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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alessandra L. González Moroccan Fashion: Design, Culture, and Tradition Jansen M. Angela New York : Bloomsbury , 2015 . 151 pages. isbn 9781472524676 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 M. Angela Jansen’s book highlights Moroccan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 442–444.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Peter Limbrick After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East . Edwards Brian . New York : Columbia University Press , 2015 . 268 pages. isbn 9780231174008 (paperback 2017, isbn 9780231174015). Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Zeina Zaatari Zeina Zaatari earned her PhD in cultural anthropology with a designated emphasis in feminist theory from the University of California at Davis. She conducted fieldwork with women’s groups and women activists in South Lebanon detailing their life histories and the ways they...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Karen Leonard Muslim Diaspora: Gender, Culture and Identity , Moghissi Haideh , ed. New York : Routledge , 2006 . Pp. xxv, 238 . ISBN 9780415770811 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 July 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 (1 November 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 (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Rijuta Mehta Dissonant 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Catherine Sameh Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran: Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era . Pamela Karimi . Abingdon : Routledge , 2013 . 258 pages. isbn 9780415781831. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 In Domesticity and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 122–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
... BOOK REVIEWS  Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures I: Methodologies, Paradigms and Sources Edited by Suad Joseph et al. Leiden: Brill, 2003. xlix+632. US$326. Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures II...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 123–126.
Published: 01 November 2007
... instance, through culinary culture; the complexities of assuming gender roles and exploring sexual identity as a woman of Iranian descent; the difficulties of seeing oneself through the often hostile gaze of others who equate Iranian men with fanatical terrorists and identify Iranian women as their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Hania Sholkamy Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Volume 3: Family, Body, Sexuality, and Health , Joseph Suad , ed. Boston : Brill , 2006 . Pp. xix, 564 . ISBN 9789004128194 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 108  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Nada Elia Imagining Arab Womanhood: The Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly Dancers in the U.S. , Jarmakani Amira . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2008 . Pp. xiii, 236 . ISBN 987-0-230-60472-8 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Elizabeth Claire Saylor Abstract This article examines the Arabic fiction of ʿAfifa Karam (1883–1924), an overlooked contributor to the nahda , or the Arabic cultural renaissance of the mid- to late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Born in Mount Lebanon, Karam became a novelist, journalist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... contexts of a growing Muslim German public sphere, Muslim German cultural production, and the public sphere at large. Kandemir’s transformation unfolds in Germany in the middle of an often young and visible larger movement of Muslim piety. Her narrative and experience transcend her individual life and...