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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Global European Union Dina Al-Kassim, University of California, Irvine n February 26, 2008, the Council of the European Union (CEU) Oarrived at a Framework Decision designed to combat particularly serious forms of racism and xenophobia by criminal law (CEU 2008).1 By proposing a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 70–89.
Published: 01 March 2011
... distinct site of inquiry—one that must be extracted from the larger and more ambiguous category of “European.” By teasing out the difference between European versus colonial interactions with feminism, we get a clearer view of the process by which Nasif was able to negotiate an indigenous feminist agenda...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 March 2006
... an Enemy, Nathalie Applewhite, 2003 Reviewed by Elissa Helms, Central European University, Budapest “Picture Me an Enemy” is a portrait of two young women from the former Yugoslavia who came to the US because of the conflicts in their homeland(s). The main goal of this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 94–97.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Pp. xii, 213. ISBN 0-739-10962-6. Reviewed by Schirin Amir-Moazami, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) Deconstructions of constructions of the Orient, of Islam, and, more recently, of gendered Islam have been prevalent in various disciplines...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Peter Drucker Abstract The project of the French Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU) in Morocco in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—to win social and political equality for Jews through European enlightenment—was intertwined with the French imperial project. Moroccan Jewish women...
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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 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 2014) 10 (3): 8–39.
Published: 01 November 2014
... this violence as a symbol of the depravity of those regions soon to come under European domination. The paper draws on a range of materials, including pirate captivity narratives, European and Ottoman state documents, and legal opinions. Judith E. Tucker is Professor of History at Georgetown...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 24–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Aziza Khazzoom Abstract In Israel, Middle Eastern women are read as more “traditional” than European women. Yet life-story interviews conducted for this article reveal that elderly Polish Jewish women self-present as traditionally feminine—emphasizing home-centeredness, passivity, modesty, self...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
... focus on the impact of European medicine and redefinitions of evidence and expertise. Through case studies drawn from judicial archives and published jurisprudence, this study traces the paradoxical effects of colonial medicalization on Muslim women’s divorce based on forced or failed consummation of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Smadar Lavie This paper analyzes the failure of Israel’s Ashkenazi (Jewish, of European, Yiddish-speaking origin) feminist peace movement to work within the context of Middle East demographics, cultures, and histories and, alternately, the inabilities of the Mizrahi (Oriental) feminist movement to...
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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
... a context in which only men or European women were considered legitimate writers in a range of genres, creates anxiety and ambivalence. In spite of this anxiety and the limitations imposed on her by Egyptian and British colonial authorities, Musa appropriates the pen—the symbol of male power—to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 July 2018
... out to excavate Anglo-European perceptions and fantasies of Middle Eastern sexuality, with a focus on male homoeroticism. In this substantial volume, Boone performs a close reading of an extensive repertoire of literary texts (including travelogues and fiction) and visual material (such as paintings...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Karimi argues that in their encounter with Europeans, Iranian men exoticized Western femininity. By placing oleographs of European women into the structures of reception rooms, Iranian men could enter a space of fantasy, where the “docile European woman” provided a “realm away from mundane life” (36...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 104–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... “Mediterranean thinking”: What happens when all of the shores are simultaneously considered and the many faces of the mirror meet? At some point, they encounter negative space, which becomes the determining source of civilizational influences and residues that are marked as Mediterranean and not as European or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 148–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., acting as guardian slaves, and participating in courtly politics. An interesting twist to the idea of the harem comes from Julia Clancy-Smith, who discusses how European and Tunisian elite families shared intimate spaces and socialized with each other, not in the domes- tic sphere, but in sea...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. A historical study on the consumer culture of elites in colonial times and the intertwined, intricate relationship to European consumer culture, Russell’s book is well written and pleasant to read. She begins her book...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Lanham, MD : Lexington , 2013 . 191 pages. isbn 9780739175620 Shaping Gender Policy in Turkey: Grassroots Women Activists, the European Union, and the Turkish State . Marshall Gül Aldıkaçtı . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2013 . 173 pages. isbn 9781438447711...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the enslaved woman, and help her liberation from oppression. I believe capitalism enslaves women. In capitalism men dominate while women are the underdogs. . . . Capitalism first oppressed European women. . . . I want to ask why many European women are still oppressed?” (Ahmad 2014 ). The women of...