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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 143–154.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Adi Kuntsman; Sanaz Raji Adi Kuntsman is Simon Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology and Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Cultures at the University of Manchester, UK. Her research interests include queer politics in Israel-Palestine; war and violence in digital media; and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Ruth Preser; Chen Misgav Israel/Palestine and the Queer International Schulman Sarah Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 193 pages. isbn 978-0-8223-5358-4 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 One may expect an account that opens...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Tal Meler Abstract Divorce, separation, and widowhood produce great psychological stress for Palestinian women in Israel. Very often family support is a set of demands seeking to regulate and reshape their conduct. This article is based on a study conducted between 2007 and 2011 with twenty-four...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Adi Kuntsman Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture . Lavie Smadar . New York : Berghahn , 2014 . 216 pages. isbn 9781782382225 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Smadar Lavie’s Wrapped in the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 139–144.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Emily McKee Birthing the Nation: Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel , Kanaaneh Rhoda Ann . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2002 , xvii + 283 pages. $24.95 paperback Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2005...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Yossi Yonah; Ishak Saporta This research study is a development of our previous study about the pre-vocational training program introduced to the Israeli education system in the 1950s. However, while in the previous study we examined the role this program played in making Israel’s ethnoworking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 114–115.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Elly Teman The Birth of Surrogacy in Israel , Weisberg D. Kelly . Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2005 . 304 pgs. $59.95 Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 114  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Th e Birth...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 45–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Amalia Sa‘ar This paper takes issue with a certain inconsistency in the collective portrait of Palestinian women citizens of Israel, as it is depicted in the feminist literature which emphasizes, simultaneously, multiple forms of oppression and impressive resisting capacities, but does not give...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... infertility experience of two groups of Palestinian men, one living in Israel and the other in Lebanon. The study is based on ethnographic interviews conducted with 24 men between 2003 and 2007. The findings cluster at three levels of daily experience. At the subjective level, men express a sense of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud The paid labor force participation of women in Arab states has always been among the lowest in the world. The same is true for Palestinian Arab women who are citizens of Israel. In sharp contrast, the paid labor participation of Jewish women in Israel is among the highest...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 55–88.
Published: 01 July 2005
... ethnographic research examines two aspects of transnational migration in Israel: configurations and experiences of “illegality” among undocumented West African and Filipino migrant workers in Tel Aviv, and how Israeli human rights and humanitarian organizations have imagined, constructed, and responded to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Khaled Abu Asbah; Muhammed Abu Nasra; Khawla Abu-Baker This study examines gender perceptions and attitudes of Arab male and female teachers in Israel. This quantitative study includes 302 Arab Muslim male and female teachers in the Arab education system. The results show that participants believe...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Jewish ultra-Orthodox Shas Movement in Israel, both explicitly patriarchal religious revivalist groups similar to other movements across the Middle East, finds that these movements offer women powerful liberatory narratives. This paper takes issue with recent arguments that suggest that pious women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 24–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Aziza Khazzoom Abstract In Israel, Middle Eastern women are read as more “traditional” than European women. Yet life-story interviews conducted for this article reveal that elderly Polish Jewish women self-present as traditionally feminine—emphasizing home-centeredness, passivity, modesty, self...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Jewish nation. This project simultaneously empowers women and enables state violence against Palestinians on Haram ash-Sharif. Scholarship that has examined Israel’s messianic right-wing women’s activism has overlooked their Ashkenazi whiteness and their middle-class privileged status in Israel. The race...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Smadar Lavie This paper analyzes the failure of Israel’s Ashkenazi (Jewish, of European, Yiddish-speaking origin) feminist peace movement to work within the context of Middle East demographics, cultures, and histories and, alternately, the inabilities of the Mizrahi (Oriental) feminist movement to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
... into French secular culture. Moroccan Jews in Israel today, faced with persistent discrimination, largely cling to religiously based, conservative gender norms. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Morocco Jews sexuality In debates over Europe’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 21–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli Though greatly routinized over the past two decades, assisted reproductive technologies still invoke an occasional public debate around a dilemma that is constituted as unprecedented. This paper examines one such case that took place in Israel—that of a legal dispute...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
... conducted with group members now living in Israel. The meeting of these voices called for a multidimensional examination of central themes including the ideal female body, its boundaries, and transgressions of those boundaries; mechanisms of control; and the complex relationships between honor and shame and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 36–53.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Islah Jad Group Islamic weddings in the West Bank and Gaza began in the mid-1990s. They developed as a successful way to counter Israel’s policy of siege and impoverishment of Palestinian society through the economic benefits they offer and by introducing a spirit of collective joy. Yet they have...