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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Esin Düzel Kurdish Life in Contemporary Turkey: Migration, Gender, and Ethnic Identity Grabolle-Çeliker Anna London : Tauris , 2013 299 pages. isbn 978-1-78076-092-6 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Anna Grabolle-Çeliker’s Kurdish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... progress and civilization but part of it. Adherence to the Islamic faith is essential on the path to happiness. To contribute to the religious education of girls, Amin devoted her life, probably after receiving her ijtihad degree, to teaching (ʿAmu Khalili 2000 , 10, 45; Humayuni 2009–10 , 51, 75...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 411–415.
Published: 01 November 2016
... mapping out and analysis of historical changes in the ways that life is being lived in Beirut and Istanbul. Each work explores a cohort of urban residents that represents a generational shift in the ways in which public selves and political bonds are forged. To varying extents, each undertakes an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Liat Kozma Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World . El Feki Shereen . London : Chatto and Windus , 2013 . 368 pages. isbn 0701183160. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Reading Sex and the Citadel brought back...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... change the rules in sexual and family life in order to address a range of problems and challenges, including lack of economic and other resources, political and citizenship exclusions, or intimate violence. What are the implications of relying on states as the main arbiters of rights and protections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Lila Abu-Lughod Rather than arguing about whether “Muslim women” do or do not have rights, I suggest that we begin from the premise that the concept of, and the practices around, “Muslim women’s rights” have an active social life today that can and should be studied ethnographically. The kinds of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Rosemary Sayigh This paper examines representations of “self” embodied in the life histories of women members of a Palestinian refugee camp community in Lebanon. Stereotypes of “self” are inherently ambivalent (Guttman 1988) as sites of both subjection and resistance. This ambivalence is strongly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Lebanon,” European Review of International Migration (2003). Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 74 ./ JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:3 IN THE SHADOWS OF FAMILY LIFE: Toward a History of Domestic Service in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of Political Science at Howard University. Her areas of interest include women and politics, gender studies, women in Egypt and the Arab world, and the political economy of development. Hatem is the author of Literature, Gender and Nation-Building in Nineteenth Century Egypt, the Life and Works of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 54–80.
Published: 01 November 2013
... its isolating effects in their own communities. Wives and mothers of prisoners mediate between prison and family life by navigating through the multiple dynamics of Israeli securitization and geographic incarceration, political invisibility in the Palestinian field, and social isolation in their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Frances S. Hasso Khul‘ Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life , Sonneveld Nadia . Cairo; New York : The American University in Cairo Press , 2012 . 229 pages. ISBN: 978-977-416-484-12 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Ferial J. Ghazoul Literature, Gender, and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Egypt: The Life and Works of ‘A’isha Taymur , Hatem Mervat F. . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2011 . 234 pages. ISBN 978-0-230-11350-3 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 94–103.
Published: 01 March 2018
... “folds” and “cuts” of current biopolitical theorizations of race. Can you tell us a little more about your expansion of the biopolitical? JKP: Debilitation and maiming for me are routes toward a more robust critical lexicon for discussing life, death, and disability. In The Right to Maim I offer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 68–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
...J. Andrew Bush Abstract Based on ethnographic fieldwork in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, this article tracks the imbrication of ordinary and mystical desire in the life of a Muslim man who disavows pietistic forms of ethical striving. It examines the way tropes of desire from Sufi poetry affect...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 March 2015
... hoshiyya —a Bedouin courtship dance—with how women dancers enact and revise such codes in everyday life. The article explores choreographies of gender through a careful reading of tensions between the moving bodies of men and the embodied practices of the woman soloist onstage. It also compares this model...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2015
... am attentive to interiority and psychology in A Mountainous Journey , which I read to examine the writing of self in relation to intimates in Tuqan’s life. I examine Tuqan’s writing of life-as-journey and the protagonist’s struggle to articulate a self in a traumatic family context the author...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... “asynchronization,” namely, feeling as if they are lagging behind or deviating from the normal masculine life trajectory. At the community level, men vary greatly in their disclosure practices, but all are preoccupied with monitoring the flow of infertility-related information. We attribute the centrality of this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of the life of a woman, a former leftist political prisoner, named Mahtab. Striving to unravel the pathos and aporias of Mahtab’s life, this paper ponders the limits of the laws of polity and of kinship, and the “limit of reflexivity” (a phrase introduced by Judith Butler) that may have led to her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... deviance. The “criminal-woman” was a failed “mother-woman”: female criminality was seen to be a recent phenomenon, the ultimate result of the presumably negative transformative impact of modern life on gender roles, marriage patterns, and family structures. Hijāzi’s premise that modern life is a danger...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 323–342.
Published: 01 November 2016
... gender-based violence on conflict. The article draws on empirical data comprising twelve in-depth life histories with men who belong to vigilante groups that sought to rescue women from sexual assault in protest spaces and interviews with women and men who were sexually assaulted during protests. This is...