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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 283–305.
Published: 01 November 2015
... focus on the impact of European medicine and redefinitions of evidence and expertise. Through case studies drawn from judicial archives and published jurisprudence, this study traces the paradoxical effects of colonial medicalization on Muslim women’s divorce based on forced or failed consummation of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Seçil Yılmaz Abstract Late Ottoman physicians used medical advice literature to impact syphilis transmission and treatment by cultivating men’s rather than women’s hygiene, self-care, and sexual practices. Soldiers and migrant workers were understood to be the main vectors of syphilis beginning in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 31–51.
Published: 01 July 2014
...-sanctioned medico-legal procedures regarding transsexuality as it has shifted from a method of reconciling one’s gender dysphoria to a medical, legal, and religious policing of sexuality. This paper examines the evolution of Khomeini’s original fatwa to argue that the Iranian ulama are manipulating...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Islamic societies often underestimate the nonjudgmental character of legal and medical discourse. Based on analysis of medical, lexicographical, and juridical discourse from the eighth to the eighteenth centuries, this article argues that the dominant strand of this discourse tolerated ambiguity and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
... processes together: trans women’s gender reassignment processes in public hospitals and gay men’s medical examinations to receive exemptions from compulsory military service. In both sites institutional observation and practice are preoccupied with penile penetration as a tool to eliminate and hence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
... East. We very much value your impressive pioneering and important work on medical anthropology, science and reproductive technologies, the anthropology of gender, and religion in the Middle East. Your thick ethnographic accounts of the lives of men and women who struggle with infertility and how they...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 31–57.
Published: 01 November 2008
... in polar opposition over family planning. Egyptian women activists, medical specialists, state officials, and American population experts formed alliances that crossed national boundaries and cut at cross purposes to promote their varied agendas. The main losers in the scramble to establish family...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 318–320.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Medicine and Morality in Egypt is a critical examination of the history of gender, sexuality, and health in Egypt from the premodern era until the early twentieth century. Using legal, medical, and literary sources, Sherry Sayed Gadelrab investigates how religion and science were used to advocate for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 132–133.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 132  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES CONTRIBUTORS  Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli is a medical anthropologist in the Fac- ulty of Welfare and Health...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2015
... occurrences, insanity, or deviance, now entered the legal and medical discourse. Merging Islamic jurisprudence with sexology and psychiatry, Khomeini’s edict had important repercussions on the history and production of modern subjectivity in Iran, on the role of Islam as an epistemological discipline, and on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 384–389.
Published: 01 November 2018
... information and services (Abu Duhou, Al Botmeh, and Alawneh 2015 , 19). However, Article 8 of the Public Health Law passed in 2004 considers abortion medically acceptable only if a pregnancy threatens a woman’s life, a condition that two physicians must certify. The Palestinian Penal Code criminalizes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2008
... Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies from 2003 to 2006. She is past-president of the Society for Medical Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association, and founding editor of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. A medical anthropologist specializing in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Jerusalem, 2007). Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli is a health sociologist at the Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences at the University of Haifa, Israel. Her primary research domain is medical technologies and gender, with a focus on procreative and genetic technologies. Professor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 343–347.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., and human rights. Situated in global health debates, the books share a positive view of IVF as a medical technology that empowers women. Global IVF is controversial because it touches key issues in global feminism, global health equity, global health governance, and human rights. Marcia C...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 219–221.
Published: 01 July 2017
... order” in the late Ottoman period traces how mobility came to constitute not only a medical but also a moral threat. She argues that the spread of syphilis was linked to a class of men considered dangerously mobile: unmoored by mass conscription for the Crimean War, by economic changes leading to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 119–121.
Published: 01 July 2013
...- ogy, Inhorn claims, is unsettling local notions of masculinity, patriarchy, religion, and gender—including some her own earlier notions about Middle Eastern men and patriarchy. A trained medical anthropologist with a distinguished record of research in the Middle East, Inhorn breaks new...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
...-president of the Society for Medical Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association, and founding editor of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies . A medical anthropologist specializing in Middle Eastern gender and health issues, Dr. Inhorn has conducted Fulbright and National Science...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 140–142.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Duke University Press. Inhorn is also the editor or co-editor of nine volumes, including Globalized Fatherhood (Berghahn, 2014), Medical Anthropology at the Intersections: Histories, Activisms, and Futures (Duke University Press, 2012), and Islam and Assisted Re- productive...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of illness, health, birth, and death. Observing the interaction between traditional healing practices and modern clinical practices in light of the processes of globalization allows Önder to draw sound conclusions about cultural constructions of beliefs regarding not only medical...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 123–124.
Published: 01 July 2012
... development.” Sara is also the managing editor of the International Journal of Middle East Studies. Rania Kassab Sweis holds the Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Georgetown University. She is a medical anthropologist who specializes in gender and transnational processes. Broadly...