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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 November 2016
...’ mothers in Israeli public life changed since the 1982 Lebanon War? At the center of the discussion is David Grossman’s novel To the End of the Land (2008). I argue that the author posits “the flight from bad tidings” as both a maternal strategy and the author’s psychopoetic strategy. This article examines...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephanie Chaban Righteous Transgressions: Women’s Activism on the Israeli and Palestinian Religious Right . Ben Shitrit Lihi . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2015 . 304 pages. isbn 9780691164571. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 21–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
...: An Israeli Case Study Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli  ABSTRACT Though greatly routinized over the past two decades, assisted repro- ductive technologies still invoke an occasional public debate around a dilemma that is constituted as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 143–154.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Digital Cultures and the Politics of Emotion: Feelings, Affect and Technological Change (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2012 Adi Kuntsman and Sanaz Raji  mn  143 “ISRAELIS AND IRANIANS...
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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 2013) 9 (3): 54–80.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Rita Giacaman; Penny Johnson In focus groups and individual interviews with the wives and mothers of Palestinian political prisoners, we find that their narratives describe a triple captivity—of the Israeli colonial system, the Israeli prison, and the post-Oslo Palestinian political landscape with...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 March 2013
... experiences at airports and Israeli checkpoints, and her challenges to remaining civil—and sane—when dealing with her elderly mother-in-law. Sharon and my Mother-in-Law transcends the private world of its writer to encompass collective stories of pain, displacement, and resilience among fellow Palestinians...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Sibylle Lustenberger Abstract This article analyzes the place of intimacy in the encounters between Israeli gay men and Indian surrogates. While transnational surrogacy is often presented either as an act of solidarity or as a contract for mutual benefit, the article complicates this picture. The...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 45–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
... sufficient explanation of how these two seemingly contradictory aspects interrelate. I argue, using ethnographic data, that more attention than that paid so far should be given to structural tensions between the various regimes that compose the Israeli-Palestinian gender order, notably the family, the state...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... cost of treatment places it beyond the reach of many Palestinians, thus epitomizing their civil marginality and poverty. In Israel, where fertility treatment is state-funded, eligibility on the grounds of one’s Israeli citizenship comprises a relatively positive experience for Palestinian men, who are...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
... globally. This paper looks at the consequences of Israeli policy and changing social norms on the Palestinian minority in Israel through the prism of female Palestinian activism in Israel’s economy. In particular, it examines the causes, consequences, and changes in the labor force participation of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 11–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of the post-Oslo transition, as well as by the warlike conditions on the ground. Although these conditions, from Israeli army intrusions to physical barriers to marriage, are more insecure and dangerous than in the earlier intifada, they function largely as external threats to the shaping of wedding...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 312–314.
Published: 01 July 2017
... feature film, love takes a back seat to theft and other entanglements as the protagonist Mousa (Sami Metwasi) spends his time determining what it means to be a real man under the Israeli occupation. Mousa is a Peter Pan–like figure who cannot seem to face reality and grow up, and the dark comedy centers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 246–251.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Salam Al-Mahadin Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 W onder Woman (dir. Patty Jenkins, 2017), a US film based on a DC Comics superhero, was released to rave reviews in the United States even as it was mired in controversy related to its Israeli female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... Following the protest and its many actors, Lavie, as a Mizrahi feminist activist, a scholar, and a welfare-dependent single mother herself, uses the protest as a case study through which matters of poverty and ruthless neoliberal economy, Israeli intra-Jewish racism, Jewish Ashkenazi domination, nationalism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
... the government and popular culture term Arab Citizens of Israel, or Israeli Arabs (Ducker 2005). They prefer to be called Palestinian Citizens of Israel, Palestin- JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 7, No. 2 (Spring 2011) © 2011...
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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 November 2006) 2 (3): 125–130.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... Women in Struggle Buthina Canaan Khoury. Women Make Movies, 2004. 56 minutes. Soraida, A Woman of Palestine Tahani Rached. Women Make Movies, 2004. 52 minutes. Reviewed by Nada Elia, Antioch University Seattle “Th e Israeli occupation invades your most...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Palestinian state in exchange for the dismantling of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, and the citizenship of all “Arab Israelis” has been revoked. Transfer has exposed the inextricable relation- ship between Israeliness and Jewishness, and separated Palestinian from Israeli identity once and for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Palestinian queer activists, informing the American (queer) public about the Israeli occupation, and promoting the BDS movement as a nonviolent protest. More than a compelling story of transformation and an alternative narrative for diaspora and persecution, this chronicle may serve as a reference for...