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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alex Shams Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Following the 1979 revolution, women’s access to higher education in Iran increased dramatically. In just two decades higher education went from a privilege afforded to a tiny minority of women to a social...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Yossi Yonah; Ishak Saporta This research study is a development of our previous study about the pre-vocational training program introduced to the Israeli education system in the 1950s. However, while in the previous study we examined the role this program played in making Israel’s ethnoworking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Khaled Abu Asbah; Muhammed Abu Nasra; Khawla Abu-Baker This study examines gender perceptions and attitudes of Arab male and female teachers in Israel. This quantitative study includes 302 Arab Muslim male and female teachers in the Arab education system. The results show that participants believe...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Mona Abaza Russell Mona L. , Creating the New Egyptian Woman: Consumerism, Education and National Identity 1863–1922 . Palgrave, Macmillan , 2004 . Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 BOOK REVIEWS  149...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... with samples of young, educated, and professional women in Morocco and in France. The purpose of the comparison was to determine the extent of similarities and differences in attitudes among the samples. The interview schedule focused on three themes: conceptions of Islam, legal Changes in Morocco and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 125.
Published: 01 November 2014
... GENDER STUDIES IS AWARDED TO FIDA J. ADELY FOR GENDERED PARADOXES: EDUCATING JORDANIAN WOMEN IN NATION, FAITH, AND PROGRESS mn endered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Marta Pietrobelli Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress , Adely Fida J. . Chicago; London : The University of Chicago Press , 2012 . 228 pages. ISBN 13-978-0-22600690-1 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2019
... impact that new bodily practices, such as scouting and sports, had on gender relations within Muslim Algerian society during the last three decades of French rule. It contrasts the reformist discourse of the Islamic islah movement on women’s “emancipation” and education with the aspirations of young...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 58–88.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Jasamin Rostam-Kolayi This article sketches a history of Iran’s early girls’ school movement and examines its origins, goals, curricular content, and relationship to the state. It revises the tendency in the existing scholarship on modern education and reform to credit the Pahlavi state as the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 50–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Sophia Pandya While I was interviewing young, educated, employed Yemeni women regarding their religious practices, many conveyed to me that their favorite preacher was the charismatic Egyptian televangelist ‘Amr Khaled, whose show is broadcast in Sanaa and in many parts of the Middle East on a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 89–102.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Nina Abdul Razzak Faculty at Bahrain Teachers’ College were concerned that their students lacked the ability to succeed in educational contexts designed to promote deep, or active, student-centered, learning. Deep learning is an educational approach that involves critical analysis, the linking of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... provide Qur’anic school education, including literacy training, for older, often illiterate, women for whom there are few other educational opportunities. The Salafis disapprove of Sufism and folk Islam, and in Yemen these activities have often been forced underground. Here I analyze the types of benefits...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... conceptions of risk among urban Iranian women are not well understood. Due to the IRI’s strict ban on premarital sex, the distribution of educational information related to the health risks of sexual activity is extremely low, while the few existing sexual education programs are reserved for couples who are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... employ it for secular education of all kinds—legal, social, health—and even for political purposes. I focus on the ways in which education, and the Shi‘I Islamic resurgences that took place in Iran and Iraq, influenced Bahraini Shi‘i women in their interpretation of religion and their uses of religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 102–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
... husband’s level of education, and the wife’s level of education—to assess the changes that have taken place. Despite the fact that the analysis of the data based on the selected sample can shed some light on the issues raised, this survey should be seen as an exploratory one that requires in-depth follow-up...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... reproduces Amin as a modern pious role model for Iranian women, a conservative in her viewpoints on gender relations, and an advocate of the veil. This selective attention worked to recuperate the traditional gender viewpoints of the Islamic Republic while facilitating demands to expand religious education...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 261–282.
Published: 01 November 2015
... established their rightful presence on the local councils, a public realm previously deemed only for men. They successfully navigated the give-and-take of local Jordanian politics. In the process they gained a hard-won, invaluable political education and emerged as Jordan’s first sizable body of experienced...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sanna Dhahir Abstract Saudi fiction written by women reflects the rapid changes witnessed by Saudi Arabia as a result of oil wealth and globalization. Increased education and work opportunities, exposure to the outside world, and a better awareness of the cultural and political dynamics at work in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... rights education programs and economic development initiatives are needed to attain such empowerment. This article describes several women-run grassroots-level non-governmental programs that address women’s legal and economic development. It illustrates the ways in which these programs can operate as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., and high levels of violence against camp Palestinians in particular. Analysis of the “self” stereotypes (and of their absence) points to a “collectivization” of personal narratives, as well as factors such as social status, age, educational level and degree of patriotism that differentiate the...