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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 The Sosyalist Feminist Kolektif (Socialist Feminist Collective; SFK) was founded by a group of women in Istanbul in 2008. Today the SFK has about three hundred members. It is organized in five cities in Turkey...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 98–103.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Julia Clancy-Smith “ Gendering the History of Libya: Transnational and Feminist Approaches ”, “ Centre and Periphery: Variation in Gendered Space among Libyan Jews ,” Simon Rachel “ Reimagining Colony and Metropole: Images of Italy and Libya during the Italo...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Nazra for Feminist Studies was established in Cairo in 2005 as a new wave feminist organization in Egypt, a country with a long history of feminist activism. We are particularly interested in decentralized activism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Fatima Sadiqi Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Amazigh feminist nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) emerged in the new century. They address, among other matters, language, identity, and “ruralness” issues that were sidelined by the mainstream...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the imperial technology of freedom. Freedom is a liberal formation of love (81): When the heroine practices her freedom within the novel—a faintly feminist freedom of choice and the freedom from judgment or guilt around that choice (87)—she chooses love and love helps reform the sheikh on the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2017
... system. The government’s rule seemed so fragile one day and so absolute the next. It was during this time that a chemical castration regulation was hastily passed as a “treatment/punishment” for sex offenders (Asharq Al-Awsat 2016 ). Feminist and queer activists have tirelessly cultivated...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Blue Aubergine (1998) as representative of the New Age feminist writing of Jil al-Tisʾinaat. This antiestablishment form of feminism rebelled against the ideologies of previous movements. It distorted the conventional binaries, such as secular versus Islamic, and promoted hybridity. Finally, it...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
... papers over gender injustices. Both Kurdish and Turkish activists stress the necessity of understanding that a just and sustainable peace must include gender equality and that gender justice cannot be achieved in times of war. Thus feminist convergences in Kurdish and Turkish activism present peace and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 461–468.
Published: 01 November 2017
... ) for an August 2016 issue dedicated to the theme of identity. I conducted the interview in English, and it was translated into Persian (Tohidi 2016 ). The main readers of the journal are Iranian intellectuals and activists, including many feminists. Butler is known and respected as a feminist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 70–89.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Hoda Yousef Malak Hifni Nasif (1886–1918), one of Egypt’s early feminist writ­ers, stood at the crossroads of many political and social tensions of her day. Situated between the potential contradictions of Egyptian nationalism, Islamic reform, and Westernization, Nasif provides an important lens...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 89–111.
Published: 01 July 2005
... Women’s Studies 2005 ELLEN GRUENBAUM  89 FEMINIST ACTIVISM FOR THE ABOLITION OF FGC IN SUDAN ELLEN GRUENBAUM  “So we must deal with female circumcision...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Anita Fábos; Emily Haddad Feminist activist and scholar Sondra Hale has made significant contributions to Sudan studies and politics through her research and her participation in Sudanese women’s rights advocacy and other progressive political movements. An analysis of Hale’s professional record as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Sedef Arat-Koç This paper proposes that regional feminisms would be productive in avoiding some of the problems of “global feminism” or the co-opted shapes feminist transnationalism might take when it serves the priorities of international organizations or imperial powers. While Middle Eastern...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Amina Jamal Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject , Mahmood Saba . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2004 . Pp. xvi, 233 . ISBN 9780691086958 . An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon , Deeb Lara . Princeton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 134–136.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Laury Silvers Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur’an, Hadith, and Jurisprudence , Ali Kecia . Oxford : Oneworld Publications , 2006 . Pp. xxviii, 217 . ISBN 9781851684564 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 134  JOURNAL OF...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 183–187.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Nawal El Saadawi Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 NAWAL EL SAADAWI  183 BRIEF COMMUNICATION  A Postmodern Christian-Muslim Feminist Nawal El...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 363–367.
Published: 01 November 2018
...May Makki; Mira Mawla; Islam Khatib; Hanine El Mir; Sarah Kaddoura Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 This essay is based on a panel given in Arabic by members of the Feminist Bloc during the “Feminism in Crisis?” Conference, held at the American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 368–373.
Published: 01 November 2018
... ideological position (comrade, feminist) to reflect the negotiations necessary to build intersectionalist politics. We aimed to hear and identify with multiple positions. As the dialogue between the feminist (Itwari) and the student suggests, we tried to invent encounters that enabled us to make connections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 337–345.
Published: 01 July 2017
... something different” to address generational tensions among Palestinian feminist activists. They were also motivated by a desire to support other young activists in Jerusalem, whose isolation from Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip had been reinforced by Israeli checkpoints and walls. While...
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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...