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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
... refers to explicitly addresses homosexual acts. The commonly used term for effeminate men ( mukhanathiyyin ) is a synonym for male homosexuals in Iraq (Luongo 2010 , 105). Although I cannot verify whether the antiregime activities that triggered this conversation included significant numbers of cross...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Emanuela Buscemi Crossing the Gulf: Love and Family in Migrant Lives . Pardis Mahdavi . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2016 . 216 pages. isbn 9780804798839. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Pardis Mahdavi’s Crossing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
... a consistent point of contention—and one that continually emerges, despite attempts to avoid or shelve the issue. This article examines how the discursive frames that sustain this cross-ideological alliance both hinder a substantial engagement of women and women’s interests at that same time that they render...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall Abstract In Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits Laila Lalami writes about a clandestine crossing from Morocco to Spain. Within this story she reveals the effects of this crossing on the changing religious beliefs of her two central female characters. While a probing critique...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 31–57.
Published: 01 November 2008
... not in polar opposition over family planning. Egyptian women activists, medical specialists, state officials, and American population experts formed alliances that crossed national boundaries and cut at cross purposes to promote their varied agendas. The main losers in the scramble to establish family planning...
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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 (2015) 11 (3): 349.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of anatomical dissections. While doing research on anatomy, I came across a field called cross-sectional anatomical dissection. The visual inspiration was taken from Wilhelm Braune, who performed horizontal dissections on frozen cadavers and in 1877 published The Atlas of Topographical Anatomy . I found...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 423–429.
Published: 01 November 2019
... as cultural mediators and interpreters between cultures, use the genre of life writing to negotiate their sense of self and identity in experimental ways. I argue that they articulate a cross-cultural agency that can be individual or collective through processes of deconstruction and displacement...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 337–345.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of the Red Cross. Earlier that month two young male Palestinian activists had sought refuge in the Red Cross office, violating an Israeli restraining order based on the 1945 British Mandate Defence (Emergency) Regulations that barred them from Jerusalem, where they live. Israeli forces arrested the men...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 104–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... constricted geopolitically by the label of “French Mediterraneans” (Lorcin and Shepard 2016 , 1–18), my research considers a mere two centuries of trans-Mediterranean crossings north to south and back. Historically, these movements of European settlers, French colonialists, and conquerors across...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 346–350.
Published: 01 November 2020
... genres of fashion emphasizes the different stages of body formation on both small and grand scales. The conference highlighted this crucial historical and cross-cultural moment by addressing competing ideas about nationhood, personhood, gender, and cultural identity struggles that continue...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., the fighter, who “had crossed the sacred line that separates the sexes and defines their difference.” For Adnan ( 1993 , 37), “it is no longer a question of clarifying the distinction between the feminine and the masculine, but of redefining the human species,” as if the only way to survive in a war-torn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 277–286.
Published: 01 July 2021
... of the Year Award. 2 Accompanied by archival visuals and sounds, Zan-i keh Mikhaham brought together a cross-generational and cross-border group of Iranian women, including the retired professional athlete Azam Eskandar, the artists Ghazal Partou and Azadeh Pirazimian, the children’s book commentator...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and propaganda. He also has an interest in cross-cultural and cross-temporal literary currents. He has conducted research in multiple countries of the Middle East, and among Muslim immigrant communities in North America and Europe. He is a member of the American Academy of Reli- gion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 March 2021
... a serious life-or-death medical decision. Despite their closeness, neither can understand the other’s decision. Friendship was a way for us to highlight the possibility of cross-class, cross-geographic, cross-contextual solidarity in the various struggles toward social justice. The context of the Egyptian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 156–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... first book, Democracy and Civil Society in Arab Po- litical Thought: Cross-cultural Possibilities, will be published by Syracuse University Press in 2006. Abdelkader Cheref is an Algerian academic and a freelance journalist who has been educated in Algeria, the UK and the US...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 343–362.
Published: 01 November 2016
... is both threat and promise. If boundaries are reaffirmed by violence and destruction, the crossing over of those boundaries is not necessarily an insurance of nonviolence. And yet, boundary crossings can also undermine violence, rigid identities, patrilineal production(s).” If these meanings...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 March 2006
... JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 2, No. 1 (Fall 2006). © 2006 CONTRIBUTORS  145 of Oxford. She was formerly Director of the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women at the Department for International Development...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 2019
... professor: “When is it appropriate for a layperson to interpret a spiritual leader’s decrees?” “Leili knows the answer is ‘Never.’ She glances down at her notebook and shifts in her seat. Her chest thumps. She fingers her gold chain, feeling for the delicate cross beneath her shirt. The cross beats back...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 July 2019
... is consistently driven by one overarching question: What does it mean to think multiple displacements and dislocations together, specifically the cross-border movements of Palestinians and Arab Jews? Careful not to equate these different forms of dispossession, she calls for a relational approach that considers...