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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 143–154.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., GET A ROOM!” LOVE, HATE, AND TRANSNATIONAL POLITICS FROM THE “ISRAEL LOVES IRAN” AND “IRAN LOVES ISRAEL” FACEBOOK CAMPAIGNS Adi Kuntsman and Sanaz Raji mn “Get a Fucking Room!” he “Israel Loves Iran” and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Tarek El-Ariss Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran Najmabadi Afsaneh Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2014 450 pages. isbn 978-0-8223-5543-4 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In 1985 Faridun...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... in the history of Shia Islam. I lived in Iran for fifteen months to explore the consequences for some of the howzevi (seminarian) women. I draw on their ethnography as students, mothers, daughters, wives, developers of social and educational programs for a postrevolution society, and vanguards of a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 246–250.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Afsaneh Najmabadi Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran (WWQI) is a digital archive of nineteenth-century Iranian culture that focuses on the lives of women and issues of gender. The initial inspiration for the project arose...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alex Shams Following the 1979 revolution, women’s access to higher education in Iran increased dramatically. In just two decades higher education went from a privilege afforded to a tiny minority of women to a social norm and an “Islamic” right for the majority. Today most of the students in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 31–51.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Farrah Jafari Recent scholarly research on the Iranian transsexual raises significant issues about the position of Islam toward members of the transsexual community and about the challenges facing sexual lifestyles that are aberrant to heteronormative behavior in Iran. In 1967, the exiled Ayatollah...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Naghmeh Sohrabi Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran , Talebi Shahla . Palo Alto : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 254 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-7201-3 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Research on Women at the Department for International Development Studies, Queen Elizabeth House and University of Oxford. Her interest is in the field of medical anthropology with emphasis on the anthropology of reproduction in Iran. Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 109–119.
Published: 01 November 2007
... BOOK REVIEWS  Women in Iran from 1800 to the Islamic Republic Lois Beck and Guity Nashat, eds. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004. Pp. xiii, 288. ISBN 0252029372. Reviewed by Afsaneh Najmabadi, Harvard University This is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi; Marcia C. Inhorn; Hajiieh Bibi Razeghi-Nasrabad; Ghasem Toloo Infertility is a social onus for women in Iran, who are expected to produce children early within marriage. With its estimated 1.5 million infertile couples, Iran is the only Muslim country in which...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Elham Gheytanchi Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister: Islamic Fundamentalism and the Politics of Patriarchy in Iran , Moallem Minoo . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2005 . Pp. ix, 269 . ISBN 0-520-24345-5 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Mastoureh Fathi Becoming Visible in Iran: Women in Contemporary Iranian Society , Honarbin-Holliday Mehri . London : Tauris Academic Studies . Pp. xii, 205 . ISBN 978-1-84511-878-5 . Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Shahla Talebi This paper journeys along the theoretical and historical trajectories of the early stage of post-revolutionary Iran, marked by an external war with Iraq and internal political suppression. Specifically, it grapples with the intricacies of loss, mourning, and survival in the meanders...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2011
... survival thrive against the odds. The Politics of Women’s Rights in Iran Arzoo Osanloo. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. 258 pages. ISBN 978-0-691-13547-2. Reviewed by Elham Gheytanchi, Santa Monica College The Politics of Women’s Rights in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 110–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Soheila Alirezanejad As a microfinance project, an association of women in central Iran began to keep bees for honey in 2000. Initially they made money, which transformed some skeptical family members’ expectations, but, by 2004, most of the women had lost their bees and thus their source of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 136.
Published: 01 November 2013
...-Sabet FOR CONCEIVING CITIZENS: WOMEN AND THE POLITICS OF MOTHERHOOD IN IRAN mn onceiving Citizens: Women and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran by CFiroozeh Kashani-Sabet examines...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 139–142.
Published: 01 November 2013
...- searchers and others interested in legal, popular culture, and quotidian dynamics in the realms of marriage and divorce in contemporary Egypt. Burying the Beloved: Marriage, Realism, and Reform in Modern Iran Amy Motlagh. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 87–108.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Nazanin Shahrokni Despite Iran’s geopolitical importance and mounting global concerns over its domestic and international practices, the state and its diverse mechanisms of rule have been largely neglected in mainstream sociology. To understand the state’s shifting modality of power between its...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 139–143.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Margaret Cool Root Helen of Tūs: Her Odyssey from Idaho to Iran , Bakhtiar Laleh Rose Bakhtiari . Chicago : Institute of Traditional Psychology , 2002 Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Cyrus Schayegh This article analyzes one of the first book-length Iranian treatises on female criminality, Qadisih Hijāzi’s Barrisi-yi jarā’im-i zan dar Irān (1962), to show how in the eyes of contemporary Iranian cultural critics and social scientists, female criminality was prefigured by gender...