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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 109–111.
Published: 01 November 2006
... East, to current scholarly debates over literacy, participation, democratization, and identity formation in non- Western contexts. Daughters of the Nile: Photographs of Egyptian Women’s Movements, 1900-1960 Hind and Nadia Wassef, eds. Cairo: American University of Cairo...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Sara Pursley This article discusses the writings of Amina bint Haydar al-Sadr, a prolific Shi‘i intellectual and novelist in Najaf during the 1960s and 1970s more commonly known by her pen name Bint al-Huda (“Daughter of the Right Path”). It examines the author’s ambivalence about marriage in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Petra Kuppinger Hülya Kandemir’s book, Himmelstochter (Daughter of heaven), chronicles her transformation from a well-known regional pop singer to a pious Muslima in Germany. Kandemir describes her turn to Islam and the ensuing fine-tuned construction of a modern pious Muslim subjectivity in the...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 4. A Medinese family that spanned Ottoman, British, and US empires: Yusef Basrawi, born and brought up in Ottoman Istanbul, with his Damascene wife, Arabia Kotob (left); their daughter, Bahija (right); and two younger sons, Fahmi (first row left) and Bahjat (first row right), pose in a More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Kaveh Bassiri Daughter . Mirkarimi Reza , director ( Le Cannet, France : Dreamlab Films , 2016 ). Lollipop . Farahbakhsh Hossein , director ( Tehran : Pouya Film , 2016 ). Last Time When You Saw Sahar? Motamen Farzad , director ( Tehran : Motamen , 2016...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 362.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the foreground, smiling cinematically as he embraces his unsmiling younger brother in anticipation of the shot to be taken. In the background, his father, who holds Fahmi’s shoulder firmly, is flanked by his beaming wife and daughter. Lit by a source to the left into an unseen camera, the photograph...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
... up in Istanbul, the son of Russian émigrés, and then lives for some years in Italy. He marries Ilya, and they have a daughter, also named Ilya. Infl u- enced by his friend Mario, a mining engineer, Nicola becomes obsessed with stories about the Nile, its desert, and the mountains containing a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2008
... daughters (88). However, parents had lower preferences for sons- and daughters-in-law, 134  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES except for those with the “‘all in the family’ perspective” in the southern West Bank where parents expressed “more egalitarian” hopes for their children...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... in the history of Shia Islam. I lived in Iran for fifteen months to explore the consequences for some of the howzevi (seminarian) women. I draw on their ethnography as students, mothers, daughters, wives, developers of social and educational programs for a postrevolution society, and vanguards of a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 July 2005
... erosion of morality in Iranian public life (see Kashani-Sabet, forthcoming). Who better than the prophet’s youngest daughter to embody this message of social change? As Nuriyani wrote, Fatima, despite her “short life, in the narrow society of Arabia, with meager means,” raised the “great...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... mother’s voice in Return to Childhood generally emerges from intimate mother-daughter encounters. The mother is the most present figure in the text’s relational framework. Narrating large segments of the autobiography in her mother’s voice exemplifies a “mutually critical double voicing” (Fischer 1994...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Th e story of four generations of her family in Iran and America, Th e Good Daughter, iiss forthcomingforthcoming inin tthehe USUS fromfrom GrandGrand CCentralentral andand iinn Europe from Random House. She is currently at work on a novel set in 1950s Iran and a scholarly study of the art...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 157–162.
Published: 01 July 2005
... by Afzali and other women present to tell her story and why she has attempted to commit suicide several times. Sepideh is clearly upset with her life and claims that her mother “stole” her boyfriend but that she has the gall to accuse her daughter of being “shameless...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2019
... views as well—for he does. He feels that his daughter and her friend are beautiful and should not be covered up. “God is beautiful, and He loves beauty, so why hide it beneath all that cloth?” (Lalami 2005 : 41). The father sees God’s creation as lovely, and conservative views of the hijab are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 107–109.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., participation, democratization, and identity formation in non- Western contexts. Daughters of the Nile: Photographs of Egyptian Women’s Movements, 1900-1960 Hind and Nadia Wassef, eds. Cairo: American University of Cairo Press, 2001. Reviewed by Laura Bier, Georgia...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 2009
... independence and women’s capacity to act as proprietors. Under Islamic law, daughters receive an inheritance equal to half that of their broth- ers, but keep control of it themselves and, unlike their male siblings, are not obliged to expend their fi nancial resources on the upkeep of the family or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 123–125.
Published: 01 July 2011
... connect with other women who may be struggling with their marriages. As guaranteed by shari‘a law, her husband maintains custody of their daughters, which Hammoud decries and the film implicitly critiques. Dr. Su’ad Saleh is a religious leader in Cairo. She is currently a professor at Al...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
... developed psychological depth and worked to overcome the system and foster a pluralistic society. In the miniseries al-Tabiba ( The Woman Doctor , by Zuhair Baroq and Riyad Naʿsan Agha, dir. Muhammad Ferdos Atassi, 1988) Dr. Medhat is the dictatorial father who stifles his daughter’s dreams to join the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... impassable. In Om Amira , a short documentary, class is the primary roadblock. Om Amira is a middle-aged woman who makes a precarious living selling potatoes near Cairo’s Tahrir Square. The sole wage earner for her family of four, which includes a disabled husband and a terminally ill daughter, Om Amira...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 March 2006
... corruption and nefarious hierarchy that threatens to obliterate the moral decency of the society as a whole. Ironically, its author is the daughter of Major General Tzvi Zamir, former head of the Mossad Espionage Agency; she is also an outspoken feminist and a promising new figure on the...