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Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 5. Iranian BTS fans’ financial support of the mentally disabled. Figure 5. Iranian BTS fans’ financial support of the mentally disabled. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2019
... global rise of biomedical psychiatry cannot explain the regionally and historically specific lived experience of mental illness. Proposing an alternative to top-down research methods that Orkideh Behrouzan groups under the rubric of “post-Foucauldian” cultural critique, Prozak Diaries investigates the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 453–454.
Published: 01 November 2016
... perception, a multifaceted madwoman trope. The Victorian madwoman who is locked up is not so different from the postcolonial or Bedouin madwoman, who is confined not to the attic, but in a tent, a room, or a mental space that is the result of both colonialism and patriarchy. I address the relationships...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 115–118.
Published: 01 November 2006
... peripheries. Dayre al-Salib, “a hospital for nervous disorders and mental diseases,” is a Lebanon where everyone is insane or locked in because of a mental disturbance (4). Th e psychiatric hospital becomes one of the novel’s main settings, but memory laden with its past is the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 March 2013
... U.S. Imperialism (Zed Books, 2008) and in Mizna: Prose, Poetry, and Art Exploring Arab America; her essay on prisons and mental asylums in contemporary Arab women’s fiction appeared in 2011 in the Journal of Arabic Literature. Rita Stephan is visiting researcher at the Center...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 March 2015
... mentality. We believe that the only way out of this situation is to be in solidarity with women in our center and in the streets. We insist on showing the patriarchal relations behind women’s experiences at home, at work, and in the streets. Women cannot exercise the rights guaranteed by the law. Law...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
... medicalization, disabilities, suicide and food. BOOK REVIEWS  109 In addition, the list of topics includes the personal, such as courtship, love, and mental health. It is rare to fi nd a source that informs on both reproduction and love or that gives some...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Inas Abdelwahed; Ruba Abla; Rima Afifi The International Conference on Population and Development Program of Action describes reproductive health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 July 2014
... particular letter writing (197-98) are invaluable in providing a glimpse into a life that is inaccessible to most readers of the book. Similarly, her attention to and focus on what collaboration meant for the women engaged in it, and the circular relationship of physical torture to mental ruptures...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and intimate trajectories as well as symbolic and actual borders. Employing a multidimensional perspective on migrants’ lives, the book leads the reader to a critical examination of the impact of the “rescue rhetoric” and gift mentality generated by the human-trafficking framework. This approach...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., whom she evacuates from her militarized neighborhood. All these pressures take their toll on Amiry’s mental well-being, causing her anxiety and paranoia. In an attempt to salvage her sanity, Amiry documents her tragicomic experiences under occupation in e-mails to friends abroad. These...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Status Code reform, but most women said legal reform is only one step. Change of mentality—especially for men—was seen as even more im- portant but slower to achieve. Th e main concern of women in Morocco and in France was how new laws freed—or restricted—them regarding control over their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 November 2008
... demands. Predominant traditions and Islamic law enshrined a second-class status for women, who were oft en (as in an earlier West) considered more emotional than rational, mentally unequal to men, lustful and hence requiring unusual controls on their sexuality, and, in some traditions...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 143–146.
Published: 01 July 2006
... social and political reform, global in- 144  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES tegration has brought to women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) a sweet yet sour experience. Women and Globalization in the Arab Middle East takes the reader through a mental tour of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 November 2019
... maturity and its implications for marriage and childbearing. It was often the case that Libyan women were married off as young as sixteen, based on the physical hallmarks of puberty. Puberty itself was another troubled term, caught in the crossfire of physical and mental maturity. It was this lack of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 87–108.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of power and analyze the sociohistorical processes that enabled the passage from sovereignty to governmentality. But whereas Foucault’s (1991) analysis of the sociohistorical processes that blocked the emergence of govern- mentality in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 154–167.
Published: 01 March 2017
... awareness campaigns that gain people’s trust, transform their perceptions of sexual harassment, and obtain their agreement to speak up as witnesses in order to reshape the “social mentality” ( al- ʿ aqliyya al-igtima ʿ iyya ). The focus on bystanders and individual responsibility to stop harassment in a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 88–92.
Published: 01 March 2016
... ijtihad . Classical Muslim Sunni jurists, such as Abu Husayn al-Basri, Abu Hamid Muhammad Ibn Muhammad al-Ghazali, and Sayf al-Din al-Amidi, transposed this meaning to the realm of Islamic jurisprudence and defined ijtihad as the exertion of the maximum “mental energy” to first comprehend and then apply...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... identifi ed “speed and noise” as “the particular features of today’s civilization” and a direct cause of mental disease and crime (Anonymous 1937:15). In the late 1950s, a leading Iranian psychiatrist warned that “mental troubles are on the rise due to the rapid progress of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (1): 125–131.
Published: 01 March 2008
... pay formal homage to these soldiers. Why don’t we do the same for women who have carried the social and economic weight of their societies through these wars? Th e mental images that are most oft en conjured up when we observe existing war memorials tend to include war, weapons of...