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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Loubna H. Skalli This paper discusses the public sphere in the Middle East and North Africa from the perspective of women’s uses of information and communication technologies. I argue that the sociopolitical transformations unfolding in many countries in the Middle East and North Africa are not...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 175–182.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Diane James Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 DIANE JAMES ./ 175 BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS ./ Women’s Memory Symposium Women’s Library and Information...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Caroline Seymour-Jorn Abstract This article focuses on the Egyptian writer Miral al-Tahawy’s 1996 novel The Tent ( al-Khibāʾ ). This ethnographically informed novel sheds light on liminal, emotional, and imaginative aspects of social and personal life—those aspects that tend to be particularly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
... conceptions of risk among urban Iranian women are not well understood. Due to the IRI’s strict ban on premarital sex, the distribution of educational information related to the health risks of sexual activity is extremely low, while the few existing sexual education programs are reserved for couples who are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... disadvantaged by neoliberalism and a demographic youth bulge. They were economically excluded by high unemployment and insecure jobs in the informal sector; they were politically excluded by authoritarianism and state repression; and they were socially excluded by the limbo of “waithood,” or prolonged...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 343–362.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the other, this rupture of dominant ideologies opens up new ways of thinking about identity but may also end with those disruptions being suppressed and crushed. This article uses Layoun’s ideas to inform a close reading of two recent novels written in Arabic, both of which depict Muslim-Jewish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 2–30.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Elyse Semerdjian Abstract This article examines the legal bargaining of Armenian women in the dual Armenian and Islamic legal system in Aleppo. This study based on twenty-two cases of Armenian conversion to Islam informs how conversion, while rare, affected women who found themselves suddenly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... society have enriched Saudi women’s literary expression and perception of character. In portraying male characters, women have increasingly steered away from flat, stereotyped, and preconceived notions of men to more balanced and informed representations of men’s behaviors and positions in society. Saudi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Farzaneh Hemmasi Abstract This article explores the media controversy surrounding the victory of Ermia, a veiled female vocalist, on the 2013 expatriate Iranian talent competition Googoosh Music Academy (GMA). A historically and ethnographically informed “ethnotextual” analysis of a selection of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... “asynchronization,” namely, feeling as if they are lagging behind or deviating from the normal masculine life trajectory. At the community level, men vary greatly in their disclosure practices, but all are preoccupied with monitoring the flow of infertility-related information. We attribute the centrality of this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 59–85.
Published: 01 July 2010
... trajectories help inform ambiguities and assumptions about contemporary women’s activism. Sunny Daly recently completed dual M.A. degrees at the American University in Cairo, where she worked with Dr. Martina Rieker in the Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies, and Dr. Ibrahim Elnur in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
... homosexuality in Beirut, I present how local politics and practices are present within user profiles constructed according to a series of profile categories consisting of character traits, interests, and demographic information. Through their profiles, users engage in embodied practices of masculinity and...
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Published: 01 November 2018
English and includes Basrawi’s Arabic notations with the above information. Aramco staff photographer. Figure 6. Fahmi Basrawi stands front and center with his students in Dhahran in 1946. Behind them is the newly established Aramco Jabal School. Ali al-Nuʿaymi, later the first Saudi CEO of Aramco More
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Published: 01 November 2018
oases who built and made possible this impossibly profitable oil venture. The back of the photograph includes Basrawi’s Arabic notations of the above information. Aramco staff photographer (public affairs department). Figure 7. Fahmi Basrawi, in formal Arab dress wearing a black robe, interpreting the More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 139–144.
Published: 01 November 2005
... community level, Kanaaneh also situates them within a semantic context largely dominated by their relationship with Israel. In the introduction, Kanaaneh explains her position in relation to her informants and fi eld of study. She grew up in the Galilee, the daugh- ter of a Chinese-Hawaiian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 384–389.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... This violence includes coercion of women seeking abortions, denial of resources and services, and infliction of harm. Even information about and access to prepregnancy emergency contraceptives are withheld. A reproductive justice approach considers reproductive rights to be part of social justice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
... informal networks as part of civil society, prodded by feminist and Gramscian perspectives, offers a more inclu- sionary and accurate understanding of political life in Egypt. Why make an argument about including the family and informal networks in civil society and in the analysis of politics...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 122–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
... production, I was surprised that information on contributors’ disciplinary affiliations was not included in the list of contributors or bylines. However, even a cursory survey of the list of contributors for Volume II confirms their disciplinary and geographical diversity, from historian Tomoki Okawara...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 248–249.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Palestinians in Israel are little known or considered in development of local and international policy. Mada aims to fill this information gap, draw the attention of policy makers, and generate informed and gender-sensitive discussion. Mada’s Survey Research Unit provides data and analyses on Palestinian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 127.
Published: 01 July 2007
... accom- panied by a cover sheet with title of the article, author’s name, institutional affi liation, and contact information. Articles should include an abstract of no more than 150 words. Author are asked to provide a short CV. Articles must be in English, double-spaced, with a 12-point font...