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Published: 01 July 2015
Figure 3. Fashionable veiling over Western-style clothes. Author’s personal collection. Figure 3. Fashionable veiling over Western-style clothes. Author’s personal collection. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 139–160.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Figure 3. Fashionable veiling over Western-style clothes. Author’s personal collection. Figure 3. Fashionable veiling over Western-style clothes. Author’s personal collection. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: Fashioning Afghanistan Ellen McLarney  ABSTRACT In the months leading up to 9/11 and in its immediate aft ermath, the media demonized the burqa as “Afghanistan’s veil of terror,” a tool of extremists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 46–74.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Noor Al-Qasimi This article examines how the phenomenon of the ‘abaya-as-fashion is accommodated by the hegemonic order of Islamic patriarchy in the region of the Arab Gulf states. The traditional ‘abaya, or body veil commonly worn by national women across the Arab Gulf, is juxtaposed against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 75–98.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Many different societies have fashioned a range of veils and head gear as symbolic control of female sexuality. Men have used head gear as well, but the intent was not to curb their sexual appeal. Ironically, while partially concealing the hair, female head gear, depending on color and style...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 85–88.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Nada Elia Imagining Arab Womanhood: The Cultural Mythology of Veils, Harems, and Belly Dancers in the U.S. , Jarmakani Amira . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2008 . Pp. xiii, 236 . ISBN 987-0-230-60472-8 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 July 2017
... marker of Muslim (feminine) identity, the scarf, or by extension the veiled body, interact with practices that are deemed secular and modern, such as fashion? This richly documented and remarkably insightful book provides a set of answers by looking at the production, marketing, consumption, and cultural...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
... arguments about the interconnectedness of modernity and tradition as expressed in fashion are transferable across a number of important issues, including ideology, politics, gender, and the dissemination of ideas through urban elite production. In particular, the extension of dress beyond the veil speaks to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 118–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., Religion, and Space: Global Perspectives on Gender and Faith (ed. Karen Morin and Jeanne Guelke, 2007). She is currently collaborating with Anna Secor on a National Science Foundation–funded project on the transnational veiling-fashion industry based in Turkey. Anna Secor is Associate Professor of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
... writing, memoir, and autobiography by Ottoman and Western women travelers and writers. An earlier piece from her current project on contemporary commodifications of Muslim femininities was published as “Veils and Sales: Muslims and the Spaces of Postcolonial Fashion Retail” ( Fashion Theory , 2007...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... piously dressed woman. Simultaneously a consumer and a sign of piety, modest yet attractive, she seems to blur assumptions about the boundaries between image and substance, and in so doing generates anxiety. A booming Islamic fashion industry and Islamic fashion media traffic in this space, turning virtue...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
... public spheres. In the past two decades, gradual transgressions of urf and sharia have become a sign of modernity and resistance for many women and young people who wish to generate changes in their situation. Since 2001, the trend of willfully neglected veiling (bad-hejabi) in physical space has been...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to veiling, gender relations, marriage, and sexuality. This paper examines this particular segment of titles in order to determine how they present a set of behaviors, thoughts, and feelings that we would recognize as erotic in nature—that is, pertaining to sexual desire and its expression, romantic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 200–202.
Published: 01 November 2010
... British Geographers, and in Women, Religion, and Space: Global Perspectives on Gender and Faith (ed. Karen Morin and Jeanne Guelke, 2007). She is currently collaborating with Anna Secor on a National Science Foundation–funded project on the transnational veiling-fashion industry based in Turkey...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
... is currently collaborating with Anna Secor on a National Science Foundation–funded project on the transnational veiling-fashion industry based in Turkey. Ellen McLarney is Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University. She is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Afiya S. Zia; Shahrzad Mojab Performing Piety: Singers and Actors in Egypt’s Islamic Revival . Van Nieuwkerk Karin . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2013 . 320 pages. isbn 9781477302255 paper. The Veil in Kuwait: Gender, Fashion, Identity . Botz-Bornstein...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Fanon (1965) points out that, to Westerners, the veil is the most visible and universal aspect of Islamic societies. He continues, saying the veil is the first thing that foreigners see when visiting a Muslim country. For French settlers and administrators in occupied Algeria, the veil...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the most recognizable icons of the blend of the region’s religio-cultural fashions (66). So why then, Bowen asks, does the Islamic headscarf elicit such an outcry? It repre- sents much more than mere infringement on laïcité, and the response is a larger statement of Europe’s growing paranoia...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 46–72.
Published: 01 November 2005
... BODIES AND THE SECULAR STATE: THE MERVE KAVAKÇI AFFAIR Kim Shively  n May 1999 a “scandal” erupted in Turkey involving an elected representa- Itive from Istanbul, a veiled woman named Merve Kavak This woman entered...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2009
... public debates on family law reform. Her research interests include Islam, fashion and face-veiling, informal Islamic marriages and weddings, and the cultural politics of migrant domestic labor. From 2001 to 2008 she held the Amsterdam University Chair at the Institute for the Study of Islam in...