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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 81–109.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., gender and sexuality, and Arab Americans. Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 Rita Stephan  mn  81 CREATING SOLIDARITY IN CYBERSPACE THE CASE OF ARAB WOMEN’S SOLIDARITY ASSOCIATION UNITED...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Mona Abaza Russell Mona L. , Creating the New Egyptian Woman: Consumerism, Education and National Identity 1863–1922 . Palgrave, Macmillan , 2004 . Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 BOOK REVIEWS  149...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
...” ( Ethnos , 2004). Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 CARLA JONES  91 IMAGES OF DESIRE: Creating Virtue and Value in an Indonesian Islamic Lifestyle Magazine...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 1. Acceptance of the hijab in “We the People” series created by Shepard Fairey for the Amplifier Foundation. theamplifierfoundation.org/wethepeople Figure 1. Acceptance of the hijab in “We the People” series created by Shepard Fairey for the Amplifier Foundation More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of marriage. In divorces based on forced or premature consummation, colonial medical and legal discourses that infantilized Muslim women and criminalized Muslim men created new pathways for women to escape abusive marriages. Conversely, women’s divorce suits based on nonconsummation were weakened by French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... women challenge gender expectations and undermine conventional concepts of masculinity by creating a variety of male images, such as the liberal-minded individual, the frustrated intellectual, the sexually disoriented male, the business tycoon, the hapless immigrant, and the Islamic jihadist—all...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
...” of the ethnographic agenda. She argued that ethnography, particularly when addressing controversial practices, creates cultural difference rather than the generating solidarity for the struggles of women, such as the Sudanese struggles she studied. Hale recognized that the issue of female circumcision (or female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of bodily appearance and forms of intimate relations. Beauty salon customers and workers create strategies to deal with (bodily) intimacy and test the moral, social, and religious boundaries of what is attractive, respectable, or permissible. Defying common assumptions, upwardly mobile pious women display...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 July 2016
... their surrogates. They felt the need to meet them, even if only once, to bring the relationship to a good end. Their balancing act unveils the asymmetries that structure transnational surrogacy. Gay men rely on distance and proximity to create consistent stories of origin for their children. They do so, however...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the issue of women unavoidable. In the context of a cross-ideological oppositional alliance in Yemen that has been largely fostered by the conferences, this enduring tension over women seems to have created just enough space to push the issue of women’s right to representation as political candidates...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and interdisciplinary thrusts and implications. In both instances they have oriented themselves toward traveling across traditional academic disciplines to create transnational communities and cross-cultural communication. Given these general affinities, this article uses theoretical tools from the field of translation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2008
... across national boundaries, in seeking recognition from the international women’s movement, and above all in articulating a uniquely “Eastern” framework in which to ground women’s rights, the delegates tried to create an autonomous women’s movement that was allied with but independent from both Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
... accompanied by the virtual unveiling of women bloggers in cyberspace. Through their personal narration, women bloggers transgress several sociocultural boundaries. The strategy of women in both spaces is the same: to become more visible, to speak out, and to create a new identity closer to their “inner self...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 36–53.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in creating more space for themselves by resisting certain Islamist initiatives, polygyny in particular. Even as they demonstrate resistance and agency, however, the political context in which Islamist and nationalist group weddings occur is unfavorable to women, as both forms lead to more segregated gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Reina Lewis Recently developed to serve the consumption needs of an emergent Islamic bourgeoisie, English-language Muslim lifestyle media depart from previous community media by including fashion as an integral part of the genre. Creating fashion editorial brings lifestyle publications up against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... masculinities, this article creates a larger map of discourses and methods, drawing upon studies of coloniality and gender in and from the global South. This mapping puts masculinity studies into dialogue with critiques of liberalism and security governance and with work in postcolonial queer theory, public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 4–31.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., in a context in which only men or European women were considered legitimate writers in a range of genres, creates anxiety and ambivalence. In spite of this anxiety and the limitations imposed on her by Egyptian and British colonial authorities, Musa appropriates the pen—the symbol of male power—to craft her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 July 2017
... creation by Fatima, who creates her own authorial double, Zahwa. Neither submissive madwoman nor her creator’s wretched double, Fatima adopts strategies that offer us a guide to the necessary (if risky) creative methods of the woman “desert writer.” These methods rely on deep-diving into text and subtext...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of independence and responsibility. Through its deployment, counselors create affective space for single mothers to think beyond pathologizing portrayals of single motherhood in Morocco. Counselors also disrupt the neoliberal focus on calculated, self-interested action by centering “the mother-child couple...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 144–164.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Gi Yeon Koo Abstract This study explores the Korean Wave and fandom in the Islamic Republic of Iran. It follows Iranian women’s consumption of Korean popular culture in the context of their general pop-culture consumption patterns and how they create a fan culture through social media and pop...
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