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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Hamideh Dorzadeh Hamideh.dorzadeh@dohainstitute.org Iranian Romance in the Digital Age: From Arranged Marriage to White Marriage Janet Afary and Jesilyn Faust , eds. London : Tauris , 2021 249 pages. isbn 9780755639571 . Copyright © 2024 by the Association for Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Nelia Hyndman-Rizk Abstract Amid an enduring political deadlock in Parliament, the first civil marriage contracted in Lebanon in 2013 received significant media coverage in a country where the personal status law of eighteen recognized religious sects governs marriage. This case study examines...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Leila Zonouzi Temporary Marriage in Iran: Gender and Body Politics in Modern Iranian Film and Literature . Claudia Yaghoobi . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2020 . 298 pages. isbn 9781108848473 . Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nadia Maria El Cheikh Marriage and Slavery in Early Islam , Ali Kecia . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 2010 . 262 pages. ISBN 978-0-674-05059-4 . Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2012 102  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  8:2...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to veiling, gender relations, marriage, and sexuality. This paper examines this particular segment of titles in order to determine how they present a set of behaviors, thoughts, and feelings that we would recognize as erotic in nature—that is, pertaining to sexual desire and its expression, romantic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 139–142.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Rebecca Gould Burying the Beloved: Marriage, Realism, and Reform in Modern Iran , Motlagh Amy . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 200 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-7589-2 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 224–226.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Shayna M. Silverstein This study presents Syrian television drama as a multifaceted genre through which writers challenge state rhetoric by critiquing and subverting the gendered relations between Syrian state and society. Drawing on allegories of marriage and sexuality, television writers posit...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 March 2006
... SORAYA TREMAYNE  65 MODERNITY AND EARLY MARRIAGE IN IRAN: A VIEW FROM WITHIN Soraya Tremayne  he past few decades have witnessed important changes in the patterns of Tmarriage in the Middle East and North Africa...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 106–109.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Wilson Chacko Jacob For Better, For Worse: The Marriage Crisis that Made Modern Egypt , Kholoussy Hanan . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2010 . 188 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-6960-0 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 106  mn  JOURNAL...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 11–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Penny Johnson; Lamis Abu Nahleh; Annelies Moors In our comparison of marriage arrangements and wedding celebrations during the first and the second intifada in Palestine, we focus on “political marriages” wherein the political activism and affiliation of the marital partners are of considerable...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 58–79.
Published: 01 July 2013
... (UN)HOLY ALLIANCES MARRIAGE, FAITH, AND POLITICS IN LEILA ABOULELA’S THE TRANSLATOR Shirin Edwin mn ABSTRACT This article examines the tenor of Islamic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 419–421.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mary Ann Fay Modernizing Marriage: Family, Ideology, and Law in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Egypt . Cuno Kenneth M. . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2015 . 305 pages. isbn 978081563392 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 195–215.
Published: 01 July 2022
... within the community, the article shows that nationalist and religious discourses produced by the historical contexts respectively stimulated (semi)arranged in-group marriages in the 1990s and self-initiated exogamous marriages as of the early 2000s. Among the group, Islam has become the primary form...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Attiya Ahmad Abstract In recent years marriages among Muslims of different ethnonational backgrounds have developed in the Gulf region. While proponents of these “Muslim marriages” depict them as transnational alternatives to ethnonational forms of affinity and belonging, as I discuss...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of marriage. In divorces based on forced or premature consummation, colonial medical and legal discourses that infantilized Muslim women and criminalized Muslim men created new pathways for women to escape abusive marriages. Conversely, women’s divorce suits based on nonconsummation were weakened by French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... adolescence as marriage and entry into adulthood was delayed, in part due to the high cost of marriage. Yet, at the same time, these commonly shared grievances facilitated weak ties linking diverse constituencies together, as creative leaders built a “movement of movements.” The April 6 movement, and Kefaya...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 157–178.
Published: 01 July 2019
... is threefold. In addition to embracing the multiple subjectivity of the interlocutors, it moves beyond the standard political-economic approach that generally informs marriage studies in the Middle East and dismantles monolithic perceptions of Middle Eastern kin networks. Copyright © 2019 by the Association...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 264–282.
Published: 01 November 2020
... narratives describing marital practices: bride price, divorce, polygyny, and early marriage. The article confronts the discourse of Ghagar and non-Ghagar about the position of women within Ghagar communities. It hypothesizes that representations of gender specificities among Ghagar communities may...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 2–30.
Published: 01 March 2016
... married to Muslim men and mothers of Muslim children. The archives document women who appeared in the sharia court seeking either to remain tied to their religious communities by resisting conversion or to escape unwanted marriages through conversion to Islam. Particular to Aleppo’s courts were Armenian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... as indeterminate or complex, even when assigning them a “provisional” legal sex. Premodern Islamic experts largely understood intersex as ambiguous and mutable when addressing inheritance, prayer, burial, dress, travel, and marriage. Muhammad al-Shaybani, one of the progenitors of the Hanafi school, ruled...