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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Sibylle Lustenberger Abstract This article analyzes the place of intimacy in the encounters between Israeli gay men and Indian surrogates. While transnational surrogacy is often presented either as an act of solidarity or as a contract for mutual benefit, the article complicates this picture. The...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 112–121.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., AKP) rule in Turkey. Yet Erdoğan’s comments are often dismissed as mere discursive maneuvers intended to change the political agenda and distract from “real” politics. I argue that dismissing Erdoğan’s comments as distractions reduces the politics of intimacy to a lower significance and creates three...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
... RIGHT PATH FAMILY LAW, HOMOSOCIAL PUBLICS, AND THE ETHICS OF INTIMACY IN THE WORKS OF SHI‘I REVIVALIST BINT AL-HUDA Sara Pursley mn Abstract This article discusses the writings of Amina...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 139–142.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Asli Zengin; Sertaç Sehlikoglu Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. In the last decade the question of intimacy in the Middle East has...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Aymon Kreil Abstract This article addresses multiple paths of desire in Egypt. To date, research has mainly focused on the family as the realm of intimacy. To understand desire, it is important to take into account other contexts that contribute to shaping experience. Conversations about sex among...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
... sexuality, desire, sex, and gender in Turkey. Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 state violence intimacy sex gender sexuality The relationship between intimacy and state power has attracted significant scholarly attention over the last two decades. From...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Sertaç Sehlikoglu Abstract Women’s control of their bodily movements, especially in the Islamicate contexts of the Middle East, constitutes a multilayered process of building privacy, heterosexuality, and intimacy. Physical exercise, however, with the extensive body movements it requires...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
... styles of bodily appearance and forms of intimate relations. Beauty salon customers and workers create strategies to deal with (bodily) intimacy and test the moral, social, and religious boundaries of what is attractive, respectable, or permissible. Defying common assumptions, upwardly mobile pious women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that same-sex intimacies have not been a salient political concern for the Tunisian state, although recent events suggest a pronouncedly different future. Dr. Rodney W. Collins is a socio-cultural anthropologist with nearly fifteen years of experience conducting qualitative research in the Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... relations, and contemporary ideals of companionate marriage and conjugal intimacy. Hina Azam is Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where she teaches courses on Islamic law, exegesis, and theology, as well as a course...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., and as embodied in their lives at present. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Saudi Arabia Lebanon US empire intimacy Aramco This article is academic and personal, produced by three sisters about their mother’s life and their lives as shaped by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 267.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 The Palestinian-British artist Mona Hatoum’s No Way III (2000) perfectly articulates the complicated relationship of intimacy and the domestic that the authors of “Everyday Intimacies of the Middle East” explore in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 362.
Published: 01 November 2018
... living room evokes the domestic intimacy of an upper-middle-class abode in Medina on January 24, 1937, five years after the founding of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It portrays a family world that preexisted such national entities and a lifeworld bound to others before the cultural reconfigurations and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the area with a significant presence of domestic workers. The book offers a deeply original reading of migration and intimacy. Crossing the Gulf investigates the intimate lives of migrants, particularly how bonds of love and family influence their emotional, social, and physical mobilities and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 1.
Published: 01 March 2016
... literature and television, and a third looks at the role of the “beloved” in the reception of Kurdish Sufi poetry. That article anticipates JMEWS 12:2, our next special issue, which is devoted to intimacy in the Middle East. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... article sections, including on Egyptian women writers, militarization and war, gendered and sexual mobilities, everyday intimacies, and borders and margins. The Third Space section introduced in 2015 has opened a forum for timely initiatives focused on the contemporary challenges faced by autonomous...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... experience everyday intimacies of war and militarization in the border between Iran and Iraq. The cover of JMEWS 13:2 features the art of Pınar Yoldaş, who turns the body inside out in her installation Salt Water Heart , urging us to question bodily borders and the human/nonhuman distinction. Rania...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 July 2018
... stormy night herself, moving out of the confines of her unsatisfactory romantic relationship to experience pleasure and intimacy as well as psychic suffering and domestic violence in a quest to remake her personal life. In the last scene, Şehnaz drives away, laughing to the camera in tears, perhaps...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., intimacy, family, and citizenship, changes that modern secular and religious governments have certainly influenced but not determined. If there is a weakness in this remarkable study, it perhaps comes in the epilogue, which left me wanting a deeper exploration of the relationship between aspirations for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
... discusses domestic workers’ sense that they are “part of, yet apart from” their households in Kuwait and South Asia (67). They are torn between the class aspirations of their family household and the blend of intimacy and hierarchy, interdependence and othering, that characterize their situations in the...