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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 July 2014
... and factions. González steers us toward understanding how Islam—both prin- ciples and jurisprudence—is used in the Kuwaiti context as the sole legitimate authority upon which all discussions about women’s rights rest. Means and desired ends differ greatly, but the starting point, the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
... caring for an ailing elderly and piously devoted woman; through an interest in learning Arabic, which opens new religious horizons; or by way of attachment to Kuwaiti members of the household. For Ahmad, Islamic conversion neither changes hierarchical relations in the household nor marks a rejection of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 158–161.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the surprising speed by which seemingly secular “revolutions” were transformed into or coopted by conservative Islamist parties and factions. González steers us toward understanding how Islam—both prin- ciples and jurisprudence—is used in the Kuwaiti context as the sole legitimate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 139–142.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., specifically in the Kuwaiti flag and the words, “Kuwait” printed across the side of the cap. The local is further reinforced in Dala3 (in Vegas),1 where the bracelet worn by the boyah subtly depicts the colors of the Kuwaiti flag herein reinforcing the intersection between the sexual and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 107–109.
Published: 01 November 2006
... eff orts proceed under periodic disruption and constant threat. Kuwaiti women activists lobbying for suff rage face a diff erent challenge. As Haya al-Mughni and Mary Ann Tétreault demonstrate, the Kuwaiti press reduced a complex array of women’s groups and positions to a two-sided...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Mary Ann Tétreault on the Kuwaiti expe- rience during the 1990–91 occupation by Iraq. Th is is a fascinating look BOOK REVIEWS  113 at those Kuwaitis who left and those who stayed behind, and how the “reunited” population refl ected this and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 93–96.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of Kuwait, while others live in the aft ermath of the Oslo peace agreement. So, across the entire collection, the Palestinian experience becomes a journey through both time and geographical space. Whether moving by taxi from one Palestinian city to another, or through the Kuwaiti...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 143–146.
Published: 01 July 2006
... against women increased in Kuwait after the Gulf War due to the weak and divided front of Kuwaiti women’s organizations visvis the strong Islamist front that has combated women’s rights. Finally, Doumato ex- plains in chapter ten how the conservative Saudi elites have used public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 146–149.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Tétreault, violence against women increased in Kuwait after the Gulf War due to the weak and divided front of Kuwaiti women’s organizations visvis the strong Islamist front that has combated women’s rights. Finally, Doumato ex- plains in chapter ten how the conservative Saudi elites have...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 163–166.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Kuwaiti context, she offers shadow boxes with Western definitions and instances of feminist action throughout the book. This was a bit disturbing because it came most commonly in the form of a throwaway line or two like comparing bra burning in the United States to the refusal to wear hijab in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Pakistani and South Asian Muslims residing in the country. At the time, this included a merchant Indian family with several generations of connections to the Gulf and a Muslim woman from Bombay who had married into a Kuwaiti family with long-standing transnational connections to the Indian subcontinent...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 March 2010
... visibility is an image repeated on CNN, BBC, Al-Jazeera, and most Internet outlets: picture a pyramid made entirely of Havarti cheese steamily settling on a Kuwaiti sidewalk while the so-called enemies of free speech shout taunts and insults at one of the last remaining social welfare...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006
... their voices as a threat and deviance (Abu Fadil 2001). The murder of Hedaya Sultan Al-Salem, a noted Kuwaiti female editor, by a policeman is allegedly a reaction to her criticism of him and his tribe. The arrest, trial, and sentencing of Neziha Rejiba demonstrate the intolerance of Tunisian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
... some performative proof of the veil coexisting with seemingly contradictory fashion. In fact, the authors argue that rather than proving a comfortable Kuwaiti moderate religious consciousness, the apparent fusion of religion and fashion actually reinforces both (71). The second part explores the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 79–86.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Born to a Palestinian mother and a Kuwaiti father, I grew up a hybrid, always occupying a space between two identities. When MS entered the picture, I realized that I would be fluctuating between periods of disability and “able-bodiedness.” My body would not adhere to one identity. I was not always...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the question of public versus private with regards to cybercultures in Kuwait and reflects on the role of the digital in contemporary manifesta- tions of queerness. Al Qadiri and al Gharaballi depict over-aestheticized representation of Kuwaiti butch/femme subjectivities. The theme of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
... backed by Kuwaiti Shaykh Majed al-Sabah to build on his retail success with the Villa Moda luxury brand outlet in Kuwait and Dubai. Distributed largely through partners such as private banks, airlines, and retailers, Alef saw itself as having a dual mission, aiming, as publisher and executive...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2018
...-language fatwas. In both cases it is in response to a specific question. The website Islamic-fatwa.com is described as a fatwa network answering people’s questions since 2005, with an archive of over seventy-five thousand fatwas, and run by Ahmed al-Hajji al-Karaday, a Kuwaiti mufti and member of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 March 2021
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 81–109.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that the Internet has furthered rather than lessened women’s seclusion. Others see a danger in allowing women free access to the Internet. About ten years ago, Al-Qabas (2004), a Kuwaiti newspaper, reported a 86  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  9:1 new fatwa issued by two...