s income, the length of the husband’s absence, the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 118–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the ways in which covered women in Turkey view the styles, this article provides insight into how women’s fashion and the question of tesettür become negotiable elements of everyday practice. Our analysis shows that while there may be no easy reconciliation between the demands for modesty that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 349.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 The work rendered on the cover of JMEWS 11:3 is part of an ongoing series in which I want to link the concept of physical borders and divisions created geographically with corporeal divisions in the form of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 1.
Published: 01 March 2016
... fields. This energy is a language of its own. It doesn’t need translation, cannot be translated. It’s almost like meaning per se, pure meaning, speaking directly to our spirit. — Etel Adnan The cover art for this first issue of volume 12 is by Etel Adnan, a Lebanese poet, conceptual artist, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Kathryn Medien and Jasbir K. Puar. Art Concept essays by cover artists and editors in Third Space are innovations that, combined with vibrant cover art and stellar Duke University Press design, allowed JMEWS to win the 2015 Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) Award for Best Journal Design...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 127–130.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Chosroes II’s other wives and, according to more fanciful sources, the daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Maurice. Th e fi nal sections of the book cover the history of the Shirin motif in literature, both medieval and modern. He discusses the popularity of the Persian material, its reception and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 183–187.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., eyelashes, kohl, seductive look and all. Her head was covered with a silk Islamic veil, and her upper belly was exposed above tight American jeans. She is another type of Muslim women; she obeys her god by wearing the veil and shops in the free market for whatever she likes, free choice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 170.
Published: 01 July 2014
... University, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, P.O. Box 208206, New Haven, CT 06520–8206. Unsolicited book reviews will be considered for publication. Manuscript submissions must include an abstract of 150–200 words. Articles should be accompanied by a cover sheet with the title of the article, author’s name...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 130–132.
Published: 01 November 2005
... important sector such as health. I could not but notice the cover of this book. It is the fi rst time I’ve seen a book about Islam with pictures of Africans on its cover. Whatever interpretation may be given to this choice of pictures, I think it is a suc- cessful choice that reveals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 127.
Published: 01 July 2007
... accom- panied by a cover sheet with title of the article, author’s name, institutional affi liation, and contact information. Articles should include an abstract of no more than 150 words. Author are asked to provide a short CV. Articles must be in English, double-spaced, with a 12-point font...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 134.
Published: 01 November 2007
... include the author’s name. Articles must be accom- panied by a cover sheet with title of the article, author’s name, institutional affiliation, and contact information. Articles should include an abstract of no more than 150 words. Authors are asked to provide a short CV. Articles must...