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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 July 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 November 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 (1 July 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 (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 July 2016
...,” Djebar 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 80–106.
Published: 01 July 2014
... 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 regarding Bataille d’Alger, most authors acknowledge...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 July 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 (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 123–132.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Caitlin Killian, North African Women in France: Gender, Culture, and Identity (Stanford(Stanford UniversityUniversity Press,Press, 2006).2006). DorisDoris H.H. Gray,Gray, Muslim Wom- en on the Move: Moroccan Women and French Women of Moroccan Ori- gin Speak Out (Lexington(Lexington Books,Books, 2008...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 104–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... keeps people apart. As I focus on 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 438–441.
Published: 01 November 2017
... supported a democratic plurality including the FIS (Cheref 2006 ). In part 1 Mehta misrepresents Bey’s use of the enfumades example. This cruel war tactic of caging hundreds of Algerian civilians in grottos and then lighting the entrance on fire, causing mass suffocation, was practiced by French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
... (Merabet 2014 ) and The Homoerotics of Orientalism (Boone 2014 ) are 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 July 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 (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 122–125.
Published: 01 July 2007
... erent strands and the various characters into a colorful tapestry. Th e translator, 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...