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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 105–107.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Rachel L. Kaplan On Shifting Ground: Muslim Women in the Global Era , Nouraie-Simone Fereshteh , ed. New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York , 2005 . Pp. 282. $18.95 paper. Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Global European Union Dina Al-Kassim, University of California, Irvine n February 26, 2008, the Council of the European Union (CEU) Oarrived at a Framework Decision designed to combat particularly serious forms of racism and xenophobia by criminal law (CEU 2008).1 By proposing a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Rania Kassab Sweis Bridging literature on modern governance with youth subjectivity, this article examines the globalization of female youth in contemporary Egypt through transnational humanitarian interventions. Drawing on over twenty-seven months of ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Egypt and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 338–342.
Published: 01 November 2018
... perspective of a historian of Egypt and the Indian Ocean world interested in revolution, gender, and sexuality as global problematics. Kraidy’s Naked Blogger of Cairo , despite its title’s specificity, offers the broadest coverage and most explicit treatment of the varied movements for political change...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 343–347.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ellen J. Amster Cosmopolitan Conceptions: IVF Sojourns in Global Dubai . Marcia C. Inhorn . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2015 . 379 pages. isbn 9780822359333. Achieving Procreation: Childlessness and IVF in Turkey . Merve Demircioglu Göknar . New York...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 114–117.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Beirut Mai Ghoussoub. 2nd ed. London: Saqi, 2007. Pp. 188. ISBN 9780863566769. Reviewed by Zeina Zaatari, Global Fund for Women Th e Foreword by Maggie Gee describes Leaving Beirut as “a subtle and profound book, a fascinating mixture of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 103–106.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Azza Basarudin Family, Gender, and Law in a Globalizing Middle East and South Asia , Cuno Kenneth M. Desai Manisha , eds. Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2009 . 245 pages. ISBN 978-0-8516-3235-1 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 143–146.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Rita Stephan Women and Globalization in the Arab Middle East: Gender, Economy and Society , Doumato Eleanor Abdella Posusney Marsha Pripstein , eds. Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner , 2003 . Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Sedef Arat-Koç This paper proposes that regional feminisms would be productive in avoiding some of the problems of “global feminism” or the co-opted shapes feminist transnationalism might take when it serves the priorities of international organizations or imperial powers. While Middle Eastern...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 6–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Camron Michael Amin The author examines how the Women’s Party (Hizb-i Zanan) used globalization to signal its departure from the tendency of women’s organizations to prioritize national goals over feminist goals in Iran. In explicitly holding the Iranian government to emerging international...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sanna Dhahir Abstract Saudi fiction written by women reflects the rapid changes witnessed by Saudi Arabia as a result of oil wealth and globalization. Increased education and work opportunities, exposure to the outside world, and a better awareness of the cultural and political dynamics at work in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 July 2014
... imbalances in entrepreneurial activities locally and globally. Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 Shweta Belwal, Rakesh Belwal, and Fatema Al Saidi  mn  135 CHARACTERISTICS, MOTIVATIONS, AND CHALLENGES OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... to high levels of education in both samples and exposure to global trends. Doris Gray teaches in the Women’s Studies Program and the Department of Modern Languages-French and Francophone Studies at Florida State University in Tallahassee. She taught at Al Akhawayn University in Morocco for two...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 86–109.
Published: 01 July 2007
... provide an example of women resisting, negotiating, and pressing for their rights, transforming their position while their employment increased. However, the forces of globalization and the impact of the national and international political economy played an important role in the defeat of the reform...
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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 2010) 6 (2): 59–85.
Published: 01 July 2010
.... Concurrently, young women’s Islamically inspired volunteerism presents an alternative notion of activism that turns away from liberal prescriptions. Drawing on key scholarship as well as my own experiences with prominent women’s NGOs and the 2008 Women as Global Leaders Conference, I seek to show how these...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
... globally. This paper looks at the consequences of Israeli policy and changing social norms on the Palestinian minority in Israel through the prism of female Palestinian activism in Israel’s economy. In particular, it examines the causes, consequences, and changes in the labor force participation of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... imperialist discourse. In light of the escalating use of FGC in inflamed journalism, misplaced condemnations, and the continuing globalization of the movement for change, I argue we must not cede terrain to the arrogance of such voices, lest we find ourselves complicit with the conflagration undermining human...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 40–61.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sondra Hale Using ideas from postmodern, postcolonial, and feminist thought, this paper analyzes recent global insurrections, e.g., the Arab Spring, to demonstrate their departure from modernist frameworks. Participants in the new uprisings, which are mainly comprised of youth and populated by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 87–108.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Nazanin Shahrokni Despite Iran’s geopolitical importance and mounting global concerns over its domestic and international practices, the state and its diverse mechanisms of rule have been largely neglected in mainstream sociology. To understand the state’s shifting modality of power between its...