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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 119–120.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Rana Sharif Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 RANA SHARIF  119 BRIEF COMMUNICATION  Duke–UNC–JMEWS Conference: Marketing Muslim Women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Mona Russell This paper examines the development of advertising for soap and clothing in Egypt between the late nineteenth century and 1936, when women’s bodies evolved from non-representation to mobilized political figures to highly sexualized objects used to market commodities. In many respects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
... content that meets the needs of modesty and fashion in a context where Muslim women’s dress is accorded hypervisibility by majoritarian cultures. The study raises questions about the relationship between marketability, fashion, and piety in the ongoing development of faith-based consumer cultures...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 118–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
... theoretical interventions on topics such as geopolitics, dialectics, and the state of exception. Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 118  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 6:3 BETWEEN FASHION AND TESETTÜR: Marketing and Consuming...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 149–182.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Marilyn Booth This essay considers the recent production of texts in English that construct and rely on repeated and homogenized images of Muslim women, focusing on a translated text but arguing for its contextualization within the market of popular memoir. Taking the translation of Rajaa Alsanea’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 135–151.
Published: 01 July 2014
... and family life, a search for stable work, and an intention to take advantage of a discovered market niche were identified as main motivators. The major difficulties faced by these entrepreneurs were insufficient financial resources and access to external financing. The findings help explain regional...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 183–187.
Published: 01 November 2010
... on CNN and the BBC and I believe in free choice, di- versity, pluralism, multiculturalism Are you against free choice?” I laughed and said, “Yes, and against free market too!” That same day in the Gezira Club I met a young Egyptian woman. She had full postmodern makeup...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 2000; Tuğal 2002; 2009; Kuran 2004; Adas 2006). A new market for commodi- ties, media, advertising, businesses, and consumer segments identified as “Islamic” has helped in the creation of a new culture industry.2 While by no means uniform, this Islamic culture industry is increasingly cen- tral...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 275–283.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Rima Dunn; Adam George Dunn Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Some Islamic countries, such as Saudi Arabia and Iran, prohibit sales of the Barbie doll, because she promotes “degenerate values,” leaving them to the black market. The Saudi religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 July 2017
... dense volume that appeals to a large audience, from cultural studies scholars, humanities scholars, and social scientists to marketing specialists and individuals in the fashion industry. The book is an example of transnational and transmedia ethnography at its best, as it moves between countries and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
... presented were coming from the perspective of what Ellen Meiskins-Wood calls “Democracy as Ideology of Empire.” This approach allows for war and imperialism to be justified by the prin- ciples of freedom, equality, and universal human dignity. Here, “democ- racy” is synonymous with “free market...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
... society” (33); the participation of the 1990s generation of designers in globally connected fashion events; how Moroccan designers took advantage of the evolution of lifestyle media from print to cyberspace; the construction of “traditional” Moroccan fashion for new markets; and, finally, the creation of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 246–251.
Published: 01 July 2018
... activists rather than film critics spearheaded discussion of the film. Several Jordanian members of parliament urged the government to ban it, describing the film as an attempt to “politically and culturally penetrate Jordanian markets” with an actor who had “expressed her hatred and loathing of Arabs and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 71–97.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the focus. Within the last decade, bold entrepre- neurs hoping to profit, most clearly through increased consumerism and commodification, have carved a niche into this market in parallel with escalating rates of travel and tourism. The first section of this article begins by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 227–229.
Published: 01 July 2015
... free market policies of Chadli Bendjedid opened the door to contestation from the Front Islamist du Salut, though the Islamist party did not address or contest the structural adjustment policies, given that they “oppose[d] state intervention and regulation and nationalization and generally side[d] with...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
...-Wood calls “Democracy as Ideology of Empire.” This approach allows for war and imperialism to be justified by the prin- ciples of freedom, equality, and universal human dignity. Here, “democ- racy” is synonymous with “free market.” According to this logic, as long as the “market” is open to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2009
... enduring tribal confl icts—is fertile ground for the capitalist imagination: emancipation from the ELLEN McLARNEY  3 stranglehold of communist ideology on local and regional markets, emancipation from an oppressive religious regime...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2015
... women’s participation in the workforce has negatively affected the patriarchal nature of the family in Turkey and that global capitalism has deepened women’s exploitation. The chapter addresses the invisibility of domestic labor, women’s low-paid insecure employment, and inequalities in the labor market...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 143–146.
Published: 01 July 2006
... labor market. The authors use the Duncan’s index of segregation (1995) to reach the conclusion that due to cultural factors, the MENA has the highest gender segregation, which continues to rise. The third chapter investigates “what factors may be facilitating or impeding fertility declines and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2008
...] elaboration of social imaginaries” (xxiii), all of which occur at the interstices of global dynamics and institutions such as transnational migration, international markets, and humanitarian intervention. Th e fi ve substantive chapters delve into a variety of topics loosely connected by the...