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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Valerie Anishchenkova Abstract The generation of Egyptian writers and other culture makers whose creative work started to come out during the transformative 1990s produced new distinct discourses on identity, including those related to gender. This article closely examines Miral al-Tahawy’s novel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 59–85.
Published: 01 July 2010
... the Next Generation Sunny Daly Winner of the Biannual JMEWS Award for Best Graduate Student Paper  ABSTRACT Uncertainties and ambiguities are evident in discourses of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 411–415.
Published: 01 November 2016
... mapping out and analysis of historical changes in the ways that life is being lived in Beirut and Istanbul. Each work explores a cohort of urban residents that represents a generational shift in the ways in which public selves and political bonds are forged. To varying extents, each undertakes an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 136–139.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Elhum Haghighat From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish Women between Religion and Culture , Soomekh Saba . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2012 . 224 pages. ISBN 978-1-4384-4383-6 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Tabitha Decker Emirati Women: Generations of Change , Bristol-Rhys Jane . New York : Columbia University Press , 2010 . 145 pages. ISBN 978-0-231-70204-1 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 116  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  9:2...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and men who have sex with men, especially if they are penetrated, or those who express feminine embodiments, do not have such privileges. Instead, the society debases, criminalizes, and punishes them in contemporary Egypt. The police in the General Directorate for Protecting Public Morality...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 265–267.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Frances S. Hasso Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Karl Mannheim published an essay in 1923, “The Problem of Generations,” that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Sophia Pandya This paper looks at the ways in which older generations of Yemeni women in Sanaa negotiate religious change. Practices that are associated with Sufism and popular folk Islam are prevalent in Yemen, especially among older, illiterate women who have had little to no access to textual...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 68–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
... others in everyday life provides one context in which these figures, and Sufi poetry more generally, may become attractive to contemporary Muslims. Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 desire Sufi poetry Kurdistan Deep ambiguity concerning the identity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 244–264.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Haktan Ural; Fatma Umut Beşpınar Abstract This article examines how gay men engage with masculine respectability in urban Turkey. Our analysis of twenty-four in-depth interviews in Ankara shows that gay men’s self-presentation generally conforms to the expectations of masculine appearance and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
... women’s rights as inseparable and generate the potential to challenge nationalist state power and the militarization of society. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 peace Turkish-Kurdish conflict Kurdish political movement women’s rights movement Turkey...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Doris H. Gray Women in Morocco and second-generation women of Moroccan origin in France share significant similarities concerning major life issues such as their conception of Islam, legal changes affecting women on both sides of the Mediterranean, and personal and professional issues. A hard...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
... discrimination (against Mizrahim in general and against Mizrahi girls in particular) presents a special case of exclusionary social practices in the context of the Middle East. It owes its motivating and legitimizing force to social constructions exhibiting a unique reproduction of the dichotomy between the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 50–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
... weekly basis. They also spoke of reluctance to take part in many of their mother’s communal religious practices and events. In this study I analyze the reasons for this generational change, and examine the impact of modernity and new forms of media, such as televangelism, on educated Yemeni women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... otherwise routinely discriminated against in crucial life domains. More generally, the study illustrates how advanced fertility treatments, in their global spread, serve to entrench ideas of reproductive normalcy, individuality, and citizenship. Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli is a health sociologist at the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
... women’s writings revealed intimate aspects of the Ottoman elite’s relationships in general and of Ottoman women in particular, and suggests that their publication in popular magazines played an important role in re-imagining the Turkish woman in the framework of the post-Kemalist nationalist discourse. It...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
... enthusiasts have generally treated it as a universal dance for women. I examine the interplay between these claims through performances in Syrian-Lebanese country clubs, a Brazilian belly dance festival, and the Brazilian Orientalist soap opera, O Clone (The Clone). As contractors, folk dancers, or spectators...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the ethnographic agenda. She argued that ethnography, particularly when addressing controversial practices, creates cultural difference rather than the generating solidarity for the struggles of women, such as the Sudanese struggles she studied. Hale recognized that the issue of female circumcision...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... makes her text part of a general critique of the rapid sociocultural transformation of modern urban society, linking it to a presumably biological but essentially social definition of women as mothers. Cyrus Schayegh is an assistant professor of modern Middle Eastern history at the American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 6–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., whose activities led to a reform of the Moroccan personal status code (the Mudawwana ) in 2003. The discourse of the second generation of Tunisian women, which emerged, unlike that of women in other Arab Muslim countries, in a post-independence context wherein they benefited from an oft-amended PSC that...