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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... struggle allowed Iraqi men to ignore their own role in depriving women of their rights.” 4. Khidr al- ʿ Abbasi ( 1957 , 17–18) writes that in Iraq political transformation necessitated literary transformation, arguing that literary creativity among Iraqi writers was directly related to the political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
... law issued after 1984 were declared null and void by Paul Bremer, who was appointed presidential envoy to Iraq by George H. W. Bush and led the Coalition Provisional Authority during the occupation (Global Justice Project: Iraq 2009 ). This effectively turned back the clock, applying the Iraqi Penal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (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 (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 (2015) 11 (1): 117–123.
Published: 01 March 2015
... shame to our family and my father, and I had to restore and protect that honor. More than twelve thousand women were killed in the name of honor in northern Iraq from 1991 to 2007. I was set to move again but this time farther away, to a country that is at war with my own. To a country that I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Restricting itself to politics given this standpoint, a study of Jewish women’s participation in the illegal Zionist and Communist movements of Iraq reveals that racializations, rather than a single racialization, occurred—a racial reality no other scholarship provides for Iraq’s Jewish community. Because...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (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 (2019) 15 (3): 261–285.
Published: 01 November 2019
...miriam cooke Abstract This article analyzes recent Iraqi texts, some authorizing and others condemning rape as a weapon of war. The focus is on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) perpetrators of sexual violence, their Yazidi victims, and two women’s demands for reparative, restorative justice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of destruction, Essaydi’s photographs are uncritically linked to events and situations as varied as the Arab uprisings, violence in the Palestinian territories, and the wars in Syria, Yemen, and Iraq. Instead of illuminating complex sociopolitical issues and reshaping dominant discourses, they become...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 64–95.
Published: 01 March 2021
... revolutionary culture. Finally, it contends that only with the consolidation of Khomeini’s power and the start of the Iran-Iraq War is this figure renamed Zainab and sustained as a central icon of the Islamic Republic. Is it possible that the dominant analysis within Iranian historiography that sweepingly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (2017) 13 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Gohar Dashti was born in Iran in 1980, a year after the Iranian Revolution and the beginning of the war between Iran and Iraq. The Today’s Life and War series reflects her experiences growing up in Ahvaz, near her father’s hometown, on the border between Iran and Iraq during the war. The...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...