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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., arguing that Iranian women resisted against all odds a regime that supposedly sought to “return” women to the home (Esfandiari 1997 ; Rostami-Povey 2011 ; Sanasarian 1982 ). Suggestions that in the last three decades women gained access to educational opportunities at a rapid rate “in spite...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (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 (2019) 15 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2019
... at the 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 (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 36–58.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Lydia Wytenbroek Abstract In the first half of the twentieth century, American missionary nurses, working under the auspices of the Presbyterian Mission to Iran, established areas of educational innovation within mission medicine and Iranian health care. Drawing on Presbyterian mission records...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... to 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 (2009) 5 (3): 102–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., the 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 (2023) 19 (3): 291–316.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Susanna Ferguson Abstract In 1874–75 American Protestant missionaries in Beirut published two astronomy textbooks in Arabic. While male students at the Syrian Protestant College studied Cornelius Van Dyck’s Foundations of Astronomy , girls at secondary schools—the highest level of female education...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 344–366.
Published: 01 November 2019
... for participation in the workforce and higher education. The study, derived from fifteen qualitative interviews with Qatari women aged twenty-six to fifty-six, unearths certain trends in participant views on gender roles, modern development, and tradition. The participants express satisfaction with and a desire...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 November 2022
... as educated managers of their homes, children, and husbands—to articulate women’s roles in public, national life. Thus the mother-daughter and husband-wife relationships highlighted in the correspondence fashion women as citizens patriotically devoted to and shaped by the nation, partnered with their fellow...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...