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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 November 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 (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 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 (1 July 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 (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 March 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 (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 July 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 (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of women subjected to violence is unknown. We monitor court decisions, social services, and access to any rights that women have and prepare reports to make them visible in society, since the government always comes up with good public relations when it comes to women’s issues, such as ratifying the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and increased the likelihood that already vulnerable groups will face disaster and famine and will leave school, as the displaced Yazidis on Mount Sinjar have done. War has disrupted government commitments to implement antiviolence, women’s rights, and development strategies. There is no budget, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 108–115.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 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 standing before the law and in society at large. Governments that rely on these laws...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 July 2015
... deemed to be “dressed indecently” under Article 152 of the Public Order Act of 1996 and Article 152 of the Criminal Act, instituted by the Islamist government that took power in 1989, led by President Omar al-Bashir. Soon after coming to power, the president highlighted the need for Sudanese woman to be...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... regime of Kemalism during its thirteen years of governance. It assembled the lower class, nationalist, and Islamist populations under the rubric of majority and granted them “authentic citizenship.” Dissident groups, who struggled both with the old (Kemalist) and new (AKP) state throughout the first...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Linzey Vanguard University of Southern California The 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2010
... concludes that government-run women’s organizations ultimately act as ways for the government to co-opt civil society and are markers of a “rentier governmentality” in which GONGOs (government- organized NGOs) legitimize the state, in particular by promoting femi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the Arabic language, literature, the family and, government” (9). This effort to Egyptianize Taymur is less successful, as Taymur is essentially affili- ated to her class and the court, siding with Khedive Tawfiq rather than the people and the nationalist ‘Urabi. Her lack of sympathy for freed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 March 2018
... article of clothing in many government and public spaces. In other spaces, secularists maligned and marginalized women who wore it. From 1996 to 2013 I heard many accounts of how women’s practice of wearing the headscarf had initiated encounters and experiences that made them aware of the dominance of...