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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 (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. I wish to thank several colleagues who offered me timely, significant feedback on this work...
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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 (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 (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
... and the destabilizing narratives of Jewishness. “ 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 492–498.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Gülşah Şenkol Torunoğlu References Allen Ann Taylor . 2006 . “ Lost in Translation? Women’s History in Transnational and Comparative Perspective .” In Comparative Women’s History: New Approaches , edited by Cova Anne , 87 – 115 . New York : Columbia University Press...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 485–491.
Published: 01 November 2021
... ” (“The Women’s Press and the Foundation of a New Discourse about Women”). In Mubādarāt nisāʾiyya (Women’s Initiatives) , edited by Belarbi Aicha , 51 – 69 . Casablanca : Le Fennec . Baker Alison . 1998 . Voices of Resistance: Oral Histories of Moroccan Women . Albany : State University...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 326–336.
Published: 01 July 2017
... past histories of the region. Indeed, I argue that Zaatari’s excavation of El Madani’s work offers an important critique of conventional area studies and the heteronormative accounts of history it encourages. But it should also push queer studies outside a Euro-American frame and toward a deeper...
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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
... and National Memory in Iranian History . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press . Najmabadi Afsaneh . 2005 . Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity . Berkeley : University of California Press . Najmabadi Afsaneh . 2006...
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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 (2013) 9 (3): 148–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Harem Histories: Envisioning Places and Living Spaces Marilyn Booth, ed. Durham; London: Duke University Press, 2010. 416 pages. ISBN 978-0-8223-4869-6. Reviewed by Sertaç Sehlikoglu, University of Cambridge Amid the dominating discussions about Muslim...
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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 (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
... through the study of Hebrew, Jewish history, and Jewish colonization in Palestine. Yet Sasson’s opinions did not place her in conceptual or literal opposition to the movement. In fact, it was likely her critique of middle- and upper-class Jews (who neglected their coreligionists in the Farhud...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 453–457.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Rania Jawad Samah Selim ( 2011 , 735) called for “a new critical literary history” that would articulate “new questions of method and theory that emerge from local—national or regional—contexts rather than as an appendage of contemporary Euro-American epistemologies and intellectual histories...
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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 (2016) 12 (3): 323–342.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mariz Tadros Abstract This article examines incidents of politically motivated sexual violence against men in protest spaces at a distinct juncture in Egypt’s history, after the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak (2011–13). The article examines the reified conceptions of masculinities in relation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 75–98.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Ashraf Zahedi This article examines the history of the veil and its changing social meanings in Iran. Embedded in the meaning of the veil is the erotic meaning of female hair. The symbiotic relations of the “cover” (the veil) and the “covered” (female hair) are central to this history. Iranian...