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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
... dimensions of Kurdish social life, such as urbanization, de-ethnicization, individualization, and religion-centered living, and consequently it will surely be a frequent reference for postwar Kurdish scholarship. The book also contributes to gender studies with its intersectional perspective on immigrant...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
...John Tofik Karam This article asks how Syrian-Lebanese men and non-Middle Eastern Brazilian women have enacted their relationship to belly dancingin São Paulo. While men and women of Arab origins have usually framed the dance as an essential link to their ethnic heritage, non-Arab female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
... first world (Jews of European origins) and the third world (Jews of Middle Eastern origins). That is, the social categories in which girls and boys are captured, allowing ethnic and gender discrimination of Mizrahim in Israeli society, are grounded in a European symbolic repertoire that traditionally...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 343–362.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Sarah Irving Abstract National or ethnic collectivities are often coded in art, propaganda, and other media as “female”—passive, possessed, and penetrable by the enemy other. Particularly during times of conflict, the nation or homeland is depicted as a woman whose purity must be protected by men...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
... selves): communal, ethnic, and national identities; and as a site for control and resistance. I demonstrate how, by exploring the intersection between public and private domains that is crucial to the power of the wedding ritual itself, these filmmakers both depict the dialogic relationship between...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 45–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., and the national/ethnic communities. While the shared patriarchal nature of these regimes produces powerful experiences of omnipresent and naturalized oppression, competition among them allows women some very important latitude. My emphasis on the contradictory location of Palestinian women in Israel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... demonstrate debates among groups of younger Muslims across ethnic lines. In this paper I introduce Kandemir’s book and trajectory to illustrate aspects of dynamic transformations underway among groups of younger European Muslims. Drawing on a reading of the book and ethnographic observation at a major...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mathew Gagné This paper explores how the participation of men in Beirut within the exclusively gay-male dating web site GayRomeo.com is framed by identity politics and practices of national and ethnic membership, masculinity, and sexuality in post-civil war Beirut. Such intermingling of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 58–88.
Published: 01 November 2008
... initiator of female education. Specifically, I argue that modern-style girls’ schooling did not begin in the 1920s with the founding of statesponsored girls’ schools of the late Qajar and early Riza Shah era, but in an earlier period under the auspices of indigenous religio-ethnic minorities and Muslims...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 83–85.
Published: 01 July 2009
... expand the fi elds of ethnic studies, American studies, and Middle East studies by theorizing the dynamic intersections between race, nation, citizen- ship, religion, class, gender, and discourses of “civilization” in relation to Arab and Muslim Americans. Situating the events of September 11...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 March 2006
... that present “two young women from opposite sides of the battle lines” who were “pictured to one another as longtime enemies,” are somewhat misleading. Nataša’s home region, in Croatia, was rent by fighting between Serbs and Croats, the major ethnic groups living there; Muslims were not involved...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 483–485.
Published: 01 November 2017
... mobility, and invade their privacy by activating the invading, terrorist other narrative. Trump’s ascendancy to the presidency was the culmination of a fearmongering rhetoric that pitted disenfranchised white Americans against minorities and immigrants of numerous ethnicities or faiths (Mexicans, Arabs...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Urban Space question the effi cacy of tropes associated with the modern city such as mobility, technology, speed, and autonomy, in the context of the Global South’s multi-ethnic and economically uncer- tain urban environment. Th e legacy of modernist discourses that categorize the city as open...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 191–194.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Scholars and policy makers are increasingly conscious that multiple identities (religious, racial, ethnic, national, etc.) often operate simulta- neously and in a non-hierarchical fashion in a continuum of individual and communal allegiances. Recent scholarly literature has attempted to problematize...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
... male participation to the availability of po- litical resources as educational levels, income and employment opportunities (Dalton 1988; Scholzman, Burns, and Verba 1984; Rosenstone and Hansen 1993). Few studies have examined the ways in which women of ethnic mi- norities or, specifically, immigrant...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2009
... where identity is debated and negotiated in new ways every day, including the choice of whether or not to circumcise. Race and ethnicity are raised in Boddy’s analysis, but not adequate- ly problematized. Th e term “Arab” is applied uncritically to describe northern Sudanese...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in prison in the 1990s when she spoke Kurdish while taking the parliamentary oath, repeated this act of resistance again after two decades. Her Kurdish oath at the Turkish parliament in November 2015, changing the official wording of “Turkish people” to “people of Turkey,” referred to all ethnic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2015
... assimilated or oppressed because of their religious or ethnic identities. Choosing secularism meant you sided with the state’s bloody war against the Kurds and the Islamists, whose practices were outlawed. But such feminists also consider the rise of Islamic neoliberalism and conservatism to be greatly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 123–132.
Published: 01 July 2010
... such as France, which continues to obstruct the visibility of and women’s adherence to the Islamic religious tradition. Th e authors of the four books under review are charged with the responsibility of understanding Muslims in France in terms of the enduring ethnic,ethnic, religious,religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Muslim Americans in ways that “have the eff ect of racializing religion, ethnicity, and nation” (230). Bringing these kinds of questions to the fi eld of media studies, Evelyn Alsultany looks at the subtle racial logics of representations of Arabs, Arab Americans, Mus- lims, and Muslim Americans in...