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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 94–103.
Published: 01 March 2018
... routes toward a more robust critical lexicon for discussing life, death, and disability. In The Right to Maim I offer two main interventions in relation to biopolitics. First, I suggest that the pendulum of living and dying that most theorizations of biopolitics hinge on cannot account for debilitation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... men religious scholars, ulema, during her lifetime. 2 Amin’s influence in comparison to men scholars was nevertheless circumscribed to some degree by male resistance among ulema and a system of granting religious authority and positions that advantaged men scholars. Following her death and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 109–115.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Ranjana Khanna Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Philosophers have declared that the intellectual enigma presented to primaeval man by the picture of death forced him to reflection, and thus became the starting-point of all speculation. I believe that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... experiences of families of two groups who lost their lives either for or to the state. Her book, Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran (Stanford University Press, forthcoming 2011), takes on the issues of survival and witnessing in the midst of death and madness in Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2017
... rehabilitate Hind, portraying her as more stereotypically feminine, chaste, and Muslim. Her image has thus been shaped by a number of political, sectarian, and theological considerations. In chapter 2, which addresses textual representations of women’s lamentation and death rituals, the use of female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Ghomgham’s incarceration strikes me even more. The Western media covered it only after the hoax announcing her death through a video in August 2018 went viral, and never paid attention to the four male activists being judged with her. 7 Following the argument I have developed here, this silence may result...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... , 1976), and left an unfinished novel, Hoşgeldin Ölüm ( Welcome, Death ). In her work Soysal explores the intersectionality of gender, sexuality, militarism, and nationalism. Tante Rosa’s quest for new discoveries about herself cannot be reconciled with motherhood. With each new relationship, her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 July 2007
...  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES killed in what is cynically known as “collateral damage.” She becomes a symbol of the victimized. Th e drama of death interlaced with love (in its manifestations as eros, philia, and agape) continues in the nine chapters of the book, creat...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 122–125.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Hilary M. Fineman 122  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES killed in what is cynically known as “collateral damage.” She becomes a symbol of the victimized. Th e drama of death interlaced with love (in its manifestations as eros, philia, and agape) continues in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... piece by İz Öztat depicts water as the flowing and irrepressible context for the nourishment of life. Water is also an archive of unsustainable consumption, dense pooling, death, blockages, and barriers. Like several pieces in this issue, Öztat’s watercolor emerges from a storytelling project that asks...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
... death in 1967 at the age of 32 cast a spell that has only intensifi ed in intervening years. First inside and now outside Iran, her life has been conscripted time and time again to tell a larger national story about an interrupted female emancipation. Th e plot line has all the requisite...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 245–263.
Published: 01 November 2020
... serial killer who targets trans women whose birth names match those of the prophets of Islam, Peygamber Cinayetleri begins with the mysterious death of a trans woman named Ceren who had been given the birth name Ibrahim. Her body was reportedly consumed by a fire in an abandoned building in Tarlabaşı...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
... between genders, between private and public, and between life and death. This process of crossing is what Westphal ( 2007 , 65–125) calls a “transgressive thinking.” By breaking the stereotypes of the Eastern woman, the Beirut Decentrists allow not only survival but also the possibility of subverting...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 November 2016
... challenge the ideology that sent their sons to battle and to their deaths. Rather, their characterization followed the hegemonic national norm, observing the strict separation between masculine spheres of action (the army) and the feminine and maternal domains that encompassed care for the soldier on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 July 2016
... tentacles of Israeli governance as they reach into the intimate domains of Palestinian life and death in the settler colony, where the terrorizing effects of what she terms the state’s “security theology” (14–15) creep into the veins and capillaries of the everyday. “It is the obsession of the occupiers and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 110–112.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... Reviewed by Alyson E. Jones, University of Michigan Laura Lohman’s book is a nuanced assessment of Umm Kulthum’s later life and reception after her death in 1975. Lohman contends that study- book reviews  mn  111 ing the Egyptian singer’s later career...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 125–130.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the comment that gives the documentary its title. Nor does death seem to off er respite from humiliation. Dima, who works at a private television station in Nablus, explains that she has to read all the dispatches and watch all the newsreels that come in so as to present a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
...-be-allowed-to-access-detainees-amid-torture-allegations . Özsoy Hişyar . 2010 . “ Between Gift and Taboo: Death and the Negotiation of National Identity and Sovereignty in the Kurdish Conflict in Turkey .” PhD diss., University of Texas at Austin . Attending to the irony of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
... death penalty? Faced with tanks and soldiers at their doorsteps in Western cities’ streets for the first time, there is new hope for a potentiality of a shared understanding of the ongoing war against the Kurds in the east whose everyday experiences are systematically shaped by the immediacy of armed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 79–86.
Published: 01 March 2020
... before I was resuscitated. The doctors had to use electric shock to get my heart to start working again. In the meantime, I have no memory whatsoever of death. I don’t recall seeing angels, and I don’t recall speaking to anyone. I only remember being ready for death. I was, in fact, dying. My system...