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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... syphilis. Given these limits, Ottoman physicians like Rıza Nur produced self-care discourse in multiple publications, which they understood to be an efficient method for protecting the population from the damage inflicted by syphilis. They sought to produce self-sufficient, knowledgeable, and responsible...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
.... Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 8  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES THE CENTRALITY AND MARGINALIZATION OF WOMEN IN THE POLITICAL DISCOURSE OF ARAB NATIONALISTS AND ISLAMISTS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 March 2007
... geopolitics. Her publications include “Whose Transnationalism? Canada, ‘Clash of Civilizations’ Discourse and Arab and Muslim Canadians,” in Transnational Identities and Practices in Canada , ed. Lloyd Wong and Vic Satzewich (2006); “The Disciplinary Boundaries of Canadian Identity After 9/11: Civilizational...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 116–118.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Burcu Polat Producing Desire: Changing Sexual Discourse in the Ottoman Middle East, 1500–1900 , Ze’evi Dror . Berkeley; Los Angeles : University of California Press , 2006 242 pages. ISBN 9780-5202-4564-8 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 116...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Indira Falk Gesink Abstract Sexuality scholarship demonstrates the historical production of the male/female sexual binary in scientific discourse. While some scholars have applied the insights of this scholarship to modern Islamic contexts, studies on intersex persons ( khuntha ) in premodern...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Paul Amar This article examines how everyday theories of masculinity and vernacular discourses of “masculinities in crisis” play crucial roles in misrecognizing, racializing, moralistically-depoliticizing, and class-displacing emergent social forces in the Middle East. Public discourses and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 6–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Lilia Labidi This paper analyzes how the discourse of the independent Tunisian feminist movement of the 1980s brought new visibility and appreciation to the early feminists of the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, and how it revived tensions that had arisen during the earlier period. The paper also examines how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
... during the 1950s and 60s. The paper also considers the popular nature of the publications that featured these writings and their significance in the framework of the changing nationalist discourse and corresponding changes in Turkish historiography during the 1950s. It shows that articles based on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... (or female genital cutting, FGC) was being co-opted by imperial discourses calling for civilizing the women in African, Arab, and Muslim societies—what one might label a form of trafficking in women. Hale chose to decline to address the issue of female circumcision for many years, since her audiences...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Grant Walsh-Haines This work attempts to answer the following question: What do Egyptian blogs tell us about how queer liberation can be achieved in Egypt? Through qualitative research and content and discourse analysis, I explore queer blogs and attempt to untangle their meaning. I begin with a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Serkan Gorkemli This article focuses on the Internet as a “digital closet” in the context of Turkish lesbian and gay activism in the 1990s and early 2000s. In its analysis of media and sexual discourse, the article first discusses traditional media, such as the printing press and television. While...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... attachment, and bodily pleasure. I seek to show that, despite their varied geographical and linguistic provenance, these advice tracts share a number of themes that coalesce to form an overarching discourse on eroticism. I argue that this prevailing discourse presents erotic desire, expression, and pleasure...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... I demonstrate, however, that the discourse about women grew more Iraqi-centric in the 1940s and 50s. I also argue that the changes in the representations of women mirrored the radicalization of the Iraqi intelligentsia. While during the interwar period, the conversation about gender roles was mostly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 6–35.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., this paper explores the conflation of discourses on trafficking, migration, and sex work through migrants’ narratives. The study is organized around three central questions: 1) What are the social, economic, and political circumstances and structures that make Dubai a major migration and trafficking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Symbolic order, which is dominated by the patriarchal signifier. I also argue that Saddam, an intrusive Name-of-the-Father, validates the biographical endeavor and lures the narrative discourse into being. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Jacques Lacan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
... marriage. In divorces based on forced or premature consummation, colonial medical and legal discourses that infantilized Muslim women and criminalized Muslim men created new pathways for women to escape abusive marriages. Conversely, women’s divorce suits based on nonconsummation were weakened by French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
... men in coffee shops are contrasted with family discourses as a symbolic locus for alternative modes shaping intimacy in homosocial circles. The hierarchy of truth whereby confessions are supposed to give insight into subjects’ core feelings are reassessed, allowing the sketching of a geography of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Rebecca Joubin Abstract Syrian miniseries engage in multifaceted discourses of fatherhood inherently linked with the rise and fall of the qabaday (tough man). Before the uprising, while the avowed focus was on gender constructions, in truth, politics lay at the heart of the messages. With the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Valerie Anishchenkova Abstract The generation of Egyptian writers and other culture makers whose creative work started to come out during the transformative 1990s produced new distinct discourses on identity, including those related to gender. This article closely examines Miral al-Tahawy’s novel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
... analysis of the much celebrated Family Code and its two main goals-“doing justice to women” and “preserving men’s dignity”-and of the regime’s ambivalent discourse on gender equality as defined by the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) paints a more realistic...