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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): 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 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
..., heterosexual, and penetrative content, which in turn defines the state in a similar vein. The two settings presented here, trans women in public hospitals and gay men in military hospitals, are closely linked by a shared sexual intimacy: the institutional fixation with (penile) penetration (vaginal or...
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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 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 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 July 2019) 15 (2): 157–178.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 romantic love kinship intimacy I love you, but you’d better come up with convincing answers soon. . . . My mom and dad are growing tired.” 1 Although the interview was being taped, I wrote down Yasmine’s statement in my notebook. Yasmine and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., and lifeworlds, just as they are central to imperialism and colonialism. Similarly, Western feminist scholarship largely avoids addressing colonial and imperial conditions and relations, which are too often unseen and unmarked despite their relevance. In this article we have probed the intimacy of...
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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 July 2019) 15 (2): 235–236.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Her Scars like Wings series at the Athr Gallery in Jeddah in 2017, as part of a sequence of exhibits featuring women artists from the Gulf. Al Khalifa’s series is about “intimacy and vulnerability, but also strength and perseverance” (Al Khalifa 2017 ). References Al Khalifa Hala...
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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 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 July 2019) 15 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 July 2019
... the two films I discuss, I underscore the onscreen homoerotic desire between women and the intimacies women share as a form of queer spectatorship and queer disidentification, above and against the heteronormative plot. Second, this essay invokes the concepts of queer time and space as they enable...
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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...