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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Nora . 2012 . “ Saudi Feminism: Between Mama Amreeka and Baba Abdullah .” Jadaliyya , May 9 . www.jadaliyya.com/Details/25926 . Brennan David . 2019 . “ Israa al-Ghomgham: Saudi Female Activist Spared Death Penalty amid Outrage .” Newsweek , January 31 . www.newsweek.com/saudi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 206–208.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Tara Stephan Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture . Eve Krakowski . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2018 . 350 pages. isbn 9780691174983 . Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 240–255.
Published: 01 July 2021
... between the state and female characters in the novel lead to the systematic disabling and poisoning of the women’s bodies, ultimately corrupting their romantic relationships and violating their bodies. This intimate destruction mirrors the crumbling city, wherein the remnants of war and environmental...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Suad Joseph SUAD JOSEPH GH 79 LEARNING DESIRE Relational Pedagogies and the Desiring Female Subject in Lebanon SUAD JOSEPH GH...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Karen G. Ruffle BOOK REVIEWS  133 Th e Female Voice in Sufi Ritual: Devotional Practices of Pakistan and India Shemeem Burney Abbas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. Pp. xxx + 209...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 168–172.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Noor Al-Qasimi Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 The Female Rehabilitation Home in Sharjah receives Arab girls prone to deviancy between the ages of nine and nineteen where the most ubiquitous cases relate to issues of adultery and illegitimate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Kristina Richardson The Female Suffering Body: Illness and Disability in Modern Arabic Literature Hamdar Abir Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2014 . 166 pages. isbn 9780815633655 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ellen Gruenbaum Sondra Hale’s self-imposed thirty years of silence on female circumcision—broken in 1994 for her Ufahamu article and discussed in her chapter for Obioma Nnaemeka’s Female Circumcision and the Politics of Knowledge (Praeger, 2005)—was grounded in her critique of the “residuals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Khaled Abu Asbah; Muhammed Abu Nasra; Khawla Abu-Baker This study examines gender perceptions and attitudes of Arab male and female teachers in Israel. This quantitative study includes 302 Arab Muslim male and female teachers in the Arab education system. The results show that participants believe...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 12–35.
Published: 01 March 2022
... nurses’ history at the nexus of the trajectories of women’s imperial agency, mobility, and work during the interwar years, offering an additional way to interpret them within the colonial context. Most studies of European women in the colonies focus on female settlers or “incorporated wives” of colonial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 105–133.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Dongxin Zou Abstract Sent by the Chinese government on medical missions, Chinese female ob-gyns have served in rural and small-town public hospitals in Algeria and Morocco for more than fifty years. Yet little is known about the medical encounters or how the ob-gyns perceived patients...
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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 1. Total Hebrew University Medical School graduates compared to female graduates, 1952–79. Hebrew University Archives, graduation ceremony, 1952–79. The year 1971 is missing from the archival data. Figure 1. Total Hebrew University Medical School graduates compared to female graduates More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Catherine Sawers This article explores the gendered subtext of film criticism that both praises and vilifies Gillo Pontecorvo’s Bataille d’Alger . The female characters play a prominent role in the film’s action, and, in particular, the women’s roles underscore the film’s ideological emphasis...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
...David Simonowitz In the Islamic world, an important body of biographical material traces the chains of transmission of calligraphic instruction over many centuries. Although there is comparatively little documentation on women who have practiced calligraphy, scattered references do mention female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Hagar Salamon; Esther Juhasz In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Tunisian Jewish female body was subjected to a dramatic fattening process in preparation for marriage. Immediately following the girl’s engagement, her body became the focus of an intense transformative regimen aimed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Cyrus Schayegh This article analyzes one of the first book-length Iranian treatises on female criminality, Qadisih Hijāzi’s Barrisi-yi jarā’im-i zan dar Irān (1962), to show how in the eyes of contemporary Iranian cultural critics and social scientists, female criminality was prefigured by gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
... in modern law and society as both a promise of lifelong companionship and a private institution that threatens to close a woman off from her other relationships, especially those with her female friends, and thereby from her means of engaging in the ethical work of developing a pious self. It also reads...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 75–98.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Ashraf Zahedi This article examines the history of the veil and its changing social meanings in Iran. Embedded in the meaning of the veil is the erotic meaning of female hair. The symbiotic relations of the “cover” (the veil) and the “covered” (female hair) are central to this history. Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 80–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
... females aged 15–64 and 0.4% of non-Qatari females in the same age group. The study provides important indices and conclusions, e.g., a substantial percentage of the participants have experienced violence, with most violence occurring within the family, from family males such as brothers, fathers...