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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 94–103.
Published: 01 March 2018
... “folds” and “cuts” of current biopolitical theorizations of race. Can you tell us a little more about your expansion of the biopolitical? JKP: Debilitation and maiming for me are routes toward a more robust critical lexicon for discussing life, death, and disability. In The Right to Maim I offer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... In chapter 2, which addresses textual representations of women’s lamentation and death rituals, the use of female figures to delimit boundaries between Islam and jahiliyya is further explored. Pre-Islamic Arabian mourning practices are condemned in a number of hadiths (which often associate them...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... also published a collection of short stories, Barış Adlı Çocuk ( A Child Named Peace , 1976), and left an unfinished novel, Hoşgeldin Ölüm ( Welcome, Death ). In her work Soysal explores the intersectionality of gender, sexuality, militarism, and nationalism. Considered a “foreign” character in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 122–125.
Published: 01 July 2007
... 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- ing an almost musical composition in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 102–106.
Published: 01 March 2016
... [1977], 106). Blurring the border between private and public, the Beirut Decentrists defy death, and most of their heroines become martyrs. Zahra is killed by her lover-sniper; Marie Rose refuses to be exchanged with her Palestinian lover and proudly faces death; Umm Ali, the fighter, dies in the street...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 July 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 (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 110–112.
Published: 01 July 2012
... 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 is essential to comprehending why...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
... lynching in which surrendered conscripts were whipped and beaten to death by progovernment crowds. Video footage (likely fabricated) of a beheaded soldier—resonating with both ISIS beheadings and the beheading of Kubilay, the iconic martyr of Turkish secularism—added to the shock that people felt in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
... among them about what should be next. Some eagerly and publicly support the death penalty for the putschists, while others see it as a violation of human rights. However, many seem to support the government’s purge and drive to protect the president against the coup. The AKP government presents these...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 73–95.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Women’s Studies 2005 SUSAN SLYOMOVICS  73 THE ARGUMENT FROM SILENCE: MOROCCO’S TRUTH COMMISSION AND WOMEN POLITICAL PRISONERS Susan Slyomovics Th ere is a diff erence, of course, between prison and death...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., ironically because of the events that transpired in Karbala (present-day Iraq) after her death in 632-3 CE As Islam began to spread outside of Arabia, the leadership of the Islamic community became contested terrain. Those supporting the claim of Ali, the Prophet Muhammad’s cousin and son-in-law...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 193–197.
Published: 01 November 2009
... his sister, daughter, and son. As he grows older and weaker, they become stronger and more assertive. Despite their growing independence, Sara, her brother, and her aunt become entangled in the lives for which the Sheikh has laid the foundation. By the time of his death, there is...