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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
... exams are a few examples of how the revolution enabled women to condemn practices that were not, by any means, new in Egypt. Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World . El Feki Shereen . London : Chatto and Windus , 2013 . 368 pages. isbn 0701183160. One...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., or 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 (2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Esin Düzel Kurdish Life in Contemporary Turkey is quite timely. Currently, as peace negotiations take place between the Turkish state and the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (Partiya Karkên Kurdistan or PKK), public discussions center on human rights violations and undemocratic policies. Grabolle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... many employees in and around the house: several cooks, a grocery shopper, a private driver, and other maids and helpers. As part of her dowry, Amin’s mother arranged for two middle-aged maids to help her daughter learn the “customs of conjugal life” (ʿAmu Khalili 2000 , 50; Humayuni 2009–10 , 32, 42...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 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 Lebanon...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 411–415.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 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 examination of how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 ‘A’isha...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 54–80.
Published: 01 November 2013
... with 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (2022) 18 (3): 442–447.
Published: 01 November 2022
... he stood for, as her life’s mission. Janet embarked on her book Per un palestinese , which she worked on and edited about her peaceful partner, Wael Zuaiter, and within that a story of Palestine ( fig. 2 ). This remarkable book of essays, published in 1979 , included those written by Jean Genet...
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figures 1–2. Samia Gamal in Ciro’s (1950) and Life (1951). Source: Catholic Cinema Center, Cairo. More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figures 1–2. Samia Gamal in Ciro’s (1950) and Life (1951). Source: Catholic Cinema Center, Cairo. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 132–140.
Published: 01 March 2024
... in the ideals of “Women, Life, Freedom.” The term was initially introduced in Kurdish as “Jin, Jiyan, Azadi.” The slogan emphasizes the importance of women’s lives and their right to live freely without discrimination or oppression. The revolution has brought about changes in the perspectives and ideals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2018) 14 (1): 94–103.
Published: 01 March 2018
... developed an even greater appreciation for the phrase “Existence is resistance” after my 2016 trip to Palestine. This is the absolute reality for Palestinians. Everyday life in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza is saturated with endless acts of resistance, including refuting, navigating, and contesting...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2020) 16 (3): 245–263.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of this series, which on the one hand offers an affirmative portrait of a sex-positive and sociopolitically mobile trans world, and on the other hand exposes the reality of trans murders and the necropolitics as well as bare life politics in practice against the trans community in Turkey. The publication...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of “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...