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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 (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 (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 (2017) 13 (2): 326–336.
Published: 01 July 2017
... such as Zaatari’s are also queer in resituating the region of south Lebanon as a valuable and central vantage point from which to understand nonnormative sexual and gendered embodiments and desires. Zaatari’s reprints of El Madani’s photographs bring to the fore those shadow histories, practices, subjectivities...
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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 (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 (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
... were subject to her criticism. She emphasized the contradictions and debates within these projects as generative of what she called “renewed histories of the future” (Harlow 1996 , 10). Harlow focused on the possibility of producing narratives that challenge conditions of domination and oppression...
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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 (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...
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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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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. Figure 5 More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 31–57.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Beth Baron This article looks at the origins of the family planning program in Egypt as a case study in the history of relations between the emerging community of international donors, state officials, and local actors in the postwar period. The paper suggests that Americans and Egyptians were...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
... between literary work and critical social history, producing what we may term counterhistories of the Lebanese Civil War and the Partition of India. In both of these novels, a girl upon the verge of sexual maturation sees the eruption of violence in the society around her to be fundamentally analogous...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of political relevance, according to the women I interviewed it is only in the last few decades that women have used their ma’atim for purposes other than religious and social. In the past, Bahraini Shi‘i women used this space to grieve the martyrdom of figures from Shi‘i sacred history. Now they have begun...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Smadar Lavie This paper analyzes the failure of Israel’s Ashkenazi (Jewish, of European, Yiddish-speaking origin) feminist peace movement to work within the context of Middle East demographics, cultures, and histories and, alternately, the inabilities of the Mizrahi (Oriental) feminist movement...