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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 343–345.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Sherene Seikaly The Security Archipelago: Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics, and the End of Neoliberalism Amar Paul Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2013 . 328 pages. isbn 9780822353843 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 96–107.
Published: 01 November 2005
... currently working on a history of women’s human rights movements in Muslim societies. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 96  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 122–125.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Hilary M. Fineman The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco , Slyomovics Susan . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2005 . Pp. 271. ISBN 0812238583 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 122  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Attiya Ahmad Gridlock: Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai , Mahdavi Pardis . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 251 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-7220-4 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jessica Newman Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco , Salime Zakia . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2011 . 248 pages. ISBN 978-0-8166-5134-5 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 130  mn  Journal of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 148–150.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Zehra Arat The New Legal Status of Women in Turkey , Women for Women’s Human Rights (WWHR) New Legal Status of Women in Turkey . April 2002 . Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005 148  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES The New Legal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2012 26  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  8:2 SAVING EGYPT’S VILLAGE GIRLS HUMANITY, RIGHTS, AND GENDERED VULNERABILITY IN A GLOBAL YOUTH INITIATIVE Rania Kassab Sweis...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Katja Žvan Elliott This article examines the rarely talked about subtleties of Moroccan reform in the realm of women’s rights and its inadequate fulfillment of obligations to international human rights standards. The Preamble to Morocco’s post-Arab Spring 2011 constitution follows the example of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 10–36.
Published: 01 March 2012
... international models of transitional justice, it is geared toward earlier women’s rights and human rights activism, as well as to established state practices of at least selectively supporting women’s rights. Like political reform in general, the ERC and its gender approach are an outcome of internal, long-time...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Zimu Niu Abstract This article discusses a model of male-female relation promoted by the Egyptian writer and activist Nawal El Saadawi. El Saadawi argued that man and woman are born exactly the same: not only do they resemble each other, but they constitute together a single entity that is humanity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
... women exploring issues of gender, faith, social justice, and human rights across historical and cultural boundaries. I argue that the imaginative recovery of Farrokhzad by Iranian immigrant women writers and artists not only complicates the West’s frequently reductive contemporary representations of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... empowerment that integrates both individual and collective processes that develop women’s capacities to increase their ability to make choices and have control over their lives, take action, and mobilize to impact the world around them. In so doing, the authors demonstrate how both popular human and legal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
... weave itself into the feminist fabric of the Arab world. Although Ashkenazi elite feminists in Israel are known for their peace activism and human rights work, from the Mizrahi perspective their critique and activism are limited, if not counterproductive. The Ashkenazi feminists have strategically...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... imperialist discourse. In light of the escalating use of FGC in inflamed journalism, misplaced condemnations, and the continuing globalization of the movement for change, I argue we must not cede terrain to the arrogance of such voices, lest we find ourselves complicit with the conflagration undermining human...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 106–127.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Samia Mehrez Despite the fact that both gender and translation are basic to our collective human existence, our attempts to understand and theorize the processes that shape them are quite recent. Gender studies and translation studies are both fairly new fields with international and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
... “Arab family” placed a double duty on women activists in official Arab American public politics. Engagements with normative concepts of belonging to an “American family” entailed a gendered strategy of resistance in which Arab American official politics deployed women’s narratives to humanize the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
... commission efforts to document a Casablanca working class district—simultaneously as a site targeted for communal reparations, as an urban and historical space of dissidence, and as the location of Morocco’s infamous space of incarceration and human rights abuses. Susan Slyomovics is Professor of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... privilege a redemptive narrative, where former fighters are shown as regretful, even feminized, “little men” on par with other human victims of a senseless war. This narrative is meant to counter the widely held notion in Lebanon that militiamen bear a large part of the responsibility for the war. At the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Marlene Schäfers Abstract Women’s rights and human rights projects in Turkey and elsewhere routinely construe and celebrate subaltern voice as an index of individual and collective empowerment. Through an ethnographic study of Kurdish women singers’ ( dengbêj s) efforts to engage in their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 November 2015
... with the leader of the Civil Rights Committee of the Constitutional Drafting Committee. There was agreement that sharia and international conventions can be reconciled through platforms that reflect mutual understanding between human/women’s rights activists and religious leaders. Among the issues...