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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Frances S. Hasso Khul‘ Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life , Sonneveld Nadia . Cairo; New York : The American University in Cairo Press , 2012 . 229 pages. ISBN: 978-977-416-484-12 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
... how both governmental and civil society actors have discussed and framed reproductive policies primarily in reference to religion since the ascension of the Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (Justice and Development Party; AKP), this article focuses on debates that took place in 2012 about abortion and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 21–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli Though greatly routinized over the past two decades, assisted reproductive technologies still invoke an occasional public debate around a dilemma that is constituted as unprecedented. This paper examines one such case that took place in Israel—that of a legal dispute...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Carla Jones The recent and highly visible rise of Islamic consumer culture in contemporary urban Indonesia is a source of both pleasure and anxiety for many Indonesians, figuring in debates about the appeal of a new piety there in the past decade. At the center of these debates is the image of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... demonstrate debates among groups of younger Muslims across ethnic lines. In this paper I introduce Kandemir’s book and trajectory to illustrate aspects of dynamic transformations underway among groups of younger European Muslims. Drawing on a reading of the book and ethnographic observation at a major...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
... public debates that preceded, accompanied, and followed the new Family Law; these debates involved practically all public actors ranging from social, to economic, religious, and political actors and, along with the Family Law, shows that women’s feminist ideas and associations were inserting themselves...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
... internal debates about the representation of the female body and concepts of modesty. Central to this is the problem of what Muslim looks like, or what looks Muslim. The challenges faced by Muslim style intermediaries in staging a dressed body recognizable to readers as Muslim parallel those faced by the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
... on different ends of both the social and the Islamist-secularist axes highlight the similarities and differences of intimate concerns and encounters. Urban beauty salons are where publicly debated ideals of femininity and sexuality are visibly manufactured, and those involved have to negotiate new...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 31–55.
Published: 01 July 2007
... women, about themselves, and about their conception of ideal manhood. I argue that overt discussions of masculinity ran parallel to discussions of femininity. They might not have dominated the cultural scene like the debates on “the woman question,” but they are revealing of the complexities of gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 60–80.
Published: 01 July 2008
... on cultural narratives, representational ideals, and intellectual debates. This paper shift s the emphasis to the subjectivity of imperial masculinity in order to identify how a notion of “superior” manhood is sustained and negotiated amidst the demands of everyday life. Interrogating a military...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
... questions that guide us then become: In what debates and institutions do “Muslim women’s rights” partake? How are they mediated? What work do the notion and the practices organized in its terms do in various places, for various kinds of women? What infrastructures support them? As an anthropologist, I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2010
... debate on women’s political participation through such segmented public activism has provided Islamist women with the political leverage to begin undermining segmentation, further expanding the range of opportunities for women’s activism. Stacey Philbrick Yadav is Assistant Professor in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Kathryn Libal This article examines debates over Turkish women’s emancipation and women’s independent organizing in Turkey during the 1930s. It traces the troubled history of Turkey’s most prominent independent women’s organization, the Turkish Women’s Union (Türk Kadın Birliği), focusing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
... conducted among men who debated education, seclusion, and domesticity, after World War II, social democrats, communists, and radical pan-Arabists utilized the mistreatment of women as a way to criticize the Hashemite state. Women affiliated with these groups defined themselves as citizens, rather than...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... with former militiamen from the Lebanese press, an autobiographical novel, and a play about the war, this paper examines the link between debates about memory and responsibility on one hand, and contentions over norms of masculine behavior on the other. The texts suggest that some Lebanese artists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
... contributes to socially and politically contextualized and gender-sensitive trauma research, as well as to the larger political and sociological debate on reconciliation processes after war and conflict. Karin Mlodoch is psychologist and research fellow at the Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin with a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2018
...L. L. Wynn; Angel M. Foster Abstract English- and Arabic-language cyberfatwas on emergency contraception (EC) illuminate current debates around sexuality in the global Muslim community. In websites with fatwas about EC, there are significant differences in the way that English- and Arabic-language...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... women. While most feminist scholarship dealing with states formation in the Arab context attributes its gendered nature to dictatorship, patriarchy, and religion, there is no debate about the development of states and their relation to militarism and masculinism. This construction of militarized...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 March 2009
... olocuscus o fof a nan-- thropologist John Bowen’s book, Why the French Don’t Like Headscarves, the fi rst comprehensive examination of the current debate in France over ostentatious religious symbols in the public space, neatly couched in the question of les voilées. Th e book takes the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Soumises to the forefront of the growing national debate about France’s immigrant suburbs. Fadela Amara co-founded Ni Putes Ni Soumises, and her Break- ing the Silence (originally published simply as Ni putes, ni soumises) chronicles the development of the organization and the rapidly degrad...