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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 108–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Joan W. Scott Do Muslim Women Need Saving? Abu-Lughod Lila Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2013 324 pages. isbn 978-0-674-72516-4 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In 2002, when the invasion of Afghanistan was under way and...
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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 July 2011) 7 (2): 129.
Published: 01 July 2011
... and transformed by the lives of so many surviving women and men former prisoners. To them I remain indebted as long as I live. My heartfelt thanks go to Shahrzad Mojab for inviting me to submit my essay to this special issue. I am extremely grate- ful also to Lila Abu-Lughod, Stefania Pandolfo...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 416–418.
Published: 01 November 2016
... normative assumptions about who wields power and who can exercise rights, and regional scholars focused on gender, including Lila Abu-Lughod ( 1990 , 2013 ), Fida Adely ( 2009 , 2012 ), and Saba Mahmood ( 2006 ), interrogate the assumptions that render some women “empowered” and others not. Katja Zvan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... into her novel about Fatima, the young daughter of a Bedouin lord. In a carefully contextualized manner, she also incorporates Bedouin poems and stories into the narrative, along with references to popular belief in spirits and spirit possession. Anthropologists such as Lila Abu-Lughod and Steve Caton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 145–146.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 CONTRIBUTORS  145 contributors  Lila Abu-Lughod is Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Sci- ence at Columbia...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 486–488.
Published: 01 November 2017
... , and other outlets) reveals a constant pattern of representing Muslim women as “needing saving” (Joseph and D’Harlingue 2012 ; Joseph, D’Harlingue, and Wong 2008 ). Lila Abu-Lughod’s ( 2013 ) critique, Do Muslim Women Need Saving? , brilliantly puts a lie to that representation. As Jon Finer and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2008
... industrializing societies had been present in the Middle East CHARLOTTE WEBER  99 since at least the early 1900s (Baron 1994; Abu-Lughod 1998; Kandiyoti 1998; Najmabadi 1998; Shakry 1998). Women’s magazines in Egypt, Syria, and elsewhere repeated the advice found...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 105–107.
Published: 01 November 2006
... book is clearly an accurate refl ection of the massive undertaking of such a project. Contributor Lila Abu-Lughod discusses women’s views about the participation of Muslim women in the media in her essay, “On- and Off - Camera in Egyptian Soap Operas: Women, Television, and the Public Sphere...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 July 2012
... harem, the veil, polygyny, and Islam; the secular West is obsessed with the Muslim world; the religious West is obsessed with Islam and, more recently, with the idea that Arab women are dangerous and threatening suicide bombers and terrorists. As Lila Abu-Lughod (2002) eloquently...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Abu-Lughod ( 1986 , 10) argues that women participate in “two contradictory discourses”—a discourse of everyday conversation and a discourse of personal sentiments recited through short songs called ghinawwa . Following this model, I contrast the choreographic discourse of dance through the case...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., with nearly half of all medical ethnographies devoted to gender and reproduction (see Table 1). However, it has not always been this way. In her seminal essay, “Zones of Theory in the Anthropology of the Arab World,” Lila Abu- Lughod (1989), the first winner of this Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2006
... narratives (gossip, oaths) that Sadiqi includes and ana- lyzes. Through women’s creative use of speech genres, she asserts, their resistance to oppression emerges, as does their ability to create status among their peers and family members. This chapter recalls the work of Abu-Lughod (1986...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 147–151.
Published: 01 November 2005
... confl ict between tradition and modernity and ancient identities, make frequent appearances. Th e infl ections of Western emancipatory feminist politics that understand Muslims as “sexually repressed” and Muslim women as in-need-of-saving (Abu-Lughod 2002) also materialize on several...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 1 2  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:3 through commodities and consumption practices (Abu-Lughod 1995; 2005; Öncü 1995; Saktanber 1997; 2002; Bilici 1999; Göle 1999; 2002; Fealy and White 2008; Fischer 2008; Pink 2009). Muslims identify as such and connect with one...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
...). A robust body of scholarship seeks to uncover how women take on active roles in social and communal life in ways that frequently remain hegemonically inaudible or invisible (e.g., Abu-Lughod 1999 ; Ahmed 2006 ; Seremetakis 1991 ). In a similar vein, Cihan Ahmetbeyzade ( 2007 , 167–78) has studied...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
... social closeness, the family, particularly the nucleus of parents and their children. Historical and anthropological research shows that the Egyptian elite has actively promoted a specific model of intimacy based around companionate marriage since the end of the nineteenth century (Abu-Lughod 1998 ; El...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 133–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Sufi shrine, important gendered ethnographies have been published by Abu Zahra (1998), Abu-Lughod (1986), Beeman (2001), Hegland (1998), Pinault (1998; 2001), D’Souza (1998), and Schubel (1993). Th e Female Voice in Sufi Ritual iiss basedbased uuponpon fi eeldld researchresearch con...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Fine Arts at UCSB, provided funding for a new initiative, the JMEWS Distinguished Lecture Series. Beginning in 2008, JMEWS launched an annual distinguished lecturership, with anthropologists Lila Abu-Lughod (Columbia University, 2008), Susan Slyomovics (UCLA, 2009), and Suad Joseph...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 6–30.
Published: 01 March 2008