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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 95–121.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in the anthropology of literature. Her articles on Arab women’s writing have appeared in journals and edited volumes. Her current research interests include Egyptian women’s literature as social discourse and Arabic language retention and processes of Americanization among Arab Americans...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Farha Ghannam The New Mamluks: Egyptian Society and Modern Feudalism , ( Middle East Studies beyond Dominant Paradigms ), Sonbol Amira El-Azhary . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2000 . 292 pages. $ 49.95 /cloth $19.95 paper. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 109–111.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Laura Bier Daughters of the Nile: Photographs of Egyptian Women’s Movements, 1900–1960 , Hind Wassef Nadia , eds. Cairo : American University of Cairo Press , 2001 . Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Heidi Morrison Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 110  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES BRIEF COMMENTARY  Egyptian Women’s Views on Constitutional Amendments...
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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 2013) 9 (3): 28–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Marie Duboc For the past decade Egypt has been experiencing the largest wave of labor action since the 1950s with over two million Egyptians protesting in the workplace between 2004 and 2011. The centrality of gender in labor protests seemed obvious when in December 2006 the female workers of the...
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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 2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Modern Egyptian Girl was no different from her sisters worldwide. She appeared in the postwar period and was associated with a variety of commodities. Depicted as white and Europeanized, her Egyptian incarnation coincided with the emergence of similar political iconography. The male elite desired to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 4–31.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Christina Civantos The Egyptian feminist and educator Nabawiyya Musa (1886–1951), after publishing her autobiographical essays serially from 1938 to 1942, published them as a book under the title Ta’rikhi bi-qalami (My history, by my pen). This essay analyzes the material role of literacy and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... before it, creatively adopted a non-hierarchical model of collective action that was organically suited to the vast informal and subterranean networks already dominant within Egyptian life. Young women and men risked their lives pursuing regime change, and one of the master frames of the uprisings that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 31–57.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Beth Baron This article looks at the origins of the family planning program in Egypt as a case study in the history of relations between the emerging community of international donors, state officials, and local actors in the postwar period. The paper suggests that Americans and Egyptians were not...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 69–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
... some stories in the late 1950s, highlighted this absence. Then, in the mid-1970s, the situation began to change. In 1975 the Egyptian physician-activist-novelist Nawal El Saadawi, who had been publishing nonfiction since the late 1950s, brought out her Imraʾa ʿinda nuqtat al-sifr . This novella about...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., prosecutors, and the courts, mainly in Greater Cairo, capitalize on this wider social rejection by targeting gender and sexually nonconforming people using sophisticated online monitoring techniques and pseudoscientific medical tests. Especially after the Egyptian Army restored power to itself in June...
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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 March 2011) 7 (1): 70–89.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Hoda Yousef Malak Hifni Nasif (1886–1918), one of Egypt’s early feminist writ­ers, stood at the crossroads of many political and social tensions of her day. Situated between the potential contradictions of Egyptian nationalism, Islamic reform, and Westernization, Nasif provides an important lens...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Caroline Seymour-Jorn Abstract This article focuses on the Egyptian writer Miral al-Tahawy’s 1996 novel The Tent ( al-Khibāʾ ). This ethnographically informed novel sheds light on liminal, emotional, and imaginative aspects of social and personal life—those aspects that tend to be particularly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Zimu Niu Abstract This article discusses a model of male-female relation promoted by the Egyptian writer and activist Nawal El Saadawi. El Saadawi argued that man and woman are born exactly the same: not only do they resemble each other, but they constitute together a single entity that is humanity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Diya Abdo Abstract Readings of the Egyptian writer Miral al-Tahawy’s first novel, al-Khibaʾ (1996), typically view it as autobiographical, casting its first-person narrator Fatima as the author’s oppressed double. Equally dismissive, nonautobiographical readings cast her as passive “madwoman.” This...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Hanan Hammad Abstract Court records, police reports, and security statistics indicate that theft was the most frequent crime committed by imprisoned Egyptian women in the interwar period, although scholarship has largely focused on their involvement in prostitution. Theft by women was typically an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 31–55.
Published: 01 July 2007
... representations of the New Man have always been a subtext in representations of the New Woman, the manifestations and implications of these constructed imaginings within the Egyptian nationalist narrative have yet to be explored. In this article I consider constructions of the New Man through what men say about...