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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 59–85.
Published: 01 July 2010
.... Concurrently, young women’s Islamically inspired volunteerism presents an alternative notion of activism that turns away from liberal prescriptions. Drawing on key scholarship as well as my own experiences with prominent women’s NGOs and the 2008 Women as Global Leaders Conference, I seek to show how these...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
... anthropology who is an outstanding academic in terms of scholarly publications and service to Middle Eastern anthropology.” The MES Award Committee wrote to Inhorn: “Our committee greatly values your efforts as a scholar, a mentor, and a leader who has been deeply invested in the anthropology of the Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... within a gendered civil society, and how many women leaders have been instrumental in keeping a modern façade. Abdelkader Cheref is an Algerian academic and a freelance journalist who has been educated in Algeria, the UK and the US. Currently, he is completing his PhD in comparative literature at...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... adolescence as marriage and entry into adulthood was delayed, in part due to the high cost of marriage. Yet, at the same time, these commonly shared grievances facilitated weak ties linking diverse constituencies together, as creative leaders built a “movement of movements.” The April 6 movement, and Kefaya...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 123–125.
Published: 01 July 2011
... a glimpse into the lives of three Muslim women who serve as religious leaders in Lebanon, Syria, and Egypt. The film is composed of three segments: The first focuses on the women’s past experiences and personal relationships, the second on their struggles to establish an authoritative...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 2014 we organized, in partnership with the US Institute for Peace, a workshop with Libyan women civil society leaders, youth activists, judges, legal experts, academics, religious leaders in the League of Libyan ʿUlama, and the dean of graduate studies at Al-Azhar University to discuss these topics...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., intelligence, and police locations and media outlets. The leaders of the Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (AKP) immediately named those behind the coup, Fethullah Gülen and his followers, and called on ordinary people to come out in defense of democracy. In response, thousands ignored the curfew declared by the coup...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 254–255.
Published: 01 July 2015
... citizens to change their religions or their sects, often to the consternation of religious leaders and personal status courts. The second phenomenon is a broad youth-led social movement calling for a sixteenth secular personal status law, an addition that would effectively produce a secular sect with...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... state with the maxim to derail Western political domination in the Middle East. Five howzevi women were students of the Supreme Leader and Chief Justice of Iran, and over twenty-one were members of the Basij, Iran’s volunteer paramilitary organization. This work is positioned at the intersection of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 November 2008
... within the gendered ranks of the organizations themselves. Th e data of the book rely heavily on autobiographical interviews with the “leaders” of these movements, young and old, whose “lives seem to have been nurtured on contradictions” (204). Th e author shows how roles such as the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 89–111.
Published: 01 July 2005
... Aanti-female genital mutiliation (FGM) campaigners who used them-help- ing-us rhetoric to practice what she called “colonialism in disguise” (1980). To women of the regions where forms of FGC (FGC) are practiced, the Western feminist leaders who displayed ethnocentric polemics to denounce the harm...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 312–314.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... Love, Theft, and Other Entanglements examines the politics of everyday life from the point of view of Palestinian men. Though the militia leader (Kamel Elbasha) is one of Mousa’s few other role models, he does not exude glamour, intelligence, charisma, beneficence, or even standard Hollywood aspects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 146–149.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Kuwait. This much-needed contribution to the field helps explain the importance of the relationship between state and movement, inside and outside, leaders and partisans, and men and women, not only for women’s issues but in the continuing struggle for Palestinian autonomy. Hasso brings to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 142–145.
Published: 01 November 2013
... editors put it, “How reproduction has been understood and interpreted in both historical and contemporary contexts by religious leaders” (6). The second part of four chapters focuses on the Iranian ART revolu- tion—a particularly interesting case given recent developments allowing third-party...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2007
..., 2007. Th e seminar, attended by over 100 people, included NGO leaders, members of political parties, legal experts, local council and parliamen- tary representatives, concerned Egyptian citizens (both male and female, veiled and non-veiled), journalists, and myself, apparently the sole...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and 1993. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan founded the Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi; AKP) in 2001 and led it until 2014. In 2002 party leaders, declaring it a conservative democratic party, announced that it was breaking from its classic Islamist roots. Erdoğan also claimed that he...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 March 2005
...-Vietnam war movement of the 1960s. She be- came a leader of the Confederation of Iranian students, a large umbrella or- ganization in exile that fought for the overthrow of the Shah. The two sis- ters moved in opposite directions, and they maintained somewhat strained relations in those years. At...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
... rebellious opposition and resistance culminate in becoming a leader in the prison and sharing her knowledge, experience, and wisdom as a midwife, mother, and decision maker. Meanwhile, Tahereh gradually loses her power due to the political reforms outside of the prison, aging, and reaching the point...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 November 2017
... is not alien to American politics, what is new, perhaps, is the unabashed promotion of it as a daily means of governance by elected government leaders. It is so brazen as to defy belief. Yet it is a form of governance—a form of governance that conceals or makes acceptable arbitrary, exploitative, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 31–52.
Published: 01 March 2008
... period of confl ict that resulted in the shrinking of the former Ottoman Empire, the occupation of Istanbul and other parts of Western Anatolia (pre- dominantly by the British), and a war for independence fought against Greece. Following independence, republican leaders endeavored...