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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 112–121.
Published: 01 March 2016
...” 2012 ). Furthermore, disregarding feminist and queer critique limits our capacities for political analysis and action, because it ignores the fact that the exercise of political power is gendered and the politics of intimacy is central to economic and political governance. For all the forces...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
... 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 bint Haydar al-Sadr...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 165–192.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... Their arms are casually draped over one another, and a few are leaning on the women next to them, exhibiting a sense of informal intimacy. All are staring directly at the camera, which is presumably in the hands of Nasir al-Din Shah Qajar, the third-longest-reigning monarch in Iranian history and ruler...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 139–142.
Published: 01 July 2016
... .” In Harem Histories: Envisioning Places and Living Spaces , edited by Booth Marilyn , 104 – 35 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Povinelli Elizabeth . 2006 . The Empire of Love: Toward a Theory of Intimacy, Genealogy, and Carnality . Durham, NC : Duke University Press...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
... of 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 (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 (2021) 17 (3): 305–325.
Published: 01 November 2021
... family values of connectivity and intimacy, does not in its practice legitimate domination within the family and in the Syrian refugee community. Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 displacement Syrian refugee men disability masculinities This article...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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 East, North Africa...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., 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 on comparative...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
... 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 display...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 157–178.
Published: 01 July 2019
... 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 Imad...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 July 2019
... 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 queer kinships. Queer time refers to how queer people’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
... in 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 329–330.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Ellen McLarney Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020 The Egyptian Laila El Sadda is part of the Art Trio, a collective of women artists that also includes al-Assmaa Taki Deen and Mariam Mahdy. El Sadda’s art reflects her practice, showing the intimacy...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 377–382.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... The contradiction between the public discourse that regards the absence of the detainee husbands as a pause and the wives’ sense that they are captives of a standstill present, or between the public focus on the husbands’ heroic act and the wives’ missing their domestic intimacy, leaves a significant part...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2024
... and family and heterosexual intimacy in postrevolutionary Iran. The book’s significance lies in its attempt to explore Iranian heterosexual marriage, family, and romance through an interdisciplinary lens; these disciplines include ethnography, medical anthropology, sociology, history, and feminist research...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... have probed the intimacy of empire to understand and situate ourselves as sisters, daughters, and scholars at least partly produced by US oil imperialism. We have interrogated silences by beginning with the register of the intimate subject of history in a region weighted by colonialism and imperialism...
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