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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Vivian Solana Interpreters of Occupation: Gender and the Politics of Belonging in an Iraqi Refugee Network . Campbell Madeline Otis . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2016 . 240 pages. isbn 9780815634379. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for 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
...Orit Bashkin This essay examines representations of Iraqi women in the works of poets, novelists, and public intellectuals during the Hashemite period. Defining the functions of women in modern Muslim societies, Iraqi intellectuals sought inspiration in the writings of Egyptian and Turkish writers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Haytham Bahoora Abstract In the Iraqi literary production of the 1940s and 1950s, the figure of the woman prostitute appeared repeatedly, signaling a crisis in the ways Iraqi men imagined and articulated the contours of women’s liberation. Through an examination of works by Jabra Ibrahim Jabra...
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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 March 2018) 14 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Pelle Valentin Olsen Abstract This article uses a queer lens to examine two short stories by the Iraqi communist, teacher, and prose writer Dhu al-Nun Ayyub (1908–88), “The Eagles’ Anthem” and “How I Found a Guy,” published in his collection Sadiqi (1938). Scholars have avoided analysis of the...
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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 2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Andrea Fischer-Tahir In 1988 the Iraqi regime launched the Anfal campaigns against the Kurdish peshmerga and their civil supporters in the rural areas. This article investigates narrations about Anfal constructed by peshmerga ten years after the events. It compares the memoirs of a leading...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 24–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
...-sacrifice, and delicateness—in ways a matched group of Iraqis do not. The article shows that these presentations are a by-product of how Poles assert Western identity. They claim Westernness by emphasizing continuity between their current behaviors and ideals and those they were taught in upper-class 1930s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... (including men) active in peaceful initiatives. The RWC board and volunteers represent all religions and ethnicities, and our projects serve and include all without discrimination. Since 2004 we have worked to empower and activate Iraqi women in different aspects of life, including political participation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Achim Rohde Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Much has been written about gender-based violence against Iraqi women under the thirty-five-year dictatorship of Saddam Hussein and since the fall of the regime in 2003 (Brown and Romano 2006 , 56, 60–62...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
... satellite dishes; the music and ballet school enclosed by barbed wire and bordered by an endless line of Iraqi soldiers waiting for their pay from American Marines; barefoot children leading looted race horses through traffic jams; and the mural of 26-year-old Esam Pasha painted over a portrait of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 301–302.
Published: 01 November 2016
... demonstrators in Cairo to men who have also been targeted for sexual violence. Why, she asks, have attacks on the men supporting women protesters been silenced? Sarah Irving and Dana Olmert read Israeli, Iraqi, and Yemeni literature to understand fraught and often violent relationships between Jews/Israelis and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 July 2009
... what happened to Iraqi women under international sanctions during the 1990s. In so doing, she informs several important debates: on the humanitarian impact of sanctions as a tool of international policy; on the diff erential impact of political and economic processes on women; on the shift ing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Ph.D. at Princeton University in 2004. Her dissertation, “Intellectuals in Monarchic Iraq, 1921–1941,” looks at the construction of the Iraqi public sphere and the emergence of democratic discourses during the interwar period. Her publications include articles on the history of Arab Jews in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Leipzig. Her research focuses on Iraqi Kurdistan and the Iraq, and her research interests include issues of identity, memory, gender, urban-rural dynamics, and knowledge production. Her Ph.D. thesis on resistance and the making of collective identity in Iraqi Kurdistan was published in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 90–93.
Published: 01 July 2009
... developed between fi ve Iraqi women living in exile in the city of London, UK. Set in the 1990s, the series of events takes place aft er the fi rst Gulf War, during the Western-imposed economic sanctions and the U.S. military air strikes upon Baghdad. Th e author has written the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 147–151.
Published: 01 November 2005
.... During the Iran-Iraq war from 1980-88, Ayatollah Khomeini’s clerical regime in Iran funded the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, a ruling Iraqi Kurdish political party, in their fi ght against Saddam Hussein. Th e Turkish and Iraqi governments have strategically collaborated in their dual eff orts to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 July 2016
... its continuous war on Iraq. The transparent silhouettes symbolize this visible-invisible tension employed by the US media, military, and government. For example, the Abu Ghraib prison scandal exposed American soldiers’ abuse of Iraqi men but did not publicly mention the soldiers’ consistent sexualized...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 349.
Published: 01 November 2015
... (Iraqi) or mashrabiya . These wooden perforated screens are used in homes as an architectural element to conceal the private from the public. The JMEWS 11:3 cover image by Hayv Kahraman ( Detail Decagram 2 ) evokes a refusal to be objectified but also the layers that block possibilities for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Kurdish women, and more generally Iraqi women. The United States and Britain often hail the Kurdish region of Iraq as an example of democracy for the rest of Iraq and the Middle East to fol- low. It is presented as a separate entity, unaffected by the ongoing war and occupation of Iraq...