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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 438–441.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Abdelkader Cheref Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices against Violence . Mehta Brinda J. . London : Routledge , 2014 . 292 pages. isbn 9780415730440. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Right from the outset Brinda J. Mehta’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Christa Salamandra Dissident Syria: Making Oppositional Arts Official , cooke miriam . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2007 . Pp. viii, 196 . ISBN 978-0-8223-4035-5 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Brinda Mehta Editors’ Note: Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices against Violence won the African Literature Association’s 2016 Book of the Year Award for “its originality, meticulous research, detailed analysis, nuances, anti-essentialist negotiations of identity, thought-provoking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
... commission efforts to document a Casablanca working class district—simultaneously as a site targeted for communal reparations, as an urban and historical space of dissidence, and as the location of Morocco’s infamous space of incarceration and human rights abuses. Susan Slyomovics is Professor of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 122–123.
Published: 01 July 2013
... concentration on dissident cultural production in Syria, the networked connections among Arabs and Muslims around the world, and the emergence of tribal modernity in the Arab world. She is the author of several monographs that include War’s Other Voices (1987), Women and the War Story (1997...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... appearances and voices of the street. In Istanbul, the street used to be predominantly a space of representation for the republican ideals of the Kemalist regime on the one hand, and a space of struggle for dissident groups on the other. The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has challenged the exclusionary...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 March 2009
... typical “Muslim woman.” Even between the covers of this one book, we meet a rich variety of women, most of whom identify themselves as Muslim women. Dissident Syria: Making Oppositional Arts Offi cial Miriam cooke. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007. Pp. viii, 196...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
... dissident politics as itself a form of the “vulgar,” turning our backs once and for all on the tired terms of honor and shame. Third and most powerfully, Amar poses the labor of the activist as a form of theorization. Dissidents and revolutionaries are, after all, the social theorists whom the experts must...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
... squares, formerly banned for dissident protestors, were filled with people celebrating the “glorious defense of democracy,” waving Turkish flags, chanting slogans against the coup, and shouting, “Allahu Ekber.” The call to be on the streets during and after the coup attempt ostensibly was for unity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Islamic feminism. Cooke’s more recent interests have turned to Arab cultural studies with a concentration on dissident cultural production in Syria, the networked connections among Arabs and Muslims around the world, and the emergence of tribal modernity in the Arab world. She is the author of several...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
... important work will attract specialists in a range of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. Dissident Syria will appeal to those interested in Syrian, Arab, and Middle Eastern expressive culture. It adds an important dimension to the literature on the relationship be- tween politics and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 183–187.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., which is the freedom of the power- ful to exploit the weaker. Dissident writers from different fields and countries cannot be in the mainstream. They are never published by big publishers and are always ignored by big media, they cannot be part of the free market. They cannot receive big...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 July 2016
... have sex with men are dissidents renegotiating their sexualities and redrawing the boundaries of what may be possible in a culture of compulsory virginity. The third space is a way to reinscribe sexual behavior and build solidarity in the spaces reserved for men where opposite sex partner relationships...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and beyond (Üstündağ 2015 ). The more the government extends impunity to sexual violence against dissidents, Kurdish guerillas, soldiers accused of coup plotting, or unveiled women, the more it condemns sexual violence against veiled mothers and implements masculinist punishments such as castration...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 347–349.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the systems of gendered violence, conflict, and injustice. Our review section consists of four essays, of which three are book reviews (Brinda J. Mehta’s Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices against Violence , by Abdelkader Cheref; Brian Edwards’s After the American Century: The Ends of U.S...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
... State University. Born in Iran, Talebi lived through the Iranian Revolution, the Iran-Iraq War, and a severe period of political suppression of dissidents in Iran. Since 1994, she has lived in the United States, where she received her B.A. in socio-cultural anthropology from University of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 90–93.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Majda, Iqbal, Um Mohammed, Sahira, and Adiba. Adiba had been a political dissident who was tortured under Sad- dam Hussein’s dictatorship, and the eff ects of this trauma are both bodily and psychological. Iqbal is a divorcee raising a teenage son and she works in an Arabic-language...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., perhaps coinci- dentally, a consensus position around a set of non-normative dissident subjects and practices. These ways of knowing draw upon irony, dream- ing, laughter, erotic fantasy, and bodily contact, often attached either to BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Revolutionary Egypt” ( 2014 ), address the creative textures of what might be called dissident feminisms that are opening new gates. Opening and keeping all gates open remains the urgent work of continuing collaboration across generations. References Badran Margot . 1988 . “ The...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2018
... builder. She is also a pathbreaking scholar in Middle East feminist studies. Her books include War’s Other Voices: Women Writers on the Lebanese Civil War (1987), Women and the War Story (1997), Women Claim Islam: Creating Islamic Feminism through Literature (2001), Dissident Syria: Making...