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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Farzaneh Hemmasi Abstract This article explores the media controversy surrounding the victory of Ermia, a veiled female vocalist, on the 2013 expatriate Iranian talent competition Googoosh Music Academy (GMA). A historically and ethnographically informed “ethnotextual” analysis of a selection of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 86–109.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Roksana Bahramitash This paper reviews the experience of Iranian women during the reform era (1997–2004) from a postcolonial feminist theoretical perspective, and challenges the mainstream literature on women in the Muslim world in its tendency to portray them as passive victims. Iranian women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 75–98.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Ashraf Zahedi This article examines the history of the veil and its changing social meanings in Iran. Embedded in the meaning of the veil is the erotic meaning of female hair. The symbiotic relations of the “cover” (the veil) and the “covered” (female hair) are central to this history. Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 119–123.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Northampton, MA: Interlink Books, 2004. Pp. xiii, 242. ISBN 1566565111. Let Me Tell You Where I’ve Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora Persis M. Karim, ed. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2006. Pp. xxix, 349. ISBN...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
... this article, we first examine the “Iranian ART revolution” that has allowed donor technologies to be admitted as a form of assisted reproduction. Then we examine the response of Iranian women to their infertility and the profound social pressures they face. We argue that the experience of infertility...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 106–109.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Kathryn Babayan Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity , Najmabadi Afsaneh . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2005 . Pp. xiv, 363 . ISBN 0-52024-262-9 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jasmin Darznik This essay explores the legacy of Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad (1935–1967) in the Iranian American diaspora. At once political and poetic, particular and universal, Farrokhzad’s oeuvre has in recent years become a vital coordinate for a number of contemporary Iranian American...
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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 November 2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sima Shakhsari In this essay, I argue that during the post-September 11 th “war on terror,” the Iranian homosexual became transferred from the position of the abject to the representable subject in transnational political realms. This shift involves Iranian opposition groups, transnational media...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 157–162.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Shahla Haeri The Ladies Room ( Afzali Mahnaz ) 2003 , 55 minutes Iranian Journey ( Pachachi Maysoon ) 2003 , 54 minutes Women Like Us ( Sadegh-Vaziri Persheng ) 2003 , 60 minutes Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 136–139.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Elhum Haghighat From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish Women between Religion and Culture , Soomekh Saba . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2012 . 224 pages. ISBN 978-1-4384-4383-6 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 6–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Camron Michael Amin The author examines how the Women’s Party (Hizb-i Zanan) used globalization to signal its departure from the tendency of women’s organizations to prioritize national goals over feminist goals in Iran. In explicitly holding the Iranian government to emerging international...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Masserat Amir-Ebrahimi Since 1979, Iranian society has been living under a triple set of standards of urf , sharia, and modernity. An important field of superposition and contradiction among these standards is the gender issue and how to control women and their sexuality in the private and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
... ). Malaria . Shahbazi Parviz , director ( Le Cannet, France : Dreamlab Films , 2016 ). Lantouri . Dormishian Reza , director ( Tehran : Iranian Independents , 2016 ). Sound and Fury . Seyyedi Houman , director ( Le Cannet, France : Dreamlab Films , 2016...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 143–154.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Digital Cultures and the Politics of Emotion: Feelings, Affect and Technological Change (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2012 Adi Kuntsman and Sanaz Raji  mn  143 “ISRAELIS AND IRANIANS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Pardis Mahdavi Since the Iranian revolution of 1979, women have experienced increasingly marginalized status in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI). Despite the fact that rates of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) are rising in Iran, especially among heterosexual women, changing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 58–88.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... The Riza Shah era was an important phase of a longer-term trend that placed both state support and propaganda behind the early twentieth-century girls’ school movement. But it was the founders of the first modern Iranian girls’ schools who had already made important decisions in framing the structure...
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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 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... reproduces Amin as a modern pious role model for Iranian women, a conservative in her viewpoints on gender relations, and an advocate of the veil. This selective attention worked to recuperate the traditional gender viewpoints of the Islamic Republic while facilitating demands to expand religious education...