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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Emanuela Buscemi Crossing the Gulf: Love and Family in Migrant Lives . Pardis Mahdavi . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2016 . 216 pages. isbn 9780804798839. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Pardis Mahdavi’s Crossing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Attiya Ahmad Abstract In recent years marriages among Muslims of different ethnonational backgrounds have developed in the Gulf region. While proponents of these “Muslim marriages” depict them as transnational alternatives to ethnonational forms of affinity and belonging, as I discuss...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 158–161.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Bridget Guarasci Gulf Women , Sonbol Amira El-Azhary , ed. Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2012 . 454 pages. ISBN 978-0-8156-3309-9 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 158  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  10:2 up the news...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 46–74.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Noor Al-Qasimi This article examines how the phenomenon of the ‘abaya-as-fashion is accommodated by the hegemonic order of Islamic patriarchy in the region of the Arab Gulf states. The traditional ‘abaya, or body veil commonly worn by national women across the Arab Gulf, is juxtaposed against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 6–35.
Published: 01 November 2011
... discourses on migration, trafficking, and prostitution in the Gulf countries. Pardis Mahdavi is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Pomona College. Her research interests include gendered labor, migration, sexuality, human rights, youth culture, transnational feminism and public health...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 139–142.
Published: 01 November 2012
... with gendered and sexual representa- tions of femininity and queerness with reference to the local, namely, Kuwait, as well as the regional, that is, the Arab Gulf and the Arab world at large. In both photographs, references to the Arab Gulf and Kuwait are specifically manifest in the queer. Butch...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 July 2014
... to compliance on the television screen. Gulf Women Amira El-Azhary Sonbol, ed. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2012. 454 pages. ISBN 978-0-8156-3309-9. Reviewed by Bridget Guarasci, Franklin and Marshall College Amira Sonbol’s Gulf...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 216–220.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and ecology and debates about the loss of cultural identity that have surfaced with the dramatic overhaul of the Gulf as a seat of power and commerce. Al Saadi and Mater were among a number of artists in Here and Elsewhere who explored subjective experiences while alluding to political currents and upending...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 240–255.
Published: 01 July 2021
... uranium shells left behind after the First Gulf War. As Chen illustrates, toxic people, not just chemicals, arise in discourses on toxicity (190). Poison may corrupt not only one body but the relationships that the body has with other bodies. In Chen’s exploration of US panic regarding lead in children’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 89–102.
Published: 01 July 2011
... satisfaction rate and few gender differences in reactions towards role-playing, with uniquely interest- ing implications for both educational institutions and gender studies. INTRODUCTION he Kingdom of Bahrain is a small island located in the Arab Gulf Tregion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 July 2014
... reviews  mn  161 over time. Reading the volume in companion with works by Fida Adely, Nadine Naber, and Saba Mahmood that specifically deconstruct gender and agency as political categories would heighten a critical and needed dialogue about Gulf histories and the contributions of women to them...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 344–366.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the context of the Qatari state’s developmental initiatives, and this article seeks to contribute to the scholarship on women in the Gulf states. Jocelyn Sage Mitchell et al. ( 2014 : 1) explore the conflict between Qatari women’s increased participation in the educational sphere and workplace...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
... In Everyday Conversions Attiya Ahmad explores the experiences of South Asian domestic workers converting to Islam in Kuwait. Tens of thousands of people have converted to Islam over the past twenty years in the Gulf, the majority of them women domestic workers. Such conversions have been examined from two...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2021
... begins at the outset of the Second Gulf War and ends with the nomination of then–presidential candidate Barack Obama, seemingly suspended between war and the specter of hope. However, her interlocutors are refugees of a slightly earlier wave: nearly one hundred men and women who fled southern Lebanon...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Healing in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf    Bahrain Drugs, Deviance and Democracy...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... representation, in light of the status of Shi‘a elsewhere as minorities or functional minorities (2002, 173). In Bahrain, recent Shi‘i activism has economic and political roots. Th e Gulf and the surrounding oil-producing regions constitute the homeland of the Shi‘a. Shi‘i...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 November 2015
... contextualization. He discussed the mega-infrastructure and construction-centered basis of the alliance between Persian Gulf governments and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and the alliance’s pattern of upper-middle-class moral wars to restore its political power in the face of the deterioration of state...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., and migration in developing countries, particularly those in transition (Gamage 2003, Mathew 2010, Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry 2006, Singh and Belwal 2008). The coverage of female entrepreneurship is sparse in many Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and data on female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... This twelve-year period bracketed by the two Iraq wars (1991 and 2003) has witnessed a “non- state”-state-building experiment. Since the end of the 1991 Gulf War, Kurdish women have participated in a state-building project initiated within the “safe haven” region of northern Iraq...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Wings series at the Athr Gallery in Jeddah in 2017, as part of a sequence of exhibits featuring women artists from the Gulf. Al Khalifa’s series is about “intimacy and vulnerability, but also strength and perseverance” (Al Khalifa 2017 ). References Al Khalifa Hala . 2017 . She Wore Her...