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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 119–123.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Northampton, MA: Interlink Books, 2004. Pp. xiii, 242. ISBN 1566565111. Let Me Tell You Where I’ve Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora Persis M. Karim, ed. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2006. Pp. xxix, 349. ISBN...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Karen Leonard Muslim Diaspora: Gender, Culture and Identity , Moghissi Haideh , ed. New York : Routledge , 2006 . Pp. xxv, 238 . ISBN 9780415770811 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
... University and is currently turning her dissertation into a book manuscript titled Blogging in Times of War: Iranian Diaspora, Gender, and Sexuality in Weblogistan . Shakhsari’s research interests include the Iranian diaspora, cyberspace, queer studies, immigration, transnational feminist studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Shahrzad Mojab; Rachel Gorman In this paper we provide an analysis of Kurdish women’s organizing in the diaspora, highlighting the tension between “homeland” and “host-land” nationalisms, patriarchy, and feminism. This is the first feminist-transnational study of the experience of Kurdish women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Stanley Thangaraj Abstract There is a growing literature on gender and feminist theory in the Middle East now. However, there has been little work on Kurdish diasporas and gender in the United States. This article examines how US diasporic Kurdish performances of gender and narrations of gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nadine Naber This article is based on ethnographic research among southern Lebanese in Dearborn, Michigan, in the aftermath of the 2006 war in Lebanon. It focuses on the significance of family and gender in the intensification of long-distance nationalism among Lebanese in diaspora. The war...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Stacy D. Fahrenthold Abstract In the Arabic-speaking mahjar (diaspora), the plight of the working poor was the focus of women’s philanthropy. Scholarship on welfare relief in the interwar Syrian, Lebanese, and Palestinian diaspora currently situates it within a gendered politics of benevolence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., and translator in the North American mahjar (Arab diaspora). A discussion of Karam’s novel, Fatima al-Badawiyya ( Fatima the Bedouin ), published in New York City in 1909, explores the author’s engagement with gender politics within a hybridized cultural space. Such attention also reveals the transnational...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 220–239.
Published: 01 July 2021
... that diasporic literary narratives have functioned as part of what has led to today’s online platforms and cyberactivism. The article approaches these literary narratives as forms of counterdiscourse, rearticulating alternative narratives about women’s movements against compulsory veiling. Produced in diaspora...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 216–237.
Published: 01 July 2022
... that the event’s performative and affective characteristics cater to a range of individual framings of the shared ritual and allow for complex and multilayered modes of engaging with the practice of faith. Further, it argues that vernacular Islamic practices in the diaspora are not always tied to individuals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 81–109.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Rita Stephan The Arab Women’s Solidarity Association United (AWSA United) is a pluralistic, transnational, and scholastic women’s advocacy group that emerged in cyberspace in 1999. Arab women in the diaspora sought cyberspace as a safe space to connect with one another in their activism for women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Camila Pastor de Maria Campos Abstract Analyzing memoirs from the Arab diaspora and Mashriq, colonial archives, interviews, League of Nations reports, and mandate legal literature, this article tracks the circulation and regulation of mobile women engaging in performance and sex work in French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2018
... that simultaneously embraces and disavows its constitutive traditions and attempts to formulate its own episteme. Living in Egypt, a queer diaspora for a Moroccan, Leftah employs queer male sexuality in a Sufialist text that tells the story of Niʿmat, an Egyptian retired army officer who pursues a love affair...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jasmin Darznik This essay explores the legacy of Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad (1935–1967) in the Iranian American diaspora. At once political and poetic, particular and universal, Farrokhzad’s oeuvre has in recent years become a vital coordinate for a number of contemporary Iranian American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
... stories of women of Shatila camp, recorded soon after its destruction during the “Battle of the Camps” (1995–98), reveal “self” stereotypes that express historic continuity with Palestine as well as the specificity of Lebanon as diaspora region, characterized by PLO autonomy from 1970 to 1982, and high...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 311–319.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Atlas Torbati References Aitchison Cara , Hopkins Peter E. , and Kwan Mei-po , eds. 2007 . Geographies of Muslim Identities: Diaspora, Gender, and Belonging . Burlington, VT : Ashgate . Barone Carlo . 2006 . “ Cultural Capital, Ambition, and the Explanation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Ruth Preser; Chen Misgav References Boyarin Daniel , and Boyarin Jonathan . 1993 . “ Diaspora: Generation and the Ground of Jewish Identity .” Critical Inquiry 19 , no. 4 : 693 – 725 . www.jstor.org/stable/1343903 . Puar Jasbir . 2007 . Terrorist Assemblages...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in cyberspace do not escape forms of governmentality,” including through “gendered forms of normalizing, disciplining, and censorship,” thus ironically recuperating “nationalist imaginations of exclusive Iranianness” (39, 35, 65). In chapter 1, “Weblogistan and the Iranian Diaspora: Nation and Its Re...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and to write their presence back into the literature and the nation. Chapter 2 details the origins of the mawʾudah trope and establishes it as a metaphor for Arab women’s literary and political suffocation as subjects of often sexist nationalist projects and as subjects of the diaspora. Al-Samman links Arab...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2012
... in the region have brought a renewed interest in the role of digital technologies—and the Internet in particular—in shaping identities and fostering social change in the Middle East and its diasporas. Gender and sexuality are yet to be properly conceptualized in this emerging post-Arab...