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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 346-348.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Amal Eqeiq Native Tongue, Stranger Talk: The Arabic and French Literary Landscapes of Lebanon Hartman Michelle Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2014 . 368 pages. isbn 9780815633563 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In her...
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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 (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 (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 (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
... intertwines her own stories with those of girls and women living during and after the Algerian War of Independence (1954–62); historical narratives of French soldiers, reporters, and painters during the years of colonization; and fictional anecdotes. She demonstrates that Algerian history is reflected in her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 80-106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... killers, rather than soldiers at war. This essay explores the depictions of Algerian women’s resistance to French rule and how their depiction plays a central role in analyses of the aesthetic merits of the film. Among the myriad journal articles, reviews, scholarly books, and Internet buzz...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 223-225.
Published: 01 July 2019
... British and French empires, as well as for local actors such as the Egyptians and the Lebanese. Gender was central to these conflicts, with the biopolitics of female and male bodies and their relationship to the institution of prostitution being linked to struggles over the boundaries between the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 120-122.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Ferial J. Ghazoul Children of the New World: A Novel of the Algerian War , Djebar Assia . Translated from the French by Jager Marjolijn de . Afterword by Clarisse Zimra. New York : The Feminist Press , 2005 . Pp. 224. ISBN 1558615105 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle...
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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
... the narrower sea corridor constricted geopolitically by the label of “French Mediterraneans” (Lorcin and Shepard 2016 , 1–18), my research considers a mere two centuries of trans-Mediterranean crossings north to south and back. Historically, these movements of European settlers, French colonialists...
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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
... ignored. Like Edip’s narrative, Djebar’s personal story works to fill in the gaps. Both authors use a foreign language to tell a personal narrative. Djebar wrote Fantasia in French, and Edip wrote Memoirs in English. In 1926, during her self-imposed exile, Edip published the first volume of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 143-151.
Published: 01 July 2018
... desires in their writings. 3 Other scholarly queer work in Maghribi studies followed. After the publication of French translations of Gender Trouble (Butler 2005 ) and Epistemology of the Closet (Sedgwick 2008 ), and once French scholars finally began to take notice of US queer theory, such work...
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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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 122-125.
Published: 01 July 2007
..., by retaining the long rhythmic sentences of the original French in graceful English, conveys the translated novel without domesticating or exoticizing it. Th e Aft erword is a thorough and useful introduction to the author and to Algeria, with a perceptive analysis of the novel...