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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Amina Jamal Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject , Mahmood Saba . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2004 . Pp. xvi, 233 . ISBN 9780691086958 . An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon , Deeb Lara . Princeton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 58–79.
Published: 01 July 2013
... societies, religions, and cultures, I argue that the novel is equally, if not more, about the spiritual faith of an ordinary Muslim woman grappling with emotional and psychological grief. Using several recent theories on Islamic feminism, including Saba Mahmood’s conceptualization of feminism beyond the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Mariam must also deal with her liberal father, who opposes the hijab because of his own internalization of Islamophobic narratives that have become widespread in France. Engaging with feminist and cultural studies by such scholars as Saba Mahmood, Mohja Kahf, Lila Abu-Lughod, and Sara Ahmed, this article...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 256–264.
Published: 01 July 2021
... ). Rather than take up questions of agency, as Saba Mahmood’s seminal work Politics of Piety did, Sylvia Chan-Malik’s Being Muslim charts an “insurgent genealogy” of Islamic commitments in the face of colonial racisms, as protest or liberation theology. In so doing, her work moves beyond questions of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 416–418.
Published: 01 November 2016
... : University of Chicago Press . Mahmood Saba . 2006 . The Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . That said, Elliott’s candor and willingness to write her own assertive personality into the text add to the book’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2017
... have accommodated women’s changing roles, even if on temporary bases. Interestingly, women activists’ work does focus on women’s autonomy and choice, despite clear rejections in all cases to any feminist frameworks, placing Ben Shitrit’s subjects in line with Saba Mahmood’s ( 2005 ) research on the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2012
... subjectivity. Here, Ahmed might have been helped by Saba Mahmood’s Politics and Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject (Princeton University Press, 2005), an analysis of the veil as an aspect of women’s embodied subjectiv- ity. Mahmood’s empirical work on women’s pietistic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 373–376.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Orientalisms and racial orders and their continuities in and ruptures from a contemporary landscape of civilizational discourses and gendered racialization of religiosities and regions around the world. In doing so, they produce significant archives of how liberal discourse, and what Mahmood Mamdani ( 2004...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 November 2015
... society. In contrast to Saba Mahmood’s arguments, Ghannam notes that piety is not central to being considered a “real man” and rarely allows men to transcend class. Suad Joseph’s emphasis on the subordination of sister to elder brother neglects the extent to which men depend on sisters to protect, provide...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 362–364.
Published: 01 November 2015
... after one’s activist commitment has ended. Nikzad Zangeneh on behalf of the Bidarzani Collective March 6, 2015 1. The Iranian legislative branch introduced the family protection bill. After the executive branch approved it in 2007 under the presidency of Mahmood Ahmadinejad, the bill...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 125–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Quran and also mentioned in various hadiths, in Turkey it is the private home, not the mosque, that is considered the space of ethical cultivation for women. 1 Contrary to Saba Mahmood’s seminal work on women’s mosque movements, women’s mobilization and activism in Turkey seldom finds expression in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
... interest among feminist scholars in the work of women within such movements.1 The puzzle for feminists has been the participation of women in efforts that seem to limit wom- en’s freedom and equality. Why do women support agendas that appear to contradict their interests? Saba Mahmood’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Jane Bristol-Rhys book reviews  mn  161 over time. Reading the volume in companion with works by Fida Adely, Nadine Naber, and Saba Mahmood that specifically deconstruct gender and agency as political categories would heighten a critical and needed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 105–107.
Published: 01 November 2006
... these polarizations ignore the com- plex, evolving dialogue about gender equality in a vigorous civil society” (107). Saba Mahmood’s essay aptly follows and illuminates, in part, the diffi culties experienced by single women viewed as past or near marriage age by describing fi eldwork...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 111–113.
Published: 01 July 2013
... York University Press, 2011. 191 pages. ISBN 978-0-8147-7303. Laura Bier, Georgia Institute of Technology After the publication and reception of Saba Mahmood’s pathbreaking work, The Politics of Piety (Princeton University Press, 2005), one might be forgiven...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
... authorities in Iran, see Künkler and Fazaeli 2012 and Rutner 2015 . As Mahmood ( 2012 , 53–55) says of women’s participation in Egypt’s mosque movement, and as Alex Shams ( 2016 ) discusses with regard to Iran, dramatic increases in women’s literacy and higher education also contribute to this trend...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2019
... . Lalami Laila . 2011b . “ Writing Muslims .” Religion and Literature 43 , no. 1 : 144 – 48 . Lalami Laila . 2012 . “ Revolution in the Arab World .” Guardian , January 13 . www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/jan/13/arab-spring-one-year-on . Mahmood Saba . 2005 . Politics of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 158–161.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., Nadine Naber, and Saba Mahmood that specifically deconstruct gender and agency as political categories would heighten a critical and needed dialogue about Gulf histories and the contributions of women to them. Islamic Feminism in Kuwait: The Politics and Paradoxes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 128–131.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., ordinary Muslims, homosexuals, prostitutes, poor women, peasants, and others, who become the main targets of the delegitimating, reforming, or disciplinary practices of what Deeb has termed “authenticated” Islam or what Mahmood has described as “cultivation of virtue.” Th is begs...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
... aspirations. References Hafez Sherine . 2011 . An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women’s Islamic Movements . New York : New York University Press . Mahmood Saba . 2005 . Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject . Princeton, NJ...