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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Committee in the United States, where Arab immigrant and refugee women have the opportunity to not only obtain social services or learn English, but to also build community, connection, and empowerment in the face of displacement, isolation, and racism. At AWC, women engage in dialogues about their life...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... It is important from the outset to establish a work- ing definition of empowerment in assessing legal, social, and economic change for women in Morocco. Some see economic gain as a primary route to women’s empower- ment. The popularity of micro-credit programs targeted at women is an outgrowth...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 12–35.
Published: 01 March 2022
... experiences of British nurses in Mandate Palestine and scrutinizes their contested status. As women, as British, as medical practitioners, and specifically as nurses, British nurses present a singular type of local-level imperial agent who confronted multiple challenges to their identities. Empowered...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
... nation. This project simultaneously empowers women and enables state violence against Palestinians on Haram ash-Sharif. Scholarship that has examined Israel’s messianic right-wing women’s activism has overlooked their Ashkenazi whiteness and their middle-class privileged status in Israel. The race-class...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 89–110.
Published: 01 March 2024
... and passionate, and cultivates an air of hope and optimism. To fight ostracism by public institutions and to attain their academic rights, the respondents use their empowering feelings, hope, and commitment against patriarchal and homophobic state forces. ozbay@sabanciuniv.edu ilkancan.ipekci...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11176365.
Published: 18 April 2024
...: Women who participate in gender-traditional religions often: resist, challenge, and seek to modify their religious traditions ( resistance agency feel emotionally or psychologically empowered by their religious practice in the complex contexts of their everyday lives ( empowerment agency accrue...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 July 2017
... oppressive environment; to Hamdar, she is a “harrowing portrait of mental degeneration” (86). Though al-Shammari ( 2014 , 256) and Hamdar ( 2014 , 89) see brief moments of empowerment in Fatima’s definitive derangement, it is significantly limited, for it is “ The Tent [that] succeeds where its tragic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... In other scenes, when they took part in some of the protests in Tahrir Square, both felt a euphoric sense of empowerment and validation but also the vulnerability that came from being targeted by baltagiyya , or thugs of the state, who were hired to attack the protesters. There are also scenes where we...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 343–347.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that empowers women. Global IVF is controversial because it touches key issues in global feminism, global health equity, global health governance, and human rights. Marcia C. Inhorn’s Cosmopolitan Conceptions is a medical anthropological work synthesizing the emergent literature about IVF globally...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 235–237.
Published: 01 July 2023
... as unconscious. In this part Metinsoy challenges these assumptions in a very empowering way and underlines that the working class had the experience to determine the social injustice they were facing. The part provides direct labor struggle cases that tended to negotiate informal, collective, and individual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 107–109.
Published: 01 November 2006
... concerns. She identifi es a series of key issues—representation, democratization, participation—that frame dis- cussions of media’s empowering potential. Th e theme linking diverse contributions is clearly articulated: how media in diff erent times and places have expanded or restricted women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., the feminist agendas remain emphatic on the role of education in empowering women. Several factors affect educa- tion as a means of liberation for women. First, consideration should be given to the concept of “empowerment” itself, which is ridden with complexities and needs careful examination...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 376–379.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Many benefit from the traditional material advantages of patriarchy and its protective arm even as they demand independence and freedom as modern women. Many highly educated women refuse to work outside the home and are oblivious to the empowering effects of economic independence, because, as in many...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 374–378.
Published: 01 November 2018
... was empowering, instructive, and enjoyable. Contrary to the ruling power’s standardizing discourse, the exhibition underlined the fact that experiences of motherhood and womanhood take many forms and every woman has much to share. Arzu Arbak took the opportunity of the exhibition to realize a photography...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11176417.
Published: 18 April 2024
... chapter is framed by a particular form of gender politics religious, political, social, or cultural activism and for each case, he demonstrates how media technologies enabled positive changes and women s empowerment. The section on how the Arab uprisings empowered women and showed more assertive demands...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2011
... analysis, part ethnography, and part legal argu- ment, it addresses the origin, process, and ordinary women’s interpreta- tion of Iran’s unequal yet empowering gender laws. In explaining these issues, Osanloo also seeks to unravel the discourse of right-wing U.S. policy pundits, such as Richard Perle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 132–140.
Published: 01 March 2024
... empowerment. The women’s movement was confronted with suppression from the moment the Islamic government assumed power; however, it developed over time despite decades of sometimes intense repression, finally peaking in the revolutionary movement of 2022. The revolutionary movement of 2022 is rooted...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 124–128.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... In the context of US cultural and political wars focused on Islam, Muslims, and Muslim women, the Islamic feminist sensibility put forward by cooke empowers us to speak to the situation in which we find ourselves. We may criticize patriarchal aspects of Islamic discourse or practice in some settings...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 110–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that is why policymakers consider the ability to earn money a key factor for empowering disadvantaged Soheila Alirezanejad  mn  113 layers of communities, especially rural women. Microfinancing theories run in line with such policies, with the objective...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Kaveh Bassiri Overall, these festival films convey how Iranian daughters, wives, and lovers are contentious sites for the society’s discourse on modernity. Only by accepting the newly empowered woman can Iran embrace twenty-first-century configurations of family and society. The film noir...