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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Çimen Günay-Erkol cimen.gunay@ozyegin.edu.tr Constructions of Masculinity in the Middle East and North Africa: Literature, Film, and National Discourse . Mohja Kaf and Nadine Sinno , eds. Cairo : American University in Cairo Press , 2021 . xv + 338 pages. isbn 9789774169755...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 197–219.
Published: 01 July 2021
..., selected films, literature, and choreography, this essay argues that the discussed works dislodge dabke from its feminized association with authenticity, folk culture, and nationhood to instead represent dabke as a form of hegemonic masculinity that perpetuates sovereignty, patriarchy, and autocracy...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in Iraqi literary production revealed the limits of representation of the masculine imagination. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 3. Orit Bashkin ( 2008 : 67–68) attributes this contradiction to the ways the Iraqi Left framed its arguments against colonialism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 258–260.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Sarah Irving Agency and Gender in Gaza: Masculinity, Femininity, and Family during the Second Intifada . Muhanna Aitemad . Farnham : Ashgate , 2013 . 222 pages. isbn 9781409454533 In analyzing the complexities of her interlocutors’ accounts of their lives and desires...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Reasons for this surgery are examined, including physician avarice, masculinity expectations within homosocially competitive fertility regimes, and husbands' desires to share the burden of reproductive suffering with beloved wives. It is argued that within the Middle East, men as well as women are heavily...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Paul Amar This article examines how everyday theories of masculinity and vernacular discourses of “masculinities in crisis” play crucial roles in misrecognizing, racializing, moralistically-depoliticizing, and class-displacing emergent social forces in the Middle East. Public discourses...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Sune Haugbolle This article discusses how militiamen who fought in the Lebanese civil war (1975–1990) have been represented in Lebanese cultural production and how these militiamen relate to public discourse on masculinity and culpability in the postwar period. Through an analysis of interviews...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 450–452.
Published: 01 November 2016
... with masculinity have existed since the 1970s (Al-Saadawi 1973 ; Tarabishi 1997 ), Arabizing the term masculinity continues to pose challenges. Masculinity is traditionally translated as a singular noun rujula (manliness) to differentiate it from dhukura (maleness). According to the Dictionary...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 60–80.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Sarah A. Kaiksow This paper explores imperial masculinity from the perspective of a British soldier who fought against the Dhofar revolution from 1968 to 1970 while serving in the British-led Army of the Sultan of Oman. Previous writings on masculinity in the context of empire have largely focused...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli; Marcia C. Inhorn Male infertility, which contributes to roughly 60–70% of infertility cases in the Middle East, is especially agonizing in this region, where fatherhood is crucial to achieving masculine adulthood and community standing. In this paper, we compare...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 119–122.
Published: 01 July 2012
... that emanate from such a vision requires the kind of historical understanding Ahmed offers us in this timely and engaging book. Working Out Egypt: Effendi Masculinity and Subject Formation in Colonial Modernity, 1870-1940 Wilson Chacko Jacob. Durham; London: Duke University Press, 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Salih Can Açıksöz References Açıksöz Salih Can . 2012 . “ Sacrificial Limbs of Sovereignty: Disabled Veterans, Masculinity, and Nationalist Politics in Turkey .” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 26 , no. 1 : 4 – 25 . Altınay Ayşe Gül . 2004 . The Myth of the Military...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 216–218.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Katja Žvan Elliott The dehumanization of women is further explored in the chapter on the negated intellect. Glacier argues that to reproduce a masculine order, girls have to be beaten into docility and servility (88). The aim of such “education by fear,” she unapologetically states...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., and adultery. Sociocultural norms entitle men to even more privileges, including freer mobility and more autonomy in their premarital sexual lives, provided these sexual encounters are defined as masculine and heteronormative. However, men with nonnormative sexual orientations or practices, such as gays...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 131–133.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Annemarie van Geel A Most Masculine State: Gender, Politics, and Religion in Saudi Arabia , Al-Rasheed Madawi . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2013 . 333 pages. ISBN 978-0-521-12252-8 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 323–342.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mariz Tadros Abstract This article examines incidents of politically motivated sexual violence against men in protest spaces at a distinct juncture in Egypt’s history, after the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak (2011–13). The article examines the reified conceptions of masculinities in relation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 July 2016
... a “third space” that forms and transforms young men’s alternative sexual subject positions. My conversations with young men revealed that in this third space the male body comes to terms with a new form of masculinity and male sexual pleasure that destabilizes both heteronormativity and homosexuality. I...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 124–128.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., entitled The Rise of the Commando Cop: Militarizing Global Police Cultures and Gendering the Force of Law . Islamic Masculinities , Ouzgane Lahoucine , ed. London : Zed Books , 2006 . 248 pages. ISBN 978-1-84277-275-1 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
... commander published in Kurdistan with the biographical interview of a lower-ranking peshmerga conducted by myself for “Western” academic purpose. In so doing, the article highlights differences in dealing with the experience of defeat and harmed masculinity, which result from the situatedness of memory...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 119–121.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Suad Joseph The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East , Inhorn Marcia C. . Princeton; Oxford : Princeton University Press . 404 pages. ISBN 978-0-691-14889-2 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013...