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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Marcia C. Inhorn Marcia C. Inhorn is Founding Editor of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies . At Yale University, she is the William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs in the Department of Anthropology and The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 March 2019
... domesticity was thought of and the way it was lived” (4). Chapters 2 and 5 discuss the concept of taste ( dhawq in Arabic), how its meanings were inconsistent and evolved over time and how it “became entangled with the notion of middle-class domesticity” (29, 42). “Taste” carried a complex lineage of meaning...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 223–225.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Jonathan Wyrtzen Global Women, Colonial Ports: Prostitution in the Interwar Middle East . Liat Kozma . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2017 . 250 pages. isbn 139781438462615. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Liat...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 373–376.
Published: 01 November 2019
... . Perin E. Gürel . New York : Columbia University Press , 2017 . 288 pages. isbn 9780231182027 (cloth) . Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 The biopolitical governmentality of nation-state projects ranges from managing ethnic and racial difference...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (2): 213–226.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Soha Bayoumi Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020 Editors’ Note: This interview was conducted with Afsaneh Najmabadi following a conversation with an audience in January 2019 at Harvard University. It was part of a series of seminars and events hosted...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 457–461.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Sinan Goknur Queer in Translation: Sexual Politics under Neoliberal Islam . Evren Savcı . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2021 247 pages. isbn 9781478010319. LGBTI Rights in Turkey: Sexuality and the State in the Middle East . Fait Muedini . Cambridge...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Iris Gilad irisgilad123@gmail.com Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today . Ceren Özpınar and Mary Kelly , eds. Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press , 2020 . xviii + 201 pages. isbn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Liat Kozma; Nicole Khayat Abstract Historians of the professionalization of medicine in colonized regions, including the Middle East, have mostly focused on male practitioners, whereas histories of women in the medical professions are mostly centered in Western societies. The present issue examines...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 July 2022
... rightfully reminds us that changes in discourses about masculinities cannot be understood only by looking at the internal dynamics of cultures, countries, and regions: in the Orientalist grand scheme, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) masculinities “seem always to be on the wrong side of civilization...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Fatemeh Sadeghi f.givi@ucl.ac.uk The Age of Counter-revolution: States and Revolutions in the Middle East . Jamie Allinson . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2022 368 pages. isbn 97811086330620. Copyright © 2023 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 244–246.
Published: 01 July 2023
... pivot to valorizing themselves as honest and hardworking while casting Egyptian men as dishonest and lazy. In Suerbaum’s presentation, middle-class men are burdened by the interruption to their lives that military service causes, leading to masculinities that choose passivity and idealize fatherhood...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Joan Wallach Scott A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America , Ahmed Leila . New Haven : Yale University Press , 2011 , 352 pages. ISBN 978-0-300-17095-5 . Copyright © 2012 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2012 116  mn  Journal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 March 2017
... as a metaphor for imperial conquest is a stellar example of how feminist theory can successfully employ queer of color critique on a transnational scale. Jarmakani’s analysis of how sheikhs collaborate with the West to affect their Arabiastani homelands can direct us toward a more rigorous critique of Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 153–156.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Mary Elaine Hegland Women in the Middle East: Tradition and Change , Harik Ramsay M. Marston Elsa . Revised Edition . New York and Toronto : Franklin Watts , 2003 . 166 pp, Notes pp. 167–179 , Glossary 180–182 , Selected Bibliography 183–184 , Journals and Web Sites 185, Index...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 442–444.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Peter Limbrick After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East . Edwards Brian . New York : Columbia University Press , 2015 . 268 pages. isbn 9780231174008 (paperback 2017, isbn 9780231174015). Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 476–478.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Mohja Kahf; Banah Ghadbian No doubt, we risk being misinterpreted in turn by each side we critique. We risk being used and consumed by each side that misses the complexity of such multi-axis projects, and again seeks to reify “the Muslim woman” or “Middle Eastern women.” That is a risk we must...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Suad Joseph Reference Sharif Rana . 2008 . “ Duke-UNC-JMEWS Conference: Marketing Muslim Women .” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 4 , no. 3 : 119 – 20 . Yet for all these accomplishments, miriam cooke is among the most humble academics I know. She rarely toots her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Jarrod Hayes Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 When asked to write a preface for this themed issue, “Decolonizing Sex and Sexuality,” I thought right away of the Moroccan writer, thinker, and sociologist Abdelkebir Khatibi ( 1983 , 47), who in Maghreb...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 343–347.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Reproductive Health Technology . Angel M. Foster and L. L. Wynn , eds. New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2012 323 pages. isbn 9780230102828. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 The three works under review address sterility, fertility, and pregnancy...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Culture and Contested Narratives in the Middle East . Anthony Downey , ed. London : Taurus , 2015 . 469 pages. isbn 9781784534110. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 “We are literally in need of archives,” declares Hela Ammar, a Tunisian visual...