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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Shahla Talebi This paper journeys along the theoretical and historical trajectories of the early stage of post-revolutionary Iran, marked by an external war with Iraq and internal political suppression. Specifically, it grapples with the intricacies of loss, mourning, and survival in the meanders...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... the mid-nineteenth century. Efforts to control the disease were complicated by a lack of effective treatment until the 1910s, inadequate investment in health care, disparate agendas at the provincial and imperial level, and resistance to treatment by men who feared loss of status and jobs...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Karin Mlodoch This article focuses on Kurdish women in Iraq who survived the Iraqi army’s Anfal operations against the Kurdish areas in 1988. It investigates Iraqi Kurdish women’s psychosocial situation and strategies for coping with violence and loss in the aftermath of the Anfal operations. These...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 November 2017
... factories or as domestic servants, violated classed and gendered notions of respectability. Theft offered the possibility of material gain without great loss in status if one were captured, since poor and working-class women who lived in Egypt’s growing cities between the two world wars already had...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., meanwhile, fear the loss of religious autonomy, the transformation of self-identification in Lebanon from sect to nation, and the destabilization of the confessional system. To date, civil marriage reform has been incremental, given clerical and social opposition, but the winds of change are blowing as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 344–366.
Published: 01 November 2019
... maintain established gender paradigms. They simultaneously emphasize the positive aspects of modernization and express concern about a loss of traditional values. A number of significant trends emerged among the women interviewed. First, they expressed satisfaction with and a desire to maintain...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 129.
Published: 01 July 2011
... ERRATA mn  129 errata mn The following acknowledgments were inadvertently omitted from Shahla Talebi’s piece, “Who is Behind the Name? A Story of Violence, Loss, and Melancholic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2017
... sandbags. The art may solicit an initial chuckle from the spectator given the absurdity of the scene. But ultimately the work compels the grave realization of the subtle yet pervasive presence of violence and loss. Dashti’s photographs playfully challenge borders and bordering: between Iran and Iraq, the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 244–246.
Published: 01 July 2019
... in the current moment. Unpacking social, political, and economic issues within the context of war is one way artists can resist one of the most personal and long-lasting impacts of war, the loss of a civil society and a social justice structure. Discourses on women’s rights, political and economic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
... mother’s warnings lets her hair loose and runs on the beach barefoot. “Shadow Puppets” portrays women’s sexuality against the backdrop of the sea and a lost youthful marriage. Similarly, in Telmissany’s Dunyazad, we read about a woman’s journey of pain aft er the loss of her child. An...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2013
... leisure activities rather than paid employment. The grandmothers of the older generation likewise lament a loss of community and traditions, worrying that their granddaughters lack knowledge and understanding of the past. Young Emiratis, Bristol-Rhys tells us, view the pre-oil period as a “black...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 193–197.
Published: 01 November 2009
... erent sectarian and regional backgrounds, but they are viscerally brought together as victims of the same madness engulfi ng their country and their apart- ment building. Lilian, Maha, Warda, and Camilia in turn narrate their stories of love, loss, searching, and survival. Each chapter of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 July 2015
... are depicted as weak in their families. Joubin relies on plot summaries to demonstrate that this period of miniseries projects the family as a microcosm of the state. “Embattled masculinity” on the home front is symbolic of the loss of land to Israel in 1967, economic malaise, and political corruption...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2019
... part of a collective effort to manage the trauma and loss of political violence, as well as the socially fragmenting effects of modernization. Taking Prozak can also indicate an embodied aspiration toward Western modernity’s liberal individualism, rooted in biomedical accounts of mental illness...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 232–234.
Published: 01 July 2019
... family’s history—potentially no more than “a portable shrine for those taboo memories” (128). As Shohat’s more recent work seems to prepare for a personal loss that may not be recovered, unanswered questions emerge for the reader: Is this revolutionary nostalgia or a reluctant eulogy? How can this form of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 377–382.
Published: 01 November 2019
... are effectively excluded from the “standing language” through which loss and suffering are acknowledged in contemporary Palestine. Standing language , a term borrowed from Ludwig Wittgenstein, designates what kinds of suffering can be put into words and acknowledged within the limits of agreement...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 122–124.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Roberta Micallef 122  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES series of narratives and dreams. Although Telmissany’s novel centers on the mother and Dunyazad, the family as a whole is aff ected by the loss. Th e novel also depicts the husband’s feelings about the tragedy, as he...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 117–123.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., I felt a loss of agency. A resignation and submission that made me somehow feel domesticated, comfortable and … familiar. The results of looking at my body through a computer screen were cathartic. She became a surface to dissect and divide and analyze. She needed to be sectioned and the sections...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 363–381.
Published: 01 November 2016
...), Guber volunteered for the British Army’s Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), where she served between 1940 and 1942 along with other Jewish women soldiers. After the loss of her sons, she published two commemorative books: Sefer Ha’ahim ( The Book of Brothers ) (Barash 1958 ) and Im Habanim ( With...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
... well as historical period that all but five of the 18 speakers had lost close family members through war—husband, children, parents, brothers. In several cases losses were multiple. Until the second Intifada in the Oc- cupied Territories, Palestinian losses had been nowhere higher than in Lebanon...