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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Gabrielle Printz America’s Arab Refugees: Vulnerability and Health on the Margins . Marcia C. Inhorn Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2018 . 256 pages. isbn 9780804786393 . Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 Inside...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 55–88.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Sarah S. Willen Sarah S. Willen is a PhD/MPH candidate in the Departments of Anthropology and Global Health at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and a 2004–2005 Fellow at the Center for the Study of Health, Culture, and Society at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health. Her current...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... in the mid-nineteenth century. Efforts to control the disease were complicated by a lack of effective treatment until the 1910s, inadequate investment in health care, disparate agendas at the provincial and imperial level, and resistance to treatment by men who feared loss of status and jobs. Transmission...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Inas Abdelwahed; Ruba Abla; Rima Afifi Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Representations of sexual and reproductive health in mass media offer one indicator of women’s relative position and value as women in a given society (Bronstein 2005 ). Media...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Hania Sholkamy Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Volume 3: Family, Body, Sexuality, and Health , Joseph Suad , ed. Boston : Brill , 2006 . Pp. xix, 564 . ISBN 9789004128194 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 108  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Nathalie Peutz Pioneers or Pawns? Women Health Workers and the Politics of Development in Yemen , Regt Marina de . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2007 . Pp. xvi, 383 . ISBN 978-0-8156-3121-7 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 105–133.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and their health cultures. Drawing on untapped Chinese medical-mission literature, this article shows that the ob-gyns have since the 1980s constructed certain images of North African women as an inferior other, either reckless biological reproducers or incompetent health providers. In their criticisms...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2018
... fatwa websites discuss this reproductive health technology. During the study period of 2016–17, English-language sites were more likely to rule that EC was not religiously acceptable, whereas no Arabic-language online fatwas declared the technology forbidden to Muslims. In contrast, Arabic questions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... conceptions of risk among urban Iranian women are not well understood. Due to the IRI’s strict ban on premarital sex, the distribution of educational information related to the health risks of sexual activity is extremely low, while the few existing sexual education programs are reserved for couples who...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 July 2023
... historically conditioned challenges facing the regime, such as relations with Islamists, the adoption of neoliberal economic policies, and Hosni Mubarak’s frail health in the final years of his rule. 1. Traditionalism is defined by its opposite, modernity, “defined to mean many things: access to modern...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... to employ it for secular education of all kinds—legal, social, health—and even for political purposes. I focus on the ways in which education, and the Shi‘I Islamic resurgences that took place in Iran and Iraq, influenced Bahraini Shi‘i women in their interpretation of religion and their uses of religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 87–108.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of Islamic dimensions overlooks significant shifts in state power from prohibition to production. I explore how the Islamic Republic of Iran, which thirty years ago considered women’s outdoor exercise a problem, or even un-Islamic, now promotes it as a solution to women’s health problems. Nazanin...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2007
... implicated in the trials and tribulations of infertility treatment—a form of reproductive intervention that has been inaccurately “naturalized” by Western feminist scholars as an exclusively female domain and burden. Varicocelectomy is not only an important issue in male reproductive health...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... health studies, and feminist international relations theory. Paul Amar is Associate Professor in the Global and International Studies Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also holds affiliate appointments in Feminist Studies, Sociology, Middle East Studies, and Latin American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 12–35.
Published: 01 March 2022
... as imperial agents of health, biomedicine, and hygiene, they had exercised professional, cultural, and racial authority over indigenous people. At the same time, their gender, vocation, and marital status have limited their scope of influence within a male-dominated medical hierarchy, as well as locate them...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 36–58.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Lydia Wytenbroek Abstract In the first half of the twentieth century, American missionary nurses, working under the auspices of the Presbyterian Mission to Iran, established areas of educational innovation within mission medicine and Iranian health care. Drawing on Presbyterian mission records...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 384–389.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ayesha AlRifai Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Whether by law, social order, or culture, limitations on abortion continue to have support in many parts of the world, including within health care systems and among health care providers. Women seeking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 343–347.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . Farmer Paul , Kim Jim Yong , Kleinman Arthur , and Basilico Matthew , eds. 2013 . Reimagining Global Health . Berkeley : University of California Press . Kroløkke Charlotte Halmø , and Pant Saumya . 2012 . “ ‘I Only Need Her Uterus’: Neo-liberal Discourses...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 379–383.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and colonization while compelling other countries to pay aid and development assistance that largely profits the Israeli economy (Hever 2010 , 38–41; Nakhleh 2014 , 3). As part of this unequal arrangement, the PA took over public health services in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Poverty, poor...