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Published: 01 July 2016
Figure 1. Islamic dolls, 2014. Private collection Figure 1. Islamic dolls, 2014. Private collection More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 122–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
... BOOK REVIEWS  Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures I: Methodologies, Paradigms and Sources Edited by Suad Joseph et al. Leiden: Brill, 2003. xlix+632. US$326. Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures II...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 March 2016
... norm and an “Islamic” right for the majority. Today most of the students in Iranian universities are women, and women’s access to the public sphere has expanded tremendously in every field. This essay is based on oral histories of twenty-one Iranian women who in the late 1980s and early 1990s were the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 315–317.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Elyse Semerdjian Sexual Violation in Islamic Law: Substance, Evidence, and Procedure . Azam Hina . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 270 pages. isbn 9781107094246. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 In her detailed study...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Jane Bristol-Rhys Islamic Feminism in Kuwait: The Politics and Paradoxes , González Alessandra L. . New York : Palgrave , 2013 . 254 pages. ISBN 978-1-137-30473-5 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 book...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 6–28.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Century Scholar. She publishes widely on secular and Islamic feminisms in the Middle East and Islamic world with works appearing in several languages including Arabic. Among her books are Feminists, Islam and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt and Opening the Gates: An Arab Feminist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 102–104.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Louise Halper Women’s Rights and Islamic Family Law: Perspectives on Reform , Welchman Lynn , ed. London & New York : Zed Books Ltd , 2004 . 300 pp. $26.95 Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 102  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES...
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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
... assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) using donor gametes and embryos have been legitimized by religious authorities and passed into law. This has placed Iran, a Shia-dominant country, in a unique position vis-à-vis the Sunni Islamic world, where all forms of gamete donation are strictly prohibited. In...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Hania Sholkamy Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Volume 3: Family, Body, Sexuality, and Health , Joseph Suad , ed. Boston : Brill , 2006 . Pp. xix, 564 . ISBN 9789004128194 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 108  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE...
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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): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
...David Simonowitz In the Islamic world, an important body of biographical material traces the chains of transmission of calligraphic instruction over many centuries. Although there is comparatively little documentation on women who have practiced calligraphy, scattered references do mention female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 115–122.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of Islamic Law: A Look at the Conference on “Women’s Rights: Beyond Rhetoric” Naazneen Diwan, University of California, Los Angeles he Los Angeles Muslim community, positioned in a Western me- Ttropolis, thriving with intersectional views of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 105–107.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Shayna Silverstein Women, the Recited Qur’an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia , Rasmussen Anne K. . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2010 . 312 pages. ISBN: 978-0520-25549-4 . Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2012...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Hina Azam The American Muslim landscape is suffused with mosque bookstores, independent book distributors, online retailers, and convention stalls offering English-speaking Muslims Islamic advice texts on a wide array of topics. Common among these popularly oriented writings are titles pertaining...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Michelle Hartman Nazira Zeineddine: A Pioneer of Islamic Feminism , cooke miriam . Oxford : Oneworld , 2010 . 137 pages. ISBN 978-1-85168-769-5 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 book reviews  mn  133...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 87–108.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Islamic dimensions overlooks significant shifts in state power from prohibition to production. I explore how the Islamic Republic of Iran, which thirty years ago considered women’s outdoor exercise a problem, or even un-Islamic, now promotes it as a solution to women’s health problems. Nazanin...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Amina Jamal Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject , Mahmood Saba . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2004 . Pp. xvi, 233 . ISBN 9780691086958 . An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon , Deeb Lara . Princeton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and Islam into a commodity moving through the ever changing cycles of the global fashion industry. As Gökarıksel and Secor (2009) have shown, women’s veiling, on one hand, could be read as a sign of Islamicization, as the proponents of the veiling-fashion industry claim. On the other hand...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Carla Jones The recent and highly visible rise of Islamic consumer culture in contemporary urban Indonesia is a source of both pleasure and anxiety for many Indonesians, figuring in debates about the appeal of a new piety there in the past decade. At the center of these debates is the image of the...