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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... I demonstrate, however, that the discourse about women grew more Iraqi-centric in the 1940s and 50s. I also argue that the changes in the representations of women mirrored the radicalization of the Iraqi intelligentsia. While during the interwar period, the conversation about gender roles was mostly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Hanan Hammad Abstract Court records, police reports, and security statistics indicate that theft was the most frequent crime committed by imprisoned Egyptian women in the interwar period, although scholarship has largely focused on their involvement in prostitution. Theft by women was typically...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in interwar Baghdad. The Ayyub stories, which render homoerotic masculine sexualities as commonplace and a positive aspect of city spaces, are thus distinguished from most Iraqi writings during this period. The stories stage homoeroticism and love between men as democratic critique and affirmation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Kozma’s Global Women, Colonial Ports reconstructs a densely connected Braudelian Mediterranean in which southern and eastern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East are linked during the interwar period through prostitution. This meticulously researched study is an innovative contribution to recent...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the incredible velocity of cars, trains, and planes but concluded that “the world. . . need(s) tranquility, welfare, and comfort—not agitation and hardship!” (Anonymous 1940:184). All too easily, speed could become literally maddening. In the interwar period, one author identifi ed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 466–472.
Published: 01 November 2021
... toward the so-called peripheries of the Middle East—Afghanistan, Morocco—or toward new spatial conceptions altogether. When we look across and above regions in the interwar period, we find women moving beyond the boundaries of the nation in myriad ways. One of these women was Suraya Tarzi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2018
... division of labor. While factory women became symbols of modern Egypt during the interwar period, the gendered stratification of job positions also modernized industrial inequality. Despite the obstacles, some poor women of al-Mahalla undermined state and familial patriarchal systems through economic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 473–478.
Published: 01 November 2021
... to stem such crossings) can shed new light onto the study of gender and race in the Eastern Mediterranean during the early interwar period. By doing so, I suggest that one migrant woman’s mishaps potentially illuminate the experiences of many others. Finally, I posit that a local case study can contribute...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... at Princeton University in 2004. Her dissertation, “Intellectuals in Monarchic Iraq, 1921–1941,” looks at the construction of the Iraqi public sphere and the emergence of democratic discourses during the interwar period. Her publications include articles on the history of Arab Jews in Iraq, Iraqi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 463–465.
Published: 01 November 2021
... include: In what ways did feminisms in the Middle East and North Africa transcend the nation and even the region during the interwar period, a time when the nation-state emerged as the default vehicle through which patriarchy was wielded and contested? What were the geographic limits of these connections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2012
...- porates Lebanon’s “other” interwar period—between World War II and the 1975 civil war—which has been otherwise relegated to the domains of political history and political science. Abisaab’s refreshing narrative takes us beyond—and behind—the political hagiographies and analyses...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 November 2022
... citizens for its improvement. This analysis provides a model for reexamining the relationship between the domestic and the national in the interwar women’s press. johannalpeterson@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2022 women interwar period press...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 July 2008
... in the interwar period. Baron demonstrates that despite having been ignored in the wider literature on nationalism, these women were crucial to the 108  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 4:2 nation-building project. “Nationalist politics must be conceived broadly, not just as party...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 492–498.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Publications . Baron Beth . 2005 . Egypt as a Woman: Nationalism, Gender, and Politics . Berkeley : University of California Press . Bein Amit . 2017 . Kemalist Turkey and the Middle East: International Relations in the Interwar Period . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., Australia, India, China, Japan, and South Africa, emerged in the interwar period. She was a “glocal” figure meant to whet the consuming appetites of elite and upper-middle-class women.1 She shared the Modern Girl’s essential features of bobbed hair, smiling face, painted lips...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2023
... dressed, and, in some cases, attired for other pursuits. Mona Russell ( 2010 ) has demonstrated that in the interwar period, ads for household goods (unlike those for cosmetics and fashion) also featured female figures who were distanced in various ways from the use of the product. These “product-driven...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 24–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... practices of the body. 12. Work on the “New Woman” image that emerged in Europe between the late nineteenth century and the interwar period suggests ways that clothing may have been both empowering and disempowering. From the coiffed and sportily clothed Yiddish “working girl” in interwar Paris...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of a SLAS clubhouse on Tyler Street, in Boston’s South End. 16 The clubhouse gave every Arab immigrant a place to call their own. It institutionalized the local ethos of care for the Syrian working poor in general, and women workers in particular, that guided SLAS relief work through the interwar period...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 12–35.
Published: 01 March 2022
... South and East Asia, Africa, and the Dominions. Focusing mainly either on the long nineteenth century or on periods of decolonization, the existing scholarship leaves colonial nursing in the Middle East and interwar Palestine altogether unexplored. Finally, most studies on nurses in Mandate Palestine...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 31–55.
Published: 01 July 2007
... and revealing of the complexities of gender politics. In a recent study of men’s fashion in Egypt, W. C. Jacob looks at the contested meanings of the tarbush in the interwar period and argues that it was “simultane- ously a sign of the modern and the traditional, the national and the foreign...