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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sanna Dhahir Abstract Saudi fiction written by women reflects the rapid changes witnessed by Saudi Arabia as a result of oil wealth and globalization. Increased education and work opportunities, exposure to the outside world, and a better awareness of the cultural and political dynamics at work in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Frances S. Hasso Since the 1980s, an explosion in state, international, and nongovernmental campaigns and programs propose to increase women’s rights and protections in Arab countries. Women and women’s rights activists often invite and appeal to male-dominated states to regulate, intervene, or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 86–109.
Published: 01 July 2007
... provide an example of women resisting, negotiating, and pressing for their rights, transforming their position while their employment increased. However, the forces of globalization and the impact of the national and international political economy played an important role in the defeat of the reform...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... married or engaged. Qualitative research conducted from 2000 to 2007 reveals that while increasing numbers of young Iranian women engage in unprotected premarital sex, most have little information or concern about contracting HIV/STIs. Rather, many women are more afraid of the social risks of sexual...
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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 November 2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
... subject position of “gay” provides a key site from which micro-practices and techniques of the self challenge and reinforce identity politics. Ultimately, in light of the infrapolitics of both groups, coupled with the increasing accessibility of online networking tools in Tunisia, this essay demonstrates...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
... participants recognized that the advancement of Kurdish women is crucial to the democratic development of all Kurdish people in the regions of Kurdistan. The value of increased opportunities for women, the need for networking among NGOs and governments, and increased education are key to creating...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., for example, by opening shelters instead of increasing the punishment for the murderer. The campaign Abortion Is a Right, Decision Belongs to Women demands free and unconditional access to abortion and that abortion be defined as part of women’s right to health. Women’s Initiative for Peace is a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... diverse, success was not always measured against the effort to eliminate patriarchy or vie for leadership positions. Instead, I argue that the howzevi women worked to strengthen the Islamic state by increasing the availability of Islamic jurisprudent research concerning women; through their presence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 November 2017
... example) have increased in the United States since 2015. Hate crimes feed the urgency that chaos stimulates and increase the sense of chaos/disorder. The victims (Muslims, Arabs, and those who resemble them) then also become villains, blamed for the chaos and attacked for it. Hate crimes against Jews have...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), which was discussed in Geneva in February 2014. We also participated in Panel Discussion No. 57 and the monitoring report on the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (increased representation of women in all decision-making...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 476–478.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Or since the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979. Whichever it is, this hypervisibility is not new under the latest US administration, but it is intensifying. This may mean increased opportunities for scholars, artists, and activists working on Middle Eastern gender issues. It also means that scholars...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 258–260.
Published: 01 July 2016
... notes in the foreword to this book, “Paradoxically, the increased international attention to the impacts of conflict on women has been accompanied by an increased silencing of voices of ordinary women living in conflict zones, except where they conform with liberal notions of agency or are victims of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 113–116.
Published: 01 July 2013
... multi-faceted thesis builds on scholarship that demon- strates how codifications of Muslim family law have increased male priv- ileges by often selecting the most patriarchal doctrines while mentioning important gains for women in recent laws. Whereas divorce in the late Ottoman period...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2013
... increase with the suggestion that the women of a given family require protection from public view. This has implications for women’s freedom of movement. Bristol-Rhys describes how some of her university students are not allowed to go on field trips beyond the city of Abu Dhabi. She notes an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 112–139.
Published: 01 July 2005
...- ability. While not disagreeing that access to paid employment may create more options for women, following work by other feminist economists, in this paper I argue that concluding that increases in women’s paid employment necessarily will be linked to an improvement in women’s economic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 March 2015
... who had met during feminist campaigns at the end of the 1980s. Many women engage with Mor Çatı as volunteers every year. At Mor Çatı we believe that male violence is rooted in the inequality of men and women in our society. One of our aims is to increase women’s solidarity and help them struggle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2007
... cient attention has been paid to the infl uence such reforms could have on women. Th e Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR), a local NGO concerned with increasing women’s legal and political rights in Egypt, organized a public discussion of the matter in Dokki on January 14...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2019
... millennium has witnessed increased prejudice toward the Middle East as a region, its culture, its dominant religion—Islam—and its people, who continue to be maligned as threats to Western society and culture. This occurs at a time when tumultuous political change is taking place in the Middle East following...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 130–132.
Published: 01 November 2005
... both their religion and their husbands. Although Muslim women in the West con- tinue to face many challenges, including increased Islamophobia since 11 September 2001, the book does not fall into the trap of espousing an BOOK REVIEWS  131...