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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 93–96.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Hala Khamis Nassar Qissat: Short Stories by Palestinian Women , Glanville Jo , ed. London : Telegram , 2006 . Pp. 188. ISBN 978-1-84659-012-2 . Hikayat: Short Stories by Lebanese Women , Khalaf Roseanne Saad , ed. London : Telegram , 2006 . Pp. 222. ISBN 978-1-84659-011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 102–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Mona Chemali Khalaf This paper presents the preliminary results of a study that focuses on a micro aspect of Lebanese migration, i.e. the emigration of the head of the household and its impact on decision-making and well-being within the family, essentially on the wife left behind. For that purpose...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nadine Naber This article is based on ethnographic research among southern Lebanese in Dearborn, Michigan, in the aftermath of the 2006 war in Lebanon. It focuses on the significance of family and gender in the intensification of long-distance nationalism among Lebanese in diaspora. The war...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 157–178.
Published: 01 July 2019
... reluctance to complete his university education. While pursuing a degree in construction engineering from the Lebanese University, Imad had “revamped” his father’s business, which consists of contracting heavy machinery to major construction sites. By doing so, Imad forged an esteemed and reputable name...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2019
... marriage contracted on Lebanese soil in 2013, between Nidal Darwish and Kholoud Sukkarieh, reignited Lebanon’s civil marriage debate ( Daily Star   2013b ). The couple, who are both Muslims, one Sunni, the other Shiite, used the old 60LR civil law, dating from the French mandate, to get married...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 120–144.
Published: 01 November 2009
... by focusing on a case study of Lebanese families who have migrated to North America in the past decade. Ethnographic data on who wants to migrate, their identification with the nation, the nature of the family, and its geographical stakes suggest a need to rethink the transnational families literature...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-2. Reviewed by Evelyne Accad, University of Illinois, Lebanese American University The principal purpose of Hoda Elsadda’s Gender, Nation, and the Ara- bic Novel: Egypt, 1892-2008 is to mark itself within the canon of Arabic literature using gender as its principal framework...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
...John Tofik Karam This article asks how Syrian-Lebanese men and non-Middle Eastern Brazilian women have enacted their relationship to belly dancingin São Paulo. While men and women of Arab origins have usually framed the dance as an essential link to their ethnic heritage, non-Arab female...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Sune Haugbolle This article discusses how militiamen who fought in the Lebanese civil war (1975–1990) have been represented in Lebanese cultural production and how these militiamen relate to public discourse on masculinity and culpability in the postwar period. Through an analysis of interviews...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 346–348.
Published: 01 November 2015
... preface, Hartman poses three critical questions that underline the inherent tension of writing Lebanese literature in French: “Can a work written in a colonial language like French express the everyday realities lived in Arabic in Lebanon? Can this be done in a way that does not simply ‘spice up’ the text...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Ray Jureidini From a series of interviews with Lebanese middle- and upper-class women in their latter years, the paper traces an oral history of domestic service in Lebanon over the past century. The interviews reveal various periods when women and girls were recruited from the local village poor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 147.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Families under Siege: Lebanese Shi‘a in Dear- born, Michigan, and the 2006 War on Lebanon,” in the last issue of JMEWS (5:3), page 147, following line 1, in planning solidarity events with Lebanese people I show that the transnational character of southern Lebanese fami- lies connected...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jake Silver Queer Beirut . Sofian Merabet . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2014 . 287 pages. isbn 9780292760967. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 In Sofian Merabet’s Queer Beirut , a walk through the Lebanese capital is far...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2007
... in Lebanon. In their article “Challenging the Stereotypes,” American medical anthropologist Cynthia Myntti and a team of Lebanese researchers (2002) explore the use of withdrawal (aka coitus interruptus) as a form of male-controlled contraception. Instead of the stereotype of the “dominant...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 98–112.
Published: 01 November 2011
... INTRODUCTION his article is an account of the formation of the lesbian, gay, bisex- Tual, and transgender (LGBT) group, Himaya Lubnaniya lil Mith- liyeen wal Mithliyat (HELEM). In Arabic, the name means “Lebanese protection for gays and lesbians,” and its acronym means “dream.” HE...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 422–424.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Ibrahim’s Beirut, Beirut (1984). A particular strength of Aghacy’s book is her attention to representations of Beirut by non-Lebanese authors, who situate the city within a pan-Arab context and emphasize its relevance beyond its Lebanese and diasporic borders. In her introduction, Aghacy pinpoints...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies , lebanesestudies.ncsu.edu . Seçil Yılmaz and Susanna Ferguson , Ottoman History Podcast , www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com . Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 As security concerns and border restrictions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 117–120.
Published: 01 July 2011
... that appear in eighteen novels written in the post-1967 War era by sixteen authors, ten male and six female. Nine of these novels were written by Lebanese writers and deal predominantly with the Leba- nese civil war. The rest are by one Jordanian, two Palestinian, two Syr- ian, and three Iraqi authors...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
... between literary work and critical social history, producing what we may term counterhistories of the Lebanese Civil War and the Partition of India. In both of these novels, a girl upon the verge of sexual maturation sees the eruption of violence in the society around her to be fundamentally analogous...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the sexualized meanings and queer desires within GayRomeo.com with local politics and practices affords new forms of self-description and embodied practice online as a queer Lebanese subject. Using context analysis to explore manifestations of selfhood within GayRomeo.com, as well as secondary literature about...