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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 53–82.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Ruth Barzilai-Lumbroso This paper discusses the study of Ottoman dynastic history through women’s writings, such as harem women’s personal letter correspondence, women’s harem memoirs and recollections, and foreign women travelers’ accounts, published in popular historical magazines in Turkey...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 219–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Mehammed Amadeus Mack Disturbing Attachments: Genet, Modern Pederasty, and Queer History . Kadji Amin . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017 . 272 pages. isbn 9780822368892. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 The story of Jean...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 395–397.
Published: 01 November 2019
...N. İpek Hüner Cora Mihrî Hatun: Performance, Gender Bending, and Subversion in Ottoman Intellectual History . Didem Havlioğlu . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2017 . xxv + 220 pages. isbn 9780815635499 . Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 213–226.
Published: 01 July 2020
... through the parliamentary debates around this story. But when you read histories of the Constitutional Revolution, they virtually fade out of narratives. In the histories that are closer to the time, sometimes they are discussed. But as you go further and further away from that period, occasionally...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 492–498.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Gülşah Şenkol Torunoğlu Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 Women’s and gender history began to move in a comparative direction during the late 1990s, opening up new possibilities in scholarship about Western and non-Western contexts alike. Sonya Michel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 485–491.
Published: 01 November 2021
... dimensions of modern Moroccan gender history, on the one hand, and the central methodological challenges that conceal those dimensions, on the other. Even as the magazine’s content highlights multiple transnational axes of engagement, its relative obscurity points to some of the obstacles facing those who...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies , lebanesestudies.ncsu.edu . Seçil Yılmaz and Susanna Ferguson , Ottoman History Podcast , www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com . Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 As security concerns and border restrictions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 94–97.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Schirin Amir-Moazami The Production of the Muslim Woman: Negotiating Text, History, and Ideology , Zayzafoon Lamia Ben Youssef . Lanham : Lexington Books , 2005 . Pp. xii, 213 . ISBN 0-739-10962-6 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 94...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 98–103.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Julia Clancy-Smith “ Gendering the History of Libya: Transnational and Feminist Approaches ”, “ Centre and Periphery: Variation in Gendered Space among Libyan Jews ,” Simon Rachel “ Reimagining Colony and Metropole: Images of Italy and Libya during the Italo...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Ray Jureidini From a series of interviews with Lebanese middle- and upper-class women in their latter years, the paper traces an oral history of domestic service in Lebanon over the past century. The interviews reveal various periods when women and girls were recruited from the local village poor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., the article centers Syrian American women within processes of working-class formation and concludes that labor history of the interwar mahjar requires focus on spaces of social reproduction beyond the factory floor. There were those who perceived these worker education programs (and the women who engaged...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 326–336.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and gendered embodiments and desires. Zaatari’s reprints of El Madani’s photographs bring to the fore those shadow histories, practices, subjectivities, and desires that mark the space of the region and that are occluded and deemed inconsequential not only within Lebanon’s history but within dominant...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 423–426.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Ozlem Goner ozlem.goner@csi.cuny.edu The Kurdish Women’s Movement: History, Theory, Practice . Dilar Dirik . London : Pluto , 2022 . 384 pages. isbn 9780745341941. Copyright © 2023 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2023 With careful attention...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Rosemary Sayigh This paper examines representations of “self” embodied in the life histories of women members of a Palestinian refugee camp community in Lebanon. Stereotypes of “self” are inherently ambivalent (Guttman 1988) as sites of both subjection and resistance. This ambivalence is strongly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Jew walking through Tel Aviv is not a figure in the past. He is carrying his history with him and acting it out. So is the Algerian Jew. Margaret Mead: And so is the Yemenite. Baldwin: All of them. It is not yesterday’s history. It is now. —James Baldwin and Margaret Mead, A Rap on Race...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Iris Gilad irisgilad123@gmail.com Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today . Ceren Özpınar and Mary Kelly , eds. Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press , 2020 . xviii + 201 pages. isbn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 148–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Sertaç Sehlikoglu Harem Histories: Envisioning Places and Living Spaces , Booth Marilyn , ed. Durham; London : Duke University Press , 2010 . 416 pages. ISBN 978-0-8223-4869-6 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 148  mn  Journal of Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 453–457.
Published: 01 November 2017
... a New Literary History .” International Journal of Middle East Studies 43 , no. 4 : 734 – 36 . 2. I cite from the English translation (Kanafani 1972 ). 1. Harlow ( 2003 ) draws this phrase out in her memorial essay honoring Edward Said’s passing. The phrase is taken from Said 2003...
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 5. A young girl holds a “white book” pamphlet of the writings of Che Guevara in one hand and a carnation in the other. Published in Tehran Mosavvar , January 19, 1979 [29 Dey 1357]. Siagzar Berelian Collection, Box 12, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Liat Kozma; Nicole Khayat Abstract Historians of the professionalization of medicine in colonized regions, including the Middle East, have mostly focused on male practitioners, whereas histories of women in the medical professions are mostly centered in Western societies. The present issue examines...