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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Camila Pastor de Maria Campos Abstract Analyzing memoirs from the Arab diaspora and Mashriq, colonial archives, interviews, League of Nations reports, and mandate legal literature, this article tracks the circulation and regulation of mobile women engaging in performance and sex work in French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 346–348.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Amal Eqeiq Finally, for students and scholars of Francophone Lebanese literature, the primary strength of this book lies in the excellent footnotes and comprehensive bibliography that include sources in Arabic, French, and English. However, those interested in the Arabic literary canon in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Mayanthi Fernando Breaking the Silence: French Women’s Voices from the Ghetto , Amara Fadela Zappi Sylvia . Translated with an Introduction by Helen Harden Chenut. Berkeley : University of California Press , 2006 . Pp. 179. ISBN 0-520-24621-7 . Copyright © 2009 Association for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Alexandra Jerome Why the French Don’t Like Headscarves: Islam, the State, and Public Space , Bowen John R. . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2007 . Pp. x, 290 . ISBN 978-0-691-12506-0 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 100  JOURNAL...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Peter Drucker Abstract The project of the French Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU) in Morocco in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—to win social and political equality for Jews through European enlightenment—was intertwined with the French imperial project. Moroccan Jewish women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Jakob Krais Abstract Algeria is often seen as a major instance of women’s emancipation in the Middle East of the mid-twentieth century. Whereas the scholarly focus has often been on colonial policies, French views, or the female participation in the war of independence, this article looks at the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Nadine Sinno Abstract Directed by Saudi Arabian filmmaker Faiza Ambah, Mariam (2015) portrays the struggles of Mariam, a Muslim French teenager who decides to wear the hijab but must contend with her school’s enforcement of a 2004 French law banning religious symbols from public institutions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Sarah Ghabrial Abstract Between 1870 and 1930 the French colonial state in Algeria expanded its regulatory prerogatives in the governance of Muslim “personal status law” without abandoning its policy commitments to “respect local custom.” This article examines this fraught historical process with a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 July 2016
... . Dorothy S. Blair, in her introduction to Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade , the English translation of L’amour, la fantasia , remarks that Djebar, while maneuvering her “love-hate relationship” with the French language, sometimes, “in a conscious effort to escape from the shackles of writing in ‘the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... slice of the discourse about the film. While most critics sanction the film’s male partisans under a general moral code of battle, they indict the women as depraved killers, rather than soldiers at war. This essay explores the depictions of Algerian women’s resistance to French rule and how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 July 2019
... 4 and 5 delve into the intense debates over whether or not prostitution should be officially regulated. Chapter 4 draws on discussions in French and Arabic medical journals to analyze how the colonial encounter shaped differing stances on state-regulated brothels in North Africa, where the French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Ferial J. Ghazoul 120  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Children of the New World: A Novel of the Algerian War Assia Djebar. Translated from the French by Marjolijn de Jager. Aft erword by Cla- risse Zimra. New York: Th e Feminist Press...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 123–132.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Ruth Mas Killian Caitlin , North African Women in France: Gender, Culture, and Identity ( Stanford University Press , 2006 ). Gray Doris H. , Muslim Women on the Move: Moroccan Women and French Women of Moroccan Origin Speak Out ( Lexington Books , 2008 ). Keaton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 104–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... “repatriated,” the legal term the French of Algeria attached to the possible spoliation of vast numbers of objects transported from Algeria to France during that chaotic year of rupture. Transported to Nîmes was the latest statue, sculpted in 1949 as a lightweight traveling Visiting Virgin ( Vièrge Visiteuse...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 89–91.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Operating at the intersection of contemporary US American gender studies, French feminism, and postcolonial theory, Le corps sets out a number of ambitious arguments in its introduction. First, it aims to rethink certain French-language studies of Arabo-Islamic culture that essentialize the body as an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 438–441.
Published: 01 November 2017
... suffocation, was practiced by French colonial troops, as described by Djebar ( 1985 ) in Fantasia , but in a different geographic location from the one depicted by Bey. As far as veiling is concerned, Mehta takes Salhi’s words for granted when she asserts that “the colonial presence of the French increased...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 291–295.
Published: 01 July 2016
... write Memoirs right after their first argument. 5. For instance, she insinuates French officers, such as Captain Pierre François Bosquet, into the narrative (Djebar 1993 , 49). References Adak Hülya . 2001 . “ Intersubjectivity: Halide Edib (1882–1964) or the ‘Ottoman/Turkish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
... reviewed in this issue. References Amer Sahar . 2008 . Crossing Borders: Love between Women in Medieval French and Arabic Literatures . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press . Babayan Kathryn , and Najmabadi Afsaneh , eds. 2008 . Islamicate Sexualities...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 140–143.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., and the society. The puzzle posed in States and Women’s Rights is explaining how the three Maghrib countries—Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco—geographically contiguous, comprising predominantly Arab-Islamic societies, with French colonial histories and emergence as independent...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 July 2018
... simply bewildering, since the book was published in 1997 and Morocco’s Years of Lead lasted from 1956 to 1999. Cheref is startled “to read that Guène is a French youth of color.” Why does he consider this “neologism” controversial among “French young men and women of Maghrebi descent”? Why would I read...