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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 13. July Fourth celebrations, also referred to as the Country Fair, in Aramco Dhahran, with majorette parades and brass bands on Main Street. The destination is the King’s Road ball field, transformed into a fairground (early 1960s). Fadia is marching in a skirt at center. Photograph by More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Begüm Başdaş References Amnesty International . 2016 . “ Turkey: Independent Monitors Must Be Allowed to Access Detainees amid Torture Allegations .” July 24 . www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2016/07/turkey-independent-monitors-must-be-allowed-to-access-detainees-amid-torture-allegations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 137–146.
Published: 01 March 2021
... military coup of July 2013, there has been a systematic closing of the public sphere, which has included widespread restrictions on the use of public space, censorship of all forms of media, and the repression of any voices that do not conform to the regime’s narrative. In this context, opportunities for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 181–185.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Olmak ” (“Anticoup Demonstrations and Being the Targeted Woman”). Emek ve Adalet , July 23 . www.emekveadalet.org/notlar/darbe-karsiti-gosteriler-ve-hedefteki-kadin-olmak . Asharq Al-Awsat . 2016 . “ Turkey Split as ‘Chemical Castration’ Is Introduced for Rapists .” August 1...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-Champaign, Illinois. She took care of me for about a week, knowing that I was alone and could use some help. I will never forget what that visit meant to me and how it became part of my healing. As I write in the journal-based book: July 27th 1994 miriam arrives tonight, and how marvelous it is to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... feminist formations in the region (March, July, and November 2015), the implications of the Turkish military coup attempt (March 2017), and feminist reactions to the Trump presidency (November 2017). Third Space also provides a site for interviews, such as the one published in this issue between...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Yeşim Arat Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 We are lucky that the July 15, 2016, coup was aborted in Turkey. Coups in Turkey have undermined democracy, trampled on civil rights and human rights, dismantled political organizations, and bred violence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Greenspan, an advanced PhD student in the Literature Program at Duke. The issue concludes with a special forum on the July 15, 2016, coup attempt and its aftermath in Turkey. The forum opens with my essay that calls for making gender dynamics visible in and after the coup attempt. The essays, written...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Dormitory in Khartoum. It has provided accommodations and advocated for the students, turning their case into one of international and national concern. NOW continues to hold silent protests and distribute statements on issues through social media. In response to the July 2009 events, four women, the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
... JMEWS sponsored its first conference on the UCLA campus in July 2006 to introduce the journal to UCLA and the surrounding Southern Cali- fornia area, to celebrate its first years, and to acknowledge the intellectual achievements of Middle East women’s studies. Aiming to capture the journal’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Banu Gökarıksel Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 On July 15, 2016, an otherwise ordinary Friday night for citizens of Turkey was disrupted by images, sounds, and situations that have, unfortunately, become less extraordinary in recent decades: a coup...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 March 2015
... women who want to be independent, single, and/or childless. Although Turkey has a specific code banning violence against women, implementation of the law fails short. According to data collected from the media, thirty-three women were murdered by men in July 2014 in Turkey. The total number of women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Nation: Militarism, Gender, and Education in Turkey . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Amnesty International . 2016 . “ Turkey: Independent Monitors Must Be Allowed to Access Detainees amid Torture Allegations .” July 24 . www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2016/07/turkey-independent-monitors-must...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 189–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
... take place in Taksim Square. That changed on July 15, 2016. The masses that the AKP government hails as “the majority who represent the national will” claim Taksim today. The red flag of Turkey and the streets are now under the tutelage of the state. The state also created new spaces for vigils such as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 236–241.
Published: 01 July 2018
... am my own guardian” ( fig. 1 ). This essay reflects on the intention and context of this body of artwork, how it evolved online, and criticism it received in Saudi Arabia after going viral in 2016. In July of that year Human Rights Watch ( 2016 ) published a report titled “Boxed In: Women and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2009
...” (Cultural Dynamics, July 2008), and “Tales of Strength and Danger: Sa- har and the Tactics of Everyday Life in Amari Refugee Camp, Palestine” (Signs, Spring 2007). She also contributed a chapter to Living Palestine, ed. Lisa Taraki (2006), a collaborative research initiative of the Institute of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., University of California, Los Angeles. Diane James, our new managing editor, has extensive editing experience as well as a background in Middle East studies and languages. The journal moved to the UCLA Center for the Study of Women on July 1, 2006, and is funded by the UCLA Office of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... religious spaces at a time when activism is under assault, particularly following the failed coup on July 15, 2016. Alyanak, a PhD candidate in sociocultural anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis whose work focuses on Turkish mosques in Strasbourg, portrays this form of “practical” activism as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 365–367.
Published: 01 November 2015
... August 13, 1956, by a decree of the bey (the monarchy was abolished in July 1957). The constituent assembly adopted a new constitution in 2014, after the Tunisian Revolution in 2011. Article 21 of the constitution states the equality of citizens before the law without discrimination. Article 34 requires...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 261–282.
Published: 01 November 2015
... councillor from Madaba declared, “The quota doesn’t give power, it gives opportunity” (personal interview, July 28, 2008). Ideally Jordanian women will use this opportunity to secure a range of collective gains. For now, establishing women’s presence, increased efficacy, and knowledge of how local politics...