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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Paul Amar This article examines how everyday theories of masculinity and vernacular discourses of “masculinities in crisis” play crucial roles in misrecognizing, racializing, moralistically-depoliticizing, and class-displacing emergent social forces in the Middle East. Public discourses and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 113–116.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Elizabeth Brownson Consuming Desires: Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East , Hasso Frances S. . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 256 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-6156-7 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 333–337.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ghiwa Sayegh; Yasmin Shafei American University of Beirut . January 19–20 , 2018 Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 The “Feminism in Crisis? Gender and the Arab Public Sphere” conference, coconvened by Carmen Geha, Sara Mourad, and Rim Saab at...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 106–109.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Wilson Chacko Jacob For Better, For Worse: The Marriage Crisis that Made Modern Egypt , Kholoussy Hanan . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2010 . 188 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-6960-0 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 106  mn  JOURNAL OF...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 July 2015
... gender and crisis in Arabic literature from the late 1960s to the present. Working in a regional Arab context, I define crisis as an endemic situation of political paralysis and cultural stagnation, one historically connected to the Arab world’s failure to obtain the political freedoms, economic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Haytham Bahoora Abstract In the Iraqi literary production of the 1940s and 1950s, the figure of the woman prostitute appeared repeatedly, signaling a crisis in the ways Iraqi men imagined and articulated the contours of women’s liberation. Through an examination of works by Jabra Ibrahim Jabra...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 292–313.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., Morocco, and Algeria. Analysis of Islamic jurisprudence and opinions, court decisions, and state laws since 1999 shows that the crisis of abandoned children combined with the biological truth revealed by DNA testing have helped produce a paradigm shift. Islamic legal opinions now argue for the need to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... attached to important restrictions and foreclosures. The article conceptually and theoretically expands on my research on family law projects in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in Consuming Desires: Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East (Stanford University Press, 2011). Its title is inspired...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 March 2021
... left to die. In contrast, Crabapple’s sketch speaks to the right to a life with dignity for those who, once again, are rendered invisible as the public health emergency pushes the migrant crisis to the margins of the news cycle and the political imagination. In 2015 I had been hired by Médecins...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 103–106.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., gender issues, politics of modernity, women’s movements, transnational feminist organizing, colonialism, and postcolonial studies. For Better, For Worse: The Marriage Crisis that Made Modern Egypt Hanan Kholoussy. Stanford: Stanford University...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 111–113.
Published: 01 July 2013
... work is a significant and eminently read- able contribution to studies of gender and contemporary Islam in Egypt and women’s religious activism in the Middle East in general. Consuming Desires: Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East Frances S. Hasso...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2009
... recent publications include “Kemalism and Feminism,” in Women and Gender in the Middle East during the Twen- tieth Century, ed. Ruth Roded and Noga Efrati (in Hebrew, 2008), and “Women Lead Change: Training Volunteers for a Rape Crisis Center / Hot Line in Taibeh” (Hebrew University of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 4–5.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and women’s activism variously negotiate (a) crisis-ridden statist projects and their disenchanted national forms and (b) transnation- al gender regimes ranging from theoretical productions of conceptual vo- cabulary to gender-inclusive developmentalist imperatives. The essays are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 363–367.
Published: 01 November 2018
...May Makki; Mira Mawla; Islam Khatib; Hanine El Mir; Sarah Kaddoura Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 This essay is based on a panel given in Arabic by members of the Feminist Bloc during the “Feminism in Crisis?” Conference, held at the American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 November 2015
... cofounder of the LWPP April 25, 2015 1. The full list of recommendations is at the Karama website ( www.el-karama.org/content/libyan-womens-platform-for-peace-releases-a-crisis-response-strategy-to-achieve-stabilization-in-libya-at-the-59th-session-of-csw ). After a series of workshops and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 July 2016
... where she lived to Jerusalem, setting up a protest camp over the summer. Her protest was sporadically and conditionally supported, judged, ignored, co-opted, and eventually abandoned in a moment of a perceived national crisis when violence erupted once again between Israel and the Palestinians...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
... offering the possibility of a mother married to more than one father. In a comedic scene from the episode “Azmat al-Sakn” (“The Housing Crisis”) in the series Wayn al-Ghalat ( Where Is the Wrong? , by Muhammad al-Maghout and Durayd Lahham, dir. Khaldun al-Maleh, 1979), Ghawwar explains to the police that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 242–245.
Published: 01 July 2018
... tragedy. The first documentary I directed on the Syrian crisis was about the schooling problems of refugee kids at the Turkish-Syrian border right after the war began in March 2011. 1 This is also when I was introduced to Mahmoud, a Syrian journalist who had just escaped to Turkey. He and I met at...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... fall into three broad categories: “the ‘fallen’ woman, the embodiment of the nation in crisis, and the ideal woman/wife” (90). In the introduction to The Female Suffering Body the reader learns that “the sick female body still remains largely outside the Arabic literary imaginary” (2) and that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 337–345.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Jerusalem allows them to communicate with many young women, “it’s not easy to find people who believe in the idea and are willing to commit to the time and work.” The women were animated in their discussion of the severe challenges posed by persistent crisis in Jerusalem. The sense of always waiting...