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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 148–150.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Sertaç Sehlikoglu 148  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  9:3 questions about how Arab women’s lives are represented at home and abroad, and their work should inspire future research in the following areas: the erasure of women from Arab news versus their concentration...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 125–130.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Nada Elia FILM REVIEWS  125 FILM REVIEWS  Th is Is Not Living Alia Arasoughly. Women Make Movies, 2001. 42 minutes. Women in Struggle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 109–115.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Ranjana Khanna Words that are corpses, and indeed corpses that become remainders so abundant they are placed inappropriately, live alongside more obviously pathetic figures like the corpses of children (cooke 1987 , 36, 157). The absurd question of what to do with the corpse when one cannot...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Lori A. Allen Living Palestine: Family Survival, Resistance, and Mobility under Occupation , Taraki Lisa , ed. Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2006 . Pp. xxx, 296 . ISBN 0-8156-3134-0 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 132  JOURNAL...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 54–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the suburbs to escape unaffordable rent. These multiple moves to less satisfactory housing and neighborhoods are a consequence of poverty and have adverse social and psychological impacts on the lives of the women and their families. As social networks break up, family tensions mount and women’s ideals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
... research interlocutors. In the words of one of her research participants, Noor, an illegal migrant turned sex worker and unwed mother living illegally in Dubai, “For so long you have been the voice of other people; now it is time you find your voice” (4–5). Mahdavi’s personal story at one point intersects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... katja Žvan elliott  mn  1 MOROCCO AND ITS WOMEN’S RIGHTS STRUGGLE A FAILURE TO LIVE UP TO ITS PROGRESSIVE IMAGE Katja Žvan Elliott mn Abstract This article examines the rarely talked...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 November 2015
...L. L. Wynn Live and Die Like a Man: Gender Dynamics in Urban Egypt Ghannam Farha Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2012 . 222 pages. isbn 9780804783293 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Editors’ note: Live and Die Like...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Masserat Amir-Ebrahimi Since 1979, Iranian society has been living under a triple set of standards of urf , sharia, and modernity. An important field of superposition and contradiction among these standards is the gender issue and how to control women and their sexuality in the private...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 190–192.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Rana Sharif Women, Water and Memory: Recasting Lives in Palestine , Naguib Nefissa . Leiden : Brill , 2009 . Pp. xii, 173 . ISBN 978-90-04-16778-0 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2009 190 ./ JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:3...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 306–324.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and regulation was most highly associated with socioeconomic class. The poorer the women, the fewer their choices and the less freedom they had to determine their lives and their children’s lives. The women interviewed disproportionately reported turning to outsiders, such as psychologists, spiritualists...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
... examine just a few of the many sites where “Muslim women’s rights” are differentially in play: in Egyptian and Palestinian women’s NGOs as well as in rural villages where ordinary women and girls live their lives at the intersection of national media and local institutions. Lila Abu-Lughod is Joseph...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Munira Khayyat; Yasmine Khayyat; Rola Khayyat Abstract This article uses a multigenerational lens to address the tangible and intangible embodiments of the US-Saudi oil empire in the lives of the three sister authors. This multisited intimate geography of empire challenges national categories...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2007
... suffering and a little-appreciated aspect of Middle Eastern men's reproductive lives. This article examines men's experiences of varicocelectomy, particularly in Lebanon, where the surgery is commonly carried out on both infertile and fertile men's bodies, despite significant controversy and critique...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 330–343.
Published: 01 November 2019
... typically against it. Aurora Bertrana (1892–1974) was a Republican Catalan writer who moved to Morocco in 1935 to write about Muslim women living under the Spanish Protectorate. A close examination of her novel El Marroc sensual i fanàtic (1935) reveals an anticolonialism based on her preoccupation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2021
... domestic duties to women in Turkey, already living in a strongly patriarchal society. Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 Turkey conservatism Cold War motherhood In September 1952, Matthew Bunker Ridgway, the newly appointed supreme commander...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 240–255.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Kimberly Canuette Grimaldi Abstract Betool Khedairi’s novel Ghāyib ( Absent ) centers on a young woman living and working in Baghdad during the 1990s and her interactions with the inhabitants of her apartment building. The novel depicts the transformations of bodies that occur in the war zone...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 27–55.
Published: 01 July 2011
... cultural event, I illustrate how Islam powerfully remakes the lives of young Muslims like Kandemir in ways that are also uniquely German or European. I argue that in particular young Muslimas enter debates and lifeworlds of piety regardless of considerable animosity or even rejection from dominant society...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to fully understand Egypt’s contemporary political culture, we must also understand the ways and words that individuals use to describe their lives on the Internet. Evaluating colonization and imported modes of policing, censorship, identity formation, geographical location, and a stirring national...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
... able to overcome their infertility through ARTs, not all women’s lives are improved by these technologies. The Iranian civil law emphasizes that family is a warm and placid institute founded upon the authority of the husband and the father. Motherhood and doing housework are the woman’s responsibility...