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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 March 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 (1 July 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 (1 November 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 (1 July 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 are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... 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 (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 87–108.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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 (1 November 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, but an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 132–133.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 132  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES CONTRIBUTORS  Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli is a medical anthropologist in the Fac- ulty of Welfare and Health...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Jerusalem, 2007). Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli is a health sociologist at the Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences at the University of Haifa, Israel. Her primary research domain is medical technologies and gender, with a focus on procreative and genetic technologies. Professor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2008
... infertility and gamete donation in Iran. Marcia C. Inhorn is Professor in the School of Public Health, the De- partment of Anthropology, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecol- ogy, and the Program in Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, where she served as Director of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 343–347.
Published: 01 November 2018
... : Berghahn , 2015 201 pages. isbn 9781782386346. Emergency Contraception: The Story of a Global Reproductive Health Technology . Angel M. Foster and L. L. Wynn , eds. New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2012 323 pages. isbn 9780230102828. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 379–383.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2009
...). Mary Ghanem received the degree of Master in Public Health from the American University of Beirut in 2002. She has worked for sev- eral years as a Research Assistant and Health Behavior and Education Consultant at AUB on several health-related projects, most of which involved the use...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 151–153.
Published: 01 November 2013
... sector. Rita Giacaman is Professor of Public Health at the Institute of Com- munity and Public Health at Birzeit University in the West Bank, oc- cupied Palestinian territory. During the 1980s, she participated as a researcher and practitioner in the Palestinian social action movement, which led...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., migration, sexu- ality, human rights, youth culture, transnational feminism and public health in the context of changing global and political structures. Her current work looks at gendered migration, labor, and human traffick- ing in the Gulf states. Mahdavi’s work has been published in...