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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 117–123.
Published: 01 March 2015
... dust storms that occupied the city every now and then. “It is because of the Iran-Iraq War,” he said with a low voice, as we turned the corner. That was the first time I had seen destruction of that magnitude. I remember clinging to my mother in the basement of my uncle’s house in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Iraqi literary production revealed the limits of representation of the masculine imagination. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 prostitution literature gender Like the modernist tradition in Europe, literary innovation in Iraq and the Arab world was...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
... after 2003. This essay explores ruptures and continuities in organized violence against sex or gender nonconformity in recent Iraqi history. For the late Baʿthist period in Iraq, I analyze scholarly and journalistic sources, including items published in Iraqi newspapers and transcripts of a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Nicola Pratt Women in Iraq: The Gender Impact of International Sanctions , Al-Jawaheri Yasmin Husein . London : I. B. Tauris , 2008 . Pp. xiv, 228 . ISBN: 978-1-84511-648-4 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Nadje Al-Ali Dancing in the No-Fly Zone: A Woman’s Journey through Iraq , Ditmars Hadani . Northhampton, MA : Olive Branch Press , 2005 . 256 pages. ISBN 1-56656-634-7 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 128  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
... national subjects, with equal rights. The discourse also had global aspects, as Iraqi intellectuals appropriated and hybridized colonial perceptions of Muslim women. Orit Bashkin received her Ph.D. at Princeton University in 2004. Her dissertation, “Intellectuals in Monarchic Iraq, 1921–1941,” looks...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
... that there is no need to remember defeat and harmed masculinity. Andrea Fischer-Tahir studied Arabic Studies, Social Anthropology and the History of Religions at the University of Leipzig. Her research focuses on Iraqi Kurdistan and the Iraq, and her research interests include issues of identity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Karin Mlodoch This article focuses on Kurdish women in Iraq who survived the Iraqi army’s Anfal operations against the Kurdish areas in 1988. It investigates Iraqi Kurdish women’s psychosocial situation and strategies for coping with violence and loss in the aftermath of the Anfal operations. These...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... Researchers have assumed that religious zealotry was the primary inspiration for boys to enlist in the Iran-Iraq War (1980–88) after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, ignoring the ways in which class inflected boyhood. While religious fervor may have been a motivation for some of the poor and working-class Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Edith Szanto Abstract During the onslaught of the Islamic caliphate on Kobanî, Syria, media outlets across the globe broadcast pictures of brave and often unveiled Kurdish women fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), a quintessentially male force of destruction. The images of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 68–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
...J. Andrew Bush Abstract Based on ethnographic fieldwork in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, this article tracks the imbrication of ordinary and mystical desire in the life of a Muslim man who disavows pietistic forms of ethical striving. It examines the way tropes of desire from Sufi poetry affect...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
... employ it for secular education of all kinds—legal, social, health—and even for political purposes. I focus on the ways in which education, and the Shi‘I Islamic resurgences that took place in Iran and Iraq, influenced Bahraini Shi‘i women in their interpretation of religion and their uses of religious...
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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 2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... participating in a modern nation-building process in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq in the period of 1991–2003. The study is based on fieldwork among Kurdish women in Canada, Britain, Sweden, and Iraqi Kurdistan. We have analyzed the activities of four women’s organizations in the diaspora and have traced...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 The untitled photo on the cover of JMEWS 13:1 is from the series Today’s Life and War , which emerged from my experiences during the eight-year Iran-Iraq War. This conflict has had a strong symbolic influence on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., university-educated, English-speaking Iraqi women and men hired as interpreters for the US occupation forces. As violence escalated in Iraq, interpreters’ role as conduits of US power in the region put their lives in danger, leading them to seek asylum in the United States. It is through Campbell’s temporary...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Dena Al-Adeeb Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 I returned to Iraq in March 2004 during ʿAshura, the commemoration rituals of the martyrdom of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, Imam Husayn, in the seventh century. It was a year after the US...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, researching NGOs and women’s movements in Iraq. What I got was a closed meeting representing only a fraction of Kurdish women’s voices, towing the official line of the occupation and of the KRG. The conference was a celebration of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 147–151.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 2002; Houston 2001; Lyon 2001). Th is region, which stretches over a vast area from western Iran to eastern Iraq, dipping into the northern tip of Syria and across southeast Turkey, is not an internationally recognized territory and is home to about 24-27 million Kurds, although reliable...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and elections. The association’s work is supported by a Coalition’s Friend Forum of two hundred member organizations from many of Iraq’s governorates. The association is an effective and leading member of the Iraqi women’s movement and the Iraqi Women Network. The mission of the RWC is to achieve...