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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Erin E. Stiles The Logic of Law Making in Islam: Women and Prayer in the Legal Tradition Sadeghi Behnam New York : Cambridge University Press , 2013 215 pages. isbn 978-1-1070-0909-7 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In The Logic of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 419–421.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mary Ann Fay Modernizing Marriage: Family, Ideology, and Law in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Egypt . Cuno Kenneth M. . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2015 . 305 pages. isbn 978081563392 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016...
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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 March 2006) 2 (1): 122–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
...: Family, Law, and Politics Edited by Suad Joseph et al. Leiden: Brill, 2005. xxviii+837. US$326 Reviewed by S. Margot Finn, Program in American Culture, University of Michigan The first two volumes of the six-volume Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (EWIC) offer a guide to...
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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 July 2009) 5 (2): 104–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Khanum Shaikh Contesting Justice: Women, Islam, Law and Society , Souaiaia Ahmed E. . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2008 . Pp. xiv, 195 . ISBN 978-0-7914-7397-9 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 104  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST...
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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 March 2010) 6 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Zahia Smail Salhi Polygamy and Law in Contemporary Saudi Arabia , Yamani Maha A. Z. . Reading : Ithaca Press , 2008 . Pp. xii, 275 . ISBN 978-0-86372-326-1 . Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 134  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:1...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 103–106.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Azza Basarudin Family, Gender, and Law in a Globalizing Middle East and South Asia , Cuno Kenneth M. Desai Manisha , eds. Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2009 . 245 pages. ISBN 978-0-8516-3235-1 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
... modern law and society as both a promise of lifelong companionship and a private institution that threatens to close a woman off from her other relationships, especially those with her female friends, and thereby from her means of engaging in the ethical work of developing a pious self. It also reads...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Nadine Adel Sinno Suad Amiry’s Sharon and My Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries (Pantheon Books, 2004) describes the difficult predicament of life under military occupation in Ramallah. Using wit and humor, Amiry recounts her stifling existence during curfews and heavy shelling, her terrifying...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jessica Newman Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco , Salime Zakia . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2011 . 248 pages. ISBN 978-0-8166-5134-5 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 130  mn  Journal of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Fatima Sadiqi; Moha Ennaji The Moroccan feminist movement has greatly feminized and democratized the public sphere in this country. An example of such a feminization is the recent 2004 Family Law reforms, which constitute the culmination of a long trajectory during which decisionmakers, political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Michelle Hartman Sharon and My Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries , Amiry Suad . New York : Pantheon Books , 2005 . Pp. 224. ISBN 0-375-42379-6 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 BOOK REVIEWS  141...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 119–121.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Najwa al-Qattan “Off the Straight Path”: Illicit Sex, Law, and Community in Ottoman Aleppo , Semerdjian Elyse . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2008 . 247 pages. ISBN 978-0-8156-3173-6 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 292–313.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., Morocco, and Algeria. Analysis of Islamic jurisprudence and opinions, court decisions, and state laws since 1999 shows that the crisis of abandoned children combined with the biological truth revealed by DNA testing have helped produce a paradigm shift. Islamic legal opinions now argue for the need to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 24–49.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Nahda Shehada Based on 14 months of fieldwork, this paper examines the influence of social norms, individual agency, and historical contingency on the practice of House of Obedience ( bayt al-ta‘a ) in the shari‘a courts of the Gaza Strip. It argues that the text of Islamic family law is only one...
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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 March 2019) 15 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... masculinity in Baʾath ideology ensures the preservation of gendered laws that perceive women as less equal. While teasing out this aspect, this study seeks to explore the status of women in the Syrian Constitution (1973) and laws by investigating the role of the state as a male protector in which women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Sarah Ghabrial Abstract Between 1870 and 1930 the French colonial state in Algeria expanded its regulatory prerogatives in the governance of Muslim “personal status law” without abandoning its policy commitments to “respect local custom.” This article examines this fraught historical process with a...