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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
...: Mobilizations, Frameworks of Action, Knowledge , edited by Ioana Cirstocea, Delphine Lacombe, and Elisabeth Marteu, forthcoming (first published in French in 2018), and Amélie Le Renard, “Le double discours des medias français sur les femmes saoudiennes,” Orient XXI , June 1, 2018, orientxxi.info/magazine/le...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 337–358.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Ozum Yesiltas Abstract This study critically analyzes representations of Kurdish women fighters in US mainstream media from January 2014 to December 2018. The article argues that the narrative articulated through the presentation of Kurdish women in the US media as “badass” soldiers fighting...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 145–148.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Maisa Taha Arab Women in Arab News: Old Stereotypes and New Media , Al-Malki Amal Kaufer David Ishizaki Suguru Dreher Kira . Doha : Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing , 2012 . 466 pages. ISBN 978-9-9921-7911-6 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 107–109.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Christa Salamandra Women and the Media in the Middle East: Power through Self-Expression , Sakr Naomi , editor. London : I. B. Tauris , 2004 . viii + 248 pp. including chapter notes, bibliography and index. £45.00 hardback, £15.99 paperback. Copyright © 2006 Association...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Reina Lewis Recently developed to serve the consumption needs of an emergent Islamic bourgeoisie, English-language Muslim lifestyle media depart from previous community media by including fashion as an integral part of the genre. Creating fashion editorial brings lifestyle publications up against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11176417.
Published: 18 April 2024
...Miriyam Aouragh M.Aouragh@westminster.ac.uk Women’s Activism and New Media in the Arab World . Ahmed K. Al-Rawi . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2020 . xiv + 152 pages. isbn 9781438478661. Copyright © 2024 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 1. Iranian postage stamp issued for Nurses’ Day, 1966. Courtesy of Amos Media Co., Scott catalogs, www.scottonline.com . More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Serkan Gorkemli This article focuses on the Internet as a “digital closet” in the context of Turkish lesbian and gay activism in the 1990s and early 2000s. In its analysis of media and sexual discourse, the article first discusses traditional media, such as the printing press and television. While...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Ellen McLarney In the months leading up to 9/11 and in its immediate aftermath, the media demonized the burqa as “Afghanistan’s veil of terror,” a tool of extremists and the epitome of political and sexual repression. Around the time of Afghanistan’s presidential and parliamentary elections in 2004...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 264–282.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Alexandra Parrs Abstract This article reflects on gender relations among Egyptian Dom/Ghagar. It is based on an examination of the representations of Dom women by European Orientalists in Egyptian movies, Egyptian media, and ethnographic research among Dom communities in Egypt, particularly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sima Shakhsari In this essay, I argue that during the post-September 11 th “war on terror,” the Iranian homosexual became transferred from the position of the abject to the representable subject in transnational political realms. This shift involves Iranian opposition groups, transnational media...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 306–322.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Edith Szanto Abstract During the onslaught of the Islamic caliphate on Kobanî, Syria, media outlets across the globe broadcast pictures of brave and often unveiled Kurdish women fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), a quintessentially male force of destruction. The images...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of the piously dressed woman. Simultaneously a consumer and a sign of piety, modest yet attractive, she seems to blur assumptions about the boundaries between image and substance, and in so doing generates anxiety. A booming Islamic fashion industry and Islamic fashion media traffic in this space, turning virtue...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 144–164.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Gi Yeon Koo Abstract This study explores the Korean Wave and fandom in the Islamic Republic of Iran. It follows Iranian women’s consumption of Korean popular culture in the context of their general pop-culture consumption patterns and how they create a fan culture through social media and pop...
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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 (2023) 19 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 July 2023
... and as part of their political expediency. It uses quantitative and qualitative methods to track the progression of the roles of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s wife, Suzanne Mubarak, and the manifestations of these roles in the state media throughout Mubarak’s rule (1981–2011). The frame analysis...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
... media’s antiswearing campaigns and policies, ostensibly to uphold fair play, miss how fans gender fairness by referring to the masculine ideal of the crazy/hot-blooded young man ( delikanlı ). In keeping with theorization on “ordinary ethics” in anthropology, this analysis illuminates how fairness...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and caesarean birth. The critical discourse and frame analysis, based on online speeches and media articles of these actors from November 2002 through 2014, reveal a remarkable diversity both in the interpretation of Islamic teachings and in a group of actors with similar ideological orientation. The article...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Farzaneh Hemmasi Abstract This article explores the media controversy surrounding the victory of Ermia, a veiled female vocalist, on the 2013 expatriate Iranian talent competition Googoosh Music Academy (GMA). A historically and ethnographically informed “ethnotextual” analysis of a selection...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of its 1996 version, in which the state declared its “determination to abide by the universally recognised human rights.” However, while the state is often hailed in the international forums and media as a true trendsetter in the realm of women’s rights in the Middle East and North Africa region...