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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Suad Joseph Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 The Trump administration is governing with a tactic often used by authoritarian regimes and now employed in new and extreme forms with the help of social media—the tactic of chaos. Banning travelers from...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... morality, sexual regulation, fam- ily constitution, and suppression of trafficking in bodies have become central axes of governance, executed through an unaccountable jumble of non-governmental organizations, government projects, municipal police, planning and public health initiatives, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
...? This is a longstanding feminist question whose answer hinges on underlying assumptions and theories about states and governance. Reliance on states as the primary sources of protection and support in intimate life has largely worked to rearticulate gendered, economic, and other inequitable power...
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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 (2014) 10 (1): 82–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... government in Sudan in the 1990s to shape society’s notion of the ideal Muslim woman. This essay looks at Hale’s work on women’s citizenship in Sudan to examine the constitution of this notion and how it shapes women’s citizenship in post-Arab Spring Egypt. My aims are to explore the various conflicting...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Asli Zengin Abstract This article is about how sex, gender, and sexuality are governed in Turkey at the intersection of intimate contact and mandated encounters with medicolegal institutions and the bodies of sex/gender transgressive people. To explore this question, it brings two institutional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Ana Frank; Ayşe Betül Çelik Abstract Reproductive rights are shaped by different political ideologies and remain a hotly contested policy issue in most parts of the world. In Turkey the disputes concerning these rights have grown since 2002, when a conservative government assumed power. Analyzing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Nelia Hyndman-Rizk Abstract Amid an enduring political deadlock in Parliament, the first civil marriage contracted in Lebanon in 2013 received significant media coverage in a country where the personal status law of eighteen recognized religious sects governs marriage. This case study examines the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 330–343.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Monica Lindsay-Perez Abstract Between 1931 and 1936 the democratic Spanish government overthrew the monarchy and established the Second Spanish Republic. It was a volatile period for Spanish-Moroccan relations. Fascists were in favor of the Spanish Protectorate of Morocco, whereas Republicans were...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 March 2015
... August 20, 2014 Istanbul, Turkey Mor Çatı Social and judicial systems work against women and always in favor of patriarchy. Struggling to end violence against women from feminist perspectives and insisting on autonomous politics is very challenging in a society governed by such a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2017
... his disciples to infiltrate the military, the judiciary, and the bureaucracy to gain power from within the state. The Islamically rooted Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi; AKP) government helped the Gülenists move up within the state. The two groups were in alliance in their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... September 1, 2014 President, Rafidayn Women’s Coalition Association Hanaʾa Hammoud ʿAbbas Our second challenge is the formation of an Iraqi government. Iraq is gravitating toward creating a government ruled by political deals and sectarian quotas. In contrast to the promises the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 108–115.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Ipersonal status laws throughout the Middle East and North Africa have denied women countless human rights enjoyed by their counterparts in other regions. These laws govern some of the most private aspects of women’s lives (marriage, divorce, and child custody) and undermine women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 July 2015
... strongly opposes registration, arguing that a pressure group must remain on the street. Registration requires following government laws, regulations, and limits. But activists in the group are not wealthy, and external funders often will not support unregistered groups doing independent feminist work...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 November 2018
... positions of leadership in business, government, science, literature, and media. The two sides often agree that the Saudi state is a force for emancipation. It pushes women to achieve high educational levels, appoints them to key government positions, and provides generous welfare programs to improve their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 386–388.
Published: 01 November 2019
... who remained in Turkey after the massacres. The unique and major contribution of this work is its specific focus on Armenian women’s “forced” roles in the process of Armenian nation building under the Turkish government despite its role in perpetrating the massacres. In “A Climate for Abduction, a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
... first International Conference on Kurdish Women was held on March 8, 2007, in Yaki Shubat Hall of the Kurdish Regional Government in Erbil, Southern Kurdistan. Issues relating to Kurdish women around the globe were addressed by numerous speakers from Europe, the United States, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of women who stand for the elected government at the vigils with the will of women who stand for peace and against any kind of authoritarian military regime. Given the heightened nationalism and militarism in the context of ongoing wars in the region and the government’s increasing intolerance toward...