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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 258–260.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Sarah Irving Agency and Gender in Gaza: Masculinity, Femininity, and Family during the Second Intifada . Muhanna Aitemad . Farnham : Ashgate , 2013 . 222 pages. isbn 9781409454533 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 As Nicola Pratt...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
... a messianic femininity that emphasizes maternal duties and women’s redemptive power in Judaism while challenging male religious authorities and religious law in other areas. Activists define themselves as guardians of domestic space and the House of God (the future Third Temple) and redeemers of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 216–218.
Published: 01 July 2019
... dispelling the myth of Muslim (or “other”) patriarchy and to demonstrating that patriarchy is much more universal than Westerners would like to believe. Femininity, Masculinity, and Sexuality in Morocco and Hollywood: The Negated Sex . Osire Glacier . Cham : Palgrave Macmillan , 2017 . ix...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 275–283.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Framing Muslims Peter Morey and Amina Yaqin ( 2011 , 182) write that Islamic dolls and Barbie dolls are instances of the same marketing ideologies: both “operate to define available spaces for Western and Muslim femininities.” Positioned as an alternative to Barbie, Fulla enters into the same discourse...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 374–378.
Published: 01 November 2018
... fertility and feminine cycles as part of an open invitation to artists to work on birthing, menstruation, miscarriage, abortion, the biological clock, and menopause. In response, some artists proposed new works, while others dug into their archives to offer pieces not previously exhibited. The format of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... , “doormat”). This essay examines three works by women writers, Sevgi Soysal, Emine Sevgi Özdamar, and Perihan Mağden, who experiment with feminine writing ( l’écriture féminine ) in Turkish literature and explore the intersectionality of race, gender, sexuality, and the possibilities of narrating queer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Claudia Liebelt Abstract Based on research in Istanbul in 2013–14, the article describes a changing urban geography of beauty, which has multiple repercussions on women’s spatialized notions of femininity, intimate bodily grooming, and aesthetics. Beauty salons in two neighborhoods typically placed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2015) 11 (2): 139–160.
Published: 01 July 2015
... analysis, I closely examine the borderline space between the ideals of beautification and concealment and how women construct their fashionable veiling in it. By reading the women’s deployment of these ideals against their juristic connotations, I underscore the significance of the veiled Muslim femininity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... into value and vice versa by deploying the image of the pious feminine to incite consumer desire while denying accusations that this is simply capitalism with a religious face. Based on research and interviews with the editorial staff of one Islamic fashion magazine, NooR, this article traces how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., capitalism, and gender. In particular, the focus on the intimate in Zaat reveals how political projects are depicted in the domestic sphere through the lens of women’s work. The article explores two themes: one, the increasing financial pressure and its effects on constructs of masculinity and femininity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 31–55.
Published: 01 July 2007
... women, about themselves, and about their conception of ideal manhood. I argue that overt discussions of masculinity ran parallel to discussions of femininity. They might not have dominated the cultural scene like the debates on “the woman question,” but they are revealing of the complexities of gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 July 2019
... spectatorship femininity gender and sexual nonnormativity This article uses two popular Golden Era belly-dance films to argue that mainstream film in Egypt simultaneously enabled and disciplined nonnormative gendered and sexual behavior, specifically between women. Drawing on queer-of-color critique, I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 November 2015
... privileges afforded to Saudi women by their “national distinction” but also details the competing expectations they have to negotiate and the deep anxieties produced by consumer femininity. Parallel homosocial spaces also produce a direct relationship between Saudi women and the state “through the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 139–142.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Qadiri and Khalid al Gharaballi’s digital photographs from Fthe series WaWa (2011) engage with gendered and sexual representa- tions of femininity and queerness with reference to the local, namely, Kuwait, as well as the regional, that is, the Arab Gulf and the Arab world at large. In both...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 125.
Published: 01 November 2014
... discourse, work, marriage, and femininity. Its theoretical sophistication speaks to both education and youth culture and provides an impressive account of the contestations and processes involved in constructing gendered and national identities. The Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies Book...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 89–91.
Published: 01 March 2018
... dialogue with Arabic novels is admirable. At times, however, rather than allow the literary and theoretical texts to speak to and nuance each other in equal turns, Le corps deploys the French concept of feminine différence —a celebration that tends toward essentialization—as a standard against which to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 455–459.
Published: 01 November 2016
... out of the mountains in the midst of civil war, Mernissi celebrated examples of Muslim women who had succeeded in challenging reigning norms of passive feminine obedience. In this built world of scrupulous angles and smooth curves lives a society of women: Mernissi’s mother, her paternal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 256–257.
Published: 01 July 2015
... signifier of Palestinian femininity and indigeneity pitched to the conscientious palate. I use the Palestinian olive as an optic to explore the convergence of settler colonialism, environmental destruction, neoliberal multiculturalism, consumption, and desire through multisited and multisensory ethnography...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 22–42.
Published: 01 March 2021
... quest for liberating an inner voice through creation. References Aapola Sinikka , Gonick Marnina , and Harris Anita . 2005 . Young Femininity: Girlhood, Power, and Social Change . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Berger Joan . 1972 . Ways of Seeing . London...