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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of this gate-keeping activity to the stigma of infertility and related treatments. At the societal level, the state’s role acquires heightened significance, owing to the marginalized minority status of Palestinian men in both countries. Our comparison reveals two contrasting situations: In Lebanon, the high...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 416–422.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in Laleli and Secret , both shot and produced in Turkey, and problematizes the silence that these two cultural productions perpetuate in relation to revirginization despite their focus on this issue. Instead of providing ground on which revirginization can be spoken of, these movies further marginalize...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Gabrielle Printz America’s Arab Refugees: Vulnerability and Health on the Margins . Marcia C. Inhorn Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2018 . 256 pages. isbn 9780804786393 . Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 Inside...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Sara Smith Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 When pushed to the margins and borders of the nation and state, do women produce new forms of political engagement? How does embodied life trouble borders and margins? This issue brings together cogent...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
.... Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 8  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES THE CENTRALITY AND MARGINALIZATION OF WOMEN IN THE POLITICAL DISCOURSE OF ARAB NATIONALISTS AND ISLAMISTS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Studies 2017 ethnography women poetry imagination marginality Anthropologists have for several decades discussed approaches toward gleaning ethnographic insights from fiction (Arebi 1994 ; Friedrich 1996 , 2003 ; Herzfeld 1997 ; Lyons 2003 ; Phillips 1987 ). Discussions on the topic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 220–239.
Published: 01 July 2021
... and to a rearticulation of the movement even as their works are viewed as marginal. Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 compulsory veiling Iran literature cyberactivism public spaces Over the past forty years Iranian women have continued asserting themselves in public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 75–98.
Published: 01 November 2007
... to the empowerment of some women while marginalizing others and violating their rights. Re-veiling has served as an impetus for the politicization of Iranian women, and they continue to contest the social meaning of the veil and protest its imposition. Ashraf Zahedi is a sociologist and an affiliated scholar...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Pardis Mahdavi Since the Iranian revolution of 1979, women have experienced increasingly marginalized status in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI). Despite the fact that rates of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) are rising in Iran, especially among heterosexual women, changing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Stacey Philbrick Yadav The gradual but marked Islamization of the public in Yemen since unification in 1990 is often treated as a dynamic that marginalizes women and limits their opportunities for political activism. By retheorizing the spatial features of public activism, however, this article...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2010
..., Syrian-Lebanese men have joined with non-Middle Eastern women in reinforcing their respective ties to the belly dance phenomenon. These moves across gender and ethnic lines, I argue, not only reveal Syrian-Lebanese men’s complicity in the marginalization of Arab women through the belly dance, but in so...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... that emphasized secular, urban, and middle-class notions of domesticity and respectability. The literary prostitute was a marginal figure used to envision a new era of women’s rights through her exclusion and excision from the imagined national future. The instrumentalization of the figure of the prostitute...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to appear civilized before the world and to simultaneously marginalize its politicized New Women. Advertising facilitated this goal by turning New Women into consuming “girls” at a time when elite women were transitioning from private to public commerce. Mona Russell is Assistant Professor of History...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 72–95.
Published: 01 March 2023
... that the benefits of representing marginalized groups may not always outweigh their related harms. Ultimately, a methodology of “productive disengagement” is advanced for researchers who seek to forego representation rather than pursue it. References Abraham Ibrahim . 2009 . “ ‘Out to Get Us’: Queer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 347–349.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Banu Gökarıksel Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 The focus of this issue is the gender and sexuality of borders and margins. Borders and margins are productive spaces to examine both the power and contingency of normative gender and sexual ideals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 264–282.
Published: 01 November 2020
... York : Routledge . Crenshaw Kimberlé . 1991 . “ Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color .” Stanford Law Review 43 , no. 6 : 1241 – 99 . Daković Nevena . 2010 . “ Love, Magic, and Life: Gypsies in Yugoslav Cinema...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the past fifteen years. In this paper, I argue that this marginalization is a direct conse- quence of Israeli state policies that hinder Palestinian women’s access to the paid labor force, while the massive confiscation of their land re- moves the possibility of continuing their traditional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 451–452.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of girlhood and womanhood and occupying the margins of both. In the series, the photographs portray the very different worlds girls construct for themselves—the similarities are powerful in the girls’ poses, facial expressions, and postures. But the differences among them are also captivating...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
... around women’s dress production for national identity in postcolonial contexts. Although Jansen does not highlight the influence of Islam as a thread throughout generations of Moroccan fashion, I believe that the marginalization of “Muslim fashion” by Moroccan fashion elites as “not Moroccan” (13...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2014
... allows one to question the inclusion and exclusion in the canon of literature and to understand better why some voices have been marginalized because they did not fit the ideology of the dominant culture. Elsadda, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cairo...