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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Murat C. Yildiz Nurturing Masculinities: Men, Food, and Family in Contemporary Egypt . Nefissa Naguib . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2015 . 156 pages. isbn 9781477307106. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 The Egyptian man...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 256–257.
Published: 01 July 2015
... represented as part of Palestinian dispossession, my ethnographic findings indicate that tasting, eating, and cooking animate alternative ways of narrating history and reanchoring Palestinians to their land. In particular, I show how Palestinian women use food to connect back to villages depopulated during...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
... following days, included diverse women who joined the celebrations and even brought home-cooked food for others. The testimonies of women who identify themselves as religious or devout Muslim reveal that their mobilization against the coup was driven by shared fear and anxiety. But there is disagreement...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
... intensive feeding regime that was primarily the responsibility of her mother. In addition to being constantly fed, the future bride was encour- aged to sleep for many hours, only to be woken up—even in the middle of the night—to consume yet more food and drink a glass of oil. Fol- lowing every...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 312–314.
Published: 01 July 2017
... camps. Mousa’s father (Hussein Nakhleh) epitomizes the steady, reliable, hardworking man who has endured such hardships as life in a refugee camp and is grateful to have a permit that allows him “inside” to do honest work and keep food on the table. Mousa is more preoccupied with the scant income he...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 112–139.
Published: 01 July 2005
...-kind transfers, subsidies on various goods such as food and other essentials, and govern- JENNIFER C. OLMSTED  117 ment spending in the areas of education and health, infrastructure building, and administration. The types of programs a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
... suppress the riots in the prison and to establish a new, harsh disciplinary system that consists of punishing the prisoners (including the pregnant and older women) and refusing to give them food and warm shelter. Mitra, the former student of midwifery...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Khancad Hotel with lots of food, dancing, and socializing with everyone con- nected to the conference. International Conference on Kurdish Women for Peace and Equality, March 8, 2007, Erbil, Southern Kurdistan Nadeen El-Kassem University of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., incest, genital cutting, poverty, sexual practices), to the oft en ignored or the unusual, such as sports, aging, science, nation and medicalization, disabilities, suicide and food. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Association and is fluent in French, the Moroccan dialect of Arabic, and Spanish. Susan Schaefer Davis is an anthropologist with extensive experience as a development practitioner. Her work focuses on gender in North Africa and Palestine for agencies including the World Bank, the Food and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 111–113.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Egyptian statist narratives; they can be traced back to the neo-liberal reforms, privatization, and structural adjustment poli- cies of the last two and a half decades. While Hafez documents some of the social challenges faced on a daily basis by Egyptians—rising food prices, stagnating wages...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2018
... through economic activities such as selling food to workers and buying property. Lower-class women, whose families could not afford to seclude them, had an advantage over middle- and upper-class women because they were part of public economic life. Owning property offered them status and honor. Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 265–267.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., DNA, and biological bodies—materialities addressed by authors in this issue—are archives. They record and store environments, genealogies, the food and pollutants we produce and consume, our cultural and social practices, and historical conditions. Reading archival material is never unmediated...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 54–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
... that rents nargilehs, which did not require much start-up capital. To further cope with fi nancial hardship, the women spend cau- tiously on food, buying staples from local grocery stores with aff ord- able prices, purchasing goods in bulk from cheaper sources in popular...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2019
... textual reading of the Quran. Spiritual associations with food, such as preparations for religious holidays, act as a form of empowerment. However, the unexpected trajectory of Lalami’s novella empowers female protagonists through conversions and not magical practices. Thus the novella departs from the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... four, which includes a disabled husband and a terminally ill daughter, Om Amira spends her nights running her food stall and her days caring for her child. The film is a powerful testimony to the crushing poverty facing millions of Cairenes, who lack proper housing, medical treatment, and nutrition...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the early 1980s still held in 1989. Kobra eventually descends into madness, “constantly beaten and chained… left in the dark for days and nights without food and medication” (141), and eventually released to her family only to be institutionalized in a mental hospital. Talebi follows 158  mn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
... sale. The gathering concluded with a wonderful party at the Khancad Hotel with lots of food, dancing, and socializing with everyone con- nected to the conference. International Conference on Kurdish Women for Peace and Equality, March 8, 2007, Erbil, Southern Kurdistan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
... control, reproduction and reproductive choice, virginity) to the critical (abortion, body, celibacy, incest, genital cutting, poverty, sexual practices), to the oft en ignored or the unusual, such as sports, aging, science, nation and medicalization, disabilities, suicide and food...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 143–146.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., preparing food, and raising soldiers. In Kuwait, the metaphor is rather similar. Conditions for women’s citizenship have changed accord- ing to the state’s economic imperatives. According to Tétreault, violence against women increased in Kuwait after the Gulf War due to the weak and...