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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Yağmur Nuhrat Abstract This article focuses on swearing in football chants in Turkey to demonstrate that fans construct a specifically masculine notion of fairness that diverges from the universalizing ideal of fair play. I argue that the Turkish Football Federation’s (TFF) clubs’ and mainstream...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 July 2019
... football matches and concerts. Drawing international capital to the Saudi market in a post-oil economy is very much dependent on gender equality and the visibility of women in the labor force. However, the impact of high-profile actions, such as the limited appointment of women to senior government...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
... line with traditions. The film noir Sound and Fury focuses on the other woman in an adulterous marriage. Like Lantouri , Sound and Fury is based on a real story. It recalls the controversial case of Shahla Jahed, the mistress of a famous football player who was hanged for killing his wife in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 144–164.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Struggles for Social Justice: Economics, Agency, Justice, Activism , edited by Vahabzadeh Peyman , 181 – 98 . Cham : Palgrave Macmillan . Toffoletti Kim . 2014 . “ Iranian Women’s Sports Fandom: Gender, Resistance, and Identity in the Football Movie Offside .” Journal of Sport and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
... most of them is reserved for men. Their settings vary widely, from large rooms to counters where tea is prepared with a few hookahs, chairs, and tables. Often owners install a television screen on a wall to attract viewers during football games. The smell of tobacco blended with molasses, the loud...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the “free kick” movement in football, a highly masculine zone. In football a free kick allows the player the chance to score directly. But when a woman performs the movement, she loses control of her outfit and reveals parts of her body that she normally tries to keep concealed (i.e., her legs). She...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 March 2005
... football stadium and giving the newlyweds essential furniture were strokes of organizing genius. Questions about appropriate work for women are at the heart of the movement to authenticate the Islamic revolution. For most of this century, nationalists of the mainly rural lower middle classes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 40–61.
Published: 01 November 2014
... been innovative, e.g., a man dressed in a football referee outfit, holding a whistle and a red card saying “Mubarak Out” (132). In general, the use of a different language to describe one’s political opposition is indicative of the current youth movements. It is difficult to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 58–79.
Published: 01 July 2013
... religion into a football match, it’s a distraction from the real thing. In another interview, Aboulela pointedly states that her religious iden- tity supersedes her national and geographic loyalties with her religion providing more stability than any other affiliation. This leads her to flesh...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 244–264.
Published: 01 July 2017
... my cousins are male. They all watch football together, they drink together and go chasing girls. They have such memories because they are all male. Since my childhood, I have always been out of this group. I think, even though they cannot see that I’m gay, they know I’m a different person. A person...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... team for the high school football team, while her brother Marwan played catcher for the Little League baseball team and her sister Fatin was a star gymnast. They hung out at a canteen with a jukebox and soda fountain and ate “super-size grilled hamburgers and caramel sundaes prepared and served by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
... losers are our mothers and fathers. ( Today’s Zaman 2009 ) Did I tell you that [my son] was a football player? A professional player. . . . I still keep his certificates. . . . you cannot know how hard it is. . . . now, we visit the cemetery regularly. . . . we go there to look at the stone...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
... according to Islam this is not freedom. Freedom is not to go out with a boy today and then pay a high price for it later. When her reputation will be harmed no one will respect her; the boys will treat her like a football, play with her. It is not freedom to wear what I want and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ban on photographing. Students also exchange im- ages showing romantic scenes (a woman and a man kissing in front of a beautiful sunset), football players, or satirical films making fun of Saudi people’s customs, the royal family, or the religious police. The 114  mn  Journal of Middle East...