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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... suicide. Based on Mahtab’s story and my ethnographic work with some of the surviving former women inmates, this paper engages with Sigmund Freud’s notions of survival, mourning, and melancholia in light of their intertwined relationship to the re-formation of the subject. I argue for the centrality of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Vol. 2, No. 1 (Winter 2006). © 2006 FILM REVIEWS  139 the murderer of her stepfather, confronts Tahereh’s strictness for the sake of the rights of her inmates. Tahereh attempts to crush Mitra’s strength by giving orders to shave her long hair and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
... tension employed by the US media, military, and government. For example, the Abu Ghraib prison scandal exposed American soldiers’ abuse of Iraqi men but did not publicly mention the soldiers’ consistent sexualized violence against and sadistic torture of the female inmates. In a briefing paper presented...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 307–325.
Published: 01 November 2020
...-person omniscient to the first person. Each prostitute is given her own voice and the space to tell her heartrending life story without third-person mediation. This, in itself, is a great accomplishment for the character of the prostitute. The story of the brothel inmates unravels in one squalid house of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 330–343.
Published: 01 November 2019
... a prison, where one female inmate tells her, “The life of a Muslim woman is a living hell” (89). Bertrana sees little difference between a harem and a prison. She asks the women inside the harem, “Do you never leave this place?” “Never,” they reply, in “languid voices.” When she wonders, “Are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 2005 ; Hijazi 2014 ). Theft misdemeanors recorded in Ministry of Interior Affairs security reports more than doubled in Egypt between 1926 (47,944) and 1944 (109,968). 3 An official survey on Egyptian prisons in 1930 revealed that most convicted women and child inmates were in prison for theft and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 73–95.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., and fi nally no orders at all. A colonial French-built district jail, for example Derb Moulay Cherif in Casablanca, is transformed into a secret detention center and then enlarged into a holding pen with the capacity for mass torture of large numbers of inmates. Police and jailers come...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... figures show, the inmates of Israeli prisons are disproportionately of Moroccan origin. Increasing inequality in Israel as a result of neoliberal economic policies since 1985 has reinforced economic disparities between Ashkenazim and Mizrahim (Lehmann and Siebzehner 2006 , 147, 8). Moreover, contrary...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Before the Saturday Mothers, the Organization for Solidarity with the Families of Prisoners and Inmates (TAYAD) was formed in 1986. However, this organization could not mobilize as many people as the mothers do. See Livaneli 1995 ; Milliyet 1995b , 1995c , 1995d , 1995e , 1995f . 2. Etkin...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Rue el Mutanerie, which branch out in all directions. None of the streets or alleyways have name plates; in fact, the entire locality in which the houses of prostitution are situated is a veritable maze. In the houses visited I found inmates who appeared to be more than twenty-five years of age; and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 64–95.
Published: 01 March 2021
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 108–135.
Published: 01 November 2013