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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Ghada Mourad Abstract This article examines how the Moroccan Francophone writer Mohamed Leftah negotiates a decolonized modernity in his novel Le dernier combat du Captain Niʿmat (2011). This understanding of decolonization is based on Abdelkebir Khatibi’s pensée-autre , a mode of thinking that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 235.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and sexuality are intimate and public concerns is as true for imperial, colonial, and racist projects as it is for decolonizing ones. The image foregrounds a woman’s body connected with nature as cultivating ground and outcome. It expresses a willful sexuality, her vagina as a site of pleasure rather...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jarrod Hayes Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 When asked to write a preface for this themed issue, “Decolonizing Sex and Sexuality,” I thought right away of the Moroccan writer, thinker, and sociologist Abdelkebir Khatibi ( 1983 , 47), who in Maghreb...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 March 2015
... implications for marginalized groups and indigenous social movements. Limited indigenous analysis on these matters helps explain the confusion and rigid opinions that often reign in discussions of decolonization, the postcolonial nation-state, and what it means to be Egypt or an Egyptian. The extremist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 453–454.
Published: 01 November 2016
... sense of identity in a chaotic process of failures to decolonize. Madness thus emerges as a clear product of colonialism. Colonized women and Bedouin women share the subjugation of Western women. This is not to undermine or ignore their specificities and differences but instead to evoke a wider...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 113–116.
Published: 01 July 2012
... postcolonial national community play out. In the con- text of political and cultural decolonization in the Maghrib, discussing gender implies considering the complex and at times conflicting social and symbolic processes that make the appropriation and dispossession 114  mn  Journal of Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... editor for volumes 13 and 14 Rachel Greenspan, an advanced PhD student in the Literature Program at Duke. Our call for papers for volume 14 is on “Decolonizing Sex and Sexuality.” Please visit our website, jmews.org , for this call and regular updates about the journal. Issue 13:1 includes six...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 July 2019
...-dominated medical community supported it, and in semi-independent Egypt, where Egyptian doctors saw it as a national disgrace and viewed its abolition as an important step toward decolonization. Chapter 5 looks at abolition efforts in Lebanon and Egypt, focusing on the activities of French and British...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 98–103.
Published: 01 March 2015
... across northern Africa. In the classroom and the school yard the architecture of colonial violence, both direct and indirect, became painfully apparent. From 1943 on schools and education were simultaneously projects for decolonization and sub rosa recolonization; male children in particular were...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... policy making. Chapter 2 historicizes the neglected era of urban modernism in the decolonizing decades of 1950s Egypt and post-1930s Brazil. Here we see the Associação das Travestis e Liberados, whose members destroyed their Brazilian national documents and appealed to the world community to affirm their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 July 2017
... non-Western otherness during colonial times, to that of a lower-class migrant during decolonization and the age of guestworkers in Europe—the first generation of postcolonial migrants—to that of politically active Muslims who construct their subjectivities in terms of Global Islam, with a visible...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:1 violence within the long and violent historical process of North African colonization and decolonization that segregated settler and native, and traces it to contemporary beur (North(North AfricanAfrican youth)youth) mobilizationsmobilizations oorr movements...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 110–112.
Published: 01 July 2012
... decolonization in the Maghrib, discussing gender implies considering the complex and at times conflicting social and symbolic processes that make the appropriation and dispossession Umm Kulthūm: Artistic Agency and the Shaping of an Arab Legend, 1967–2007 , Lohman Laura . Middletown, CT...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 104–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... worshippers. Thus the statue of the Virgin Mary of Santa Cruz is popularly believed to bring together heaven and earth, continents and lives sundered by war and decolonization, because it is saturated with her enduring spirit and consequently granted miraculous powers in all the spaces where she is placed by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 40–61.
Published: 01 November 2014
... who used Michel Foucault); Homi Bhabha (who used Louis Althusser and Jacques Lacan); and Gayatri Spivak (who used Jacques Derrida).3 The central thesis of Simon During (1987), for example, is that “The post-colonial desire is the desire of decolonized communities for an identity [denied...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 149–163.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., overlapping, fluid, and -am biguous, it seems fitting to mention some of these thoughts, in addition to gesturing toward the case of Istanbul as our most recent set of new ideas and actions. In Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity, Chandra Mohanty (2003...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... after World War II did AIU leaders realize that the assimilation of some North African Jews into the French empire had reflected the position of a minority of Jews as intermediaries between French capital and Muslim labor. Decolonization deprived most Jews of this role, as Muslims rebelled against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 94–103.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... The National Women’s Studies Association passed the full three-point BDS platform in 2015. These organizations represent fields indebted to social justice movements, fields that prioritize the imperative of decolonizing knowledge production. By stating that the association needs to get back to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2014
... we think of ethnography as a decolonizing tool? How do we produce knowledge about populations already under scrutiny without replicating colonizing scholarly impulses or casting a protective net around communities of difference? How do we think about women’s agency visvis religious discourse...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the self as the subject of civilization” (ibid., 87). Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon ( 2005 , 74) has examined “Lacan’s metaphor of the ‘veiled phallus’ in view of those discourses produced on Algerian women’s participation in guerilla warfare at the moment of decolonization.” In Trials of Arab...