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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
... religion; community, family and state systems; women and gender constructions; women’s networks; citizenship and civil society; and how children learn gendered notions of rights, responsibilities, nationality and citizenship. She is founder of the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies, the Arab...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 363–367.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 89–102.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Nina Abdul Razzak Faculty at Bahrain Teachers’ College were concerned that their students lacked the ability to succeed in educational contexts designed to promote deep, or active, student-centered, learning. Deep learning is an educational approach that involves critical analysis, the linking of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 460.
Published: 01 November 2016
... away, for all of us needing and wanting to learn how to be an academic survivor and how to write a scholarship of the disenfranchised without making the pain of others (or one’s own) into a consumable fetish, devoid of political work.” This sentence has been corrected in the online versions of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Following the Gezi Uprising, my friend Fatma Belkis and I felt the need to learn from the grassroots struggle against the construction of run-of-the-river-type hydroelectric power plants in various valleys in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 368–373.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Fatma Belkis; İz Öztat Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Do you think a tree knows how many leaves it has? For sure, it has to. —Latife Tekin ( 2013 , 69) Following the Gezi Uprising in 2013, we felt the need to learn from grassroots struggles...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2017
... bordering: between Iran and Iraq, the normal and exceptional, the domestic and geopolitical, and fiction and reality. She challenges us to reconsider our many borders and learn how to dwell in spaces of violence and hope, of tragedy and perseverance. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Kathryn Medien and Jasbir K. Puar. Art Concept essays by cover artists and editors in Third Space are innovations that, combined with vibrant cover art and stellar Duke University Press design, allowed JMEWS to win the 2015 Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) Award for Best Journal Design...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 March 2019
... up in parts of the Arab world where poverty and conservative social values made it difficult for many of them to complete even a high-school education. A small proportion never learned to read or write in Arabic, let alone English, so they are illiterate in both. Starting in the 1990s, because of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2007
... critique of modern ways. Al-Rawi’s journey across the Middle East can be read as an allegory, like a Sufi path that takes the individual from selfh ood toward selfl ess- ness, as she learns about societies and cultures that make her forget her early selfi sh orientation, obsessions, and concerns...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 133–137.
Published: 01 March 2007
... women’s movements; feminism and nationalism; war, violence, and state-building; critical-feminist review of learning theories; and skill- ing and de-skilling of immigrant women. She is currently conducting SSHRC-funded comparative research on war, diaspora, and learning; women political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2011
... “Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Place and Morality in Shi῾ite South Beirut,” funded by the Wenner Gren Founda- tion and the American Council of Learned Societies. Pardis Mahdavi is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Pomona College. Her research interests include gendered labor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 March 2015
... consortium would create a network where scholars focused on gender and women’s studies in the Arab region could share their research, discuss educational initiatives that enhanced student learning, develop collaborative research projects, and train new generations of scholars in feminist methodology. The...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 137–138.
Published: 01 November 2008
... (1991)(1991) andand Iran and Beyond: Es- says in Middle Eastern History in Honor of Nikki R. Keddie (2000). Baron has received grants from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Woodrow Wilson and Ford Foundations. She cofounded and codirects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–139.
Published: 01 July 2006
... textured sense of life in Jordan and of the intricate process of learning to live in another culture. Yet, although dense with cultural data, the book is not an anthropological expose. Rather, it keeps at the foreground Drouart’s own role as observer and participant in a culture she found different...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 68–74.
Published: 01 March 2018
... understand the narrator Rashid’s performance of innocence, his unabashed confession of ignorance coupled with the excruciatingly naive desire to learn about the other captured in the questions: What is homosexuality? What is masculinity? I was unsure how to read al-Daif’s parade of intolerance disguised as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 291–295.
Published: 01 July 2016
... first story Djebar ( 1993 , 3) tells in Fantasia concerns a little Arab girl on her way to school, “hand in hand with her father.” This girl will learn how to write, and the implications of her writing will be unexpected. She attends a French school, where she learns not only how to write but also how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 144–147.
Published: 01 November 2005
... much stated. In her memoir, Nafi si charts a path back in time, a path that di- verges, twists and turns, but that remains fi rmly in the middle. We travel with seven brave young women. We learn their stories. We share their struggles. But the path is not all bumps and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
... against the backdrop of the western- ization movement that began in Egypt in the nineteenth century. Th e determined and learned Nicola explores the desert, obtains a permit to drill the mountains for minerals and eventually becomes the owner of one of the mines. Nicola recruits men from the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 131–134.
Published: 01 November 2008
...). She shows that, during at least one major international program, Muslim women from Indonesia were surprised to learn that they were “ahead of the rest of the Islamic world in shaping the Islamic discourse” (40). Th roughout the book, the author presents Indonesian women’s multivocal critique...