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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Iraqi literary production revealed the limits of representation of the masculine imagination. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 prostitution literature gender Like the modernist tradition in Europe, literary innovation in Iraq and the Arab world was...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 As Nicola Pratt...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 March 2017
... privileged place in the hegemonic constructions of masculinity and national identity. On the coup night, low flying military jets terrorized urban centers and the air force targeted the parliament and progovernment security forces, while unarmed civilians confronted and were killed by military troops and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 July 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 the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 119–122.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nadia Guessous Working Out Egypt: Effendi Masculinity and Subject Formation in Colonial Modernity, 1870–1940 , Jacob Wilson Chacko . Durham; London : Duke University Press , 2011 . 440 pages. ISBN: 978-0-8223-4674-6 . Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 November 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 and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 252–254.
Published: 01 July 2018
... 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 (1 November 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 (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
... as soldiers and fighters often temporarily expanded spaces for women’s participation in the Iraqi public sphere (Efrati 1999 , 28, 30–32; Rohde 2010 , 86–91), militarism and militarist discourse before and since 2003 have reinforced gender polarity and heroic forms of masculinity, marginalizing and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 244–264.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Haktan Ural; Fatma Umut Beşpınar Abstract This article examines how gay men engage with masculine respectability in urban Turkey. Our analysis of twenty-four in-depth interviews in Ankara shows that gay men’s self-presentation generally conforms to the expectations of masculine appearance and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 117–120.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Khaled Al-Masri Masculine Identity in the Fiction of the Arab East since 1967 , Aghacy Samira . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2009 . 232 pages. ISBN 978-0-8156-3237-5 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 November 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 (1 March 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 (1 July 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...