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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 July 2008
... interested in gaining a comparative perspective on a particular topic will fi nd succor in the regional and geographical entries. Most importantly, all users will think twice before assuming simplistic or essentialist notions of Islamic culture. Indeed, current events show that homogenizing and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
... microcosm of tensions around postcolonial emancipation and expression, reification of indigenous culture for consumption, and the powerful influence of in-country urban elites. Her arguments about the interconnectedness of modernity and tradition as expressed in fashion are transferable across a number of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 136–139.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Elhum Haghighat From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish Women between Religion and Culture , Soomekh Saba . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2012 . 224 pages. ISBN 978-1-4384-4383-6 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
... referring to women-only spaces in the culture of mahremiyet (intimacy, privacy). This article furthers the scholarship on Muslim sexualities by examining the diversity of women’s concerns regarding their public sexualities and the boundary-making dynamics in the culture of mahremiyet . I argue that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., and geography in Iranian nationalism. She is currently completing two academic projects. The first, “Unveiling Women’s Lives: Science, Sexuality, and Religion in Modern,” documents the social and cultural history of Iranian women from the late nineteenth century until the establishment of the Islamic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and secular practices and ideologies in Turkey. She has been doing ethnographic fieldwork in Istanbul since 1996. Her primary research questions have examined competing and contested secular and Islamic visions and practices of contingent modernity in mall spaces, cultural politics of dress, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 442–444.
Published: 01 November 2017
... testament to the suppleness of Edwards’s writing, which crosses the divides between travel writing, public intellectualism, theory, and close textual analysis. This boldly impressive book will quickly become indispensable for anyone working to understand the complex and mobile relationships of US culture in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Archives: Contemporary Visual Culture and Contested Narratives in the Middle East . Anthony Downey , ed. London : Taurus , 2015 . 469 pages. isbn 9781784534110. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 “We are literally in need of archives,” declares...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 2019
... created new desires and practices, indicating that Iranians neither passively mimicked nor uniformly embraced the consumption practices of Western counterparts. Karimi’s project offers a crucial intervention in showing how, in their everyday contact with material culture, ordinary Iranians embraced and...
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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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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 206–208.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Tara Stephan Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture . Eve Krakowski . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2018 . 350 pages. isbn 9780691174983 . Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Nicola Pratt Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 Popular culture, particularly its gendered dimensions, remains relatively understudied in the field of Middle East studies, including Middle East gender studies. Yet it provides a fruitful arena for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in Sudan: Islamism, Socialism, and the State (1996) and contributed to numerous major edited collections and a number of journals within Middle East and gender studies. Her work on gender, Islam, and politics intersects political economy, colonial and postcolonial history, cultural studies, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Zeina Zaatari ZEINA ZAATARI  33 THE CULTURE OF MOTHERHOOD: AN AVENUE FOR WOMEN’S CIVIL PARTICIPATION IN SOUTH LEBANON Zeina Zaatari...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 30–59.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Sophie Richter-Devroe Conflict resolution theory and praxis have been criticized for being insensitive to local cultures and, particularly, for not considering culturally specific gender roles carefully enough. Yet, on the other hand, culturally sensitive and gender-friendly approaches have also...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 122–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
...S. Margot Finn 122  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES BOOK REVIEWS  Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures I: Methodologies, Paradigms and Sources Edited by Suad Joseph et al. Leiden: Brill...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
... essential reading for those scholars concerned with the history of the women’s movement in Egypt, the iconography of nationalism, and the intersection of gender and nationalism in colonial contexts generally. Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Volume 3: Family...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
... and fi rmly embedded within larger discussions about race and racial formation. Th erefore, it is uniquely positioned to stretch these dialogues in vitally important ways. Imagining Arab Womanhood: Th e Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 mn  41 ARTS PUBLICATIONS AND CULTURAL PROJECTS BY SONDRA HALE mn ondra Hale studied Aesthetic Anthropology (mainly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Alec Balasescu Muslim Fashion: Contemporary Style Cultures . Lewis Reina . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2015 . 400 pages. isbn 9780822359142. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Editors’ note: This book won the 2016 AMEWS...