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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 275–283.
Published: 01 July 2016
... a pink minidress with the following text warning of the enemies of Islam: “A strange request. A little girl asks her mother: Mother, I want jeans, a low-cut shirt, and a swimsuit like Barbie. . . . Jewish Barbie dolls, with their revealing clothes and shameful postures, accessories and tools are a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Modern Egyptian Girl was no different from her sisters worldwide. She appeared in the postwar period and was associated with a variety of commodities. Depicted as white and Europeanized, her Egyptian incarnation coincided with the emergence of similar political iconography. The male elite desired to...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 10. Fadia Basrawi symbolically bridges divides as a Saudi Arabian Girl Scout. This photograph of young Fadia reading the Scout’s Pledge appeared in a story in the April 1961 issue of Aramco World . Photograph by Fahmi Basrawi. Figure 10. Fadia Basrawi symbolically bridges divides as a More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Nathan P. Devir Zamir Michal . Tel-Aviv : Xargol , 2005 . 191 pp. Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 134  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Sfinat habanot [The Ship of Girls] Michal Zamir. Tel-Aviv: Xargol...
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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 July 2012) 8 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 July 2012
... France with non-governmental organization workers and village girls, it demonstrates how humanitarian work is rendered meaningful by specific actors, its effects coexisting alongside, rather than supplanting, other forms of sociality. In tracing the ways in which a youth habitus based on rights is “made...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 58–88.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Jasamin Rostam-Kolayi This article sketches a history of Iran’s early girls’ school movement and examines its origins, goals, curricular content, and relationship to the state. It revises the tendency in the existing scholarship on modern education and reform to credit the Pahlavi state as the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 149–182.
Published: 01 November 2010
... © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 MARILYN BOOTH  149 “THE MUSLIM WOMAN” AS CELEBRITY AUTHOR AND THE POLITICS OF TRANSLATING ARABIC: Girls of Riyadh Go on the Road...
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 4. Girl’s bedroom Figure 4. Girl’s bedroom More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
... between literary work and critical social history, producing what we may term counterhistories of the Lebanese Civil War and the Partition of India. In both of these novels, a girl upon the verge of sexual maturation sees the eruption of violence in the society around her to be fundamentally analogous to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
... examine just a few of the many sites where “Muslim women’s rights” are differentially in play: in Egyptian and Palestinian women’s NGOs as well as in rural villages where ordinary women and girls live their lives at the intersection of national media and local institutions. Lila Abu-Lughod is Joseph...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Hagar Salamon; Esther Juhasz In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Tunisian Jewish female body was subjected to a dramatic fattening process in preparation for marriage. Immediately following the girl’s engagement, her body became the focus of an intense transformative regimen aimed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Ray Jureidini From a series of interviews with Lebanese middle- and upper-class women in their latter years, the paper traces an oral history of domestic service in Lebanon over the past century. The interviews reveal various periods when women and girls were recruited from the local village poor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 451–452.
Published: 01 November 2017
... has been widely published and exhibited at galleries and museums worldwide, and her images are in the permanent collections of several museums, institutions, and private collections. She has published three books: L’enfant-femme (2016), A Girl and Her Room (2012), and Ordinary Lives (2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Thawrat El Banat (Girls Revolution) is one of the major online feminist platforms on Egyptian social media. We are active on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/EgyGirlsRev ), with over 135,000 followers without advertising...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 168–172.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Figure 4. Girl’s bedroom Figure 4. Girl’s bedroom ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 337–345.
Published: 01 July 2017
... transforms restrictive gender norms and practices. They allow and encourage girls and women in different parts of the community to determine their own priorities and cultivate their voices in response to local challenges. The activists illuminated tensions between men and women activists and noted how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 104–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of the eighteen screened films for this review; all of them address the impacts of cultural, social, and political forces on girls’ and women’s lives, albeit in varying ways. Furthermore, each film is an emotionally engaging, well-crafted, and thought-provoking study of specific female lives in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2006
... globalisation, which include inter alia rapid urbanisation and physical mobility; better ac- cess to education, especially for girls; the transformation of the relationships between the generations and genders; the shift from extended to nuclear fam- ily and the loss of larger family networks; the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Muslims/Arabs. Through close readings of a novel by David Grossman, Olmert asks a broader question: how do mothers of dead Israeli soldiers grieve? Irving compares an Iraqi novel about the doomed love of a Jewish girl for a Muslim narrator in 1940s Mosul with a Yemeni novel about an impossible romance...