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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Esin Düzel Kurdish Life in Contemporary Turkey: Migration, Gender, and Ethnic Identity Grabolle-Çeliker Anna London : Tauris , 2013 299 pages. isbn 978-1-78076-092-6 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Anna Grabolle-Çeliker’s Kurdish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 119–123.
Published: 01 November 2007
.... Tavakoli Targhi, Mohamad 2001 Refashioning Iran: Orientalism, Occidentalism and Historiography. New York: Palgrave. Another Sea, Another Shore: Persian Stories of Migration Shouleh Vatanabadi and Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami, eds. and trans...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Attiya Ahmad Gridlock: Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai , Mahdavi Pardis . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 251 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-7220-4 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 102–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Mona Chemali Khalaf This paper presents the preliminary results of a study that focuses on a micro aspect of Lebanese migration, i.e. the emigration of the head of the household and its impact on decision-making and well-being within the family, essentially on the wife left behind. For that purpose...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 6–35.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Pardis Mahdavi; Christine Sargent This paper investigates interactions between issues of labor, gender, sexuality, migration, and statehood through the lens of Dubai’s unskilled foreign migrant workers. Using ethnographic research methods, including participant observation and in-depth interviews...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 120–144.
Published: 01 November 2009
... focusing on a case study of Lebanese families who have migrated to North America in the past decade. Ethnographic data on who wants to migrate, their identification with the nation, the nature of the family, and its geographical stakes suggest a need to rethink the transnational families literature on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... recognizes that mixing and migrations, forced or desired, shape and define all families. It explores the look, feel, and sounds of lifeworlds in the US imperial outpost of Aramco using an immense archive of family photographs and Fadia Basrawi’s memoir, Brownies and Kalashnikovs: A Saudi Woman’s Memoir of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., and religious movements are invoked and reworked, configured and reconfigured together in often complex and contradictory ways. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Islamism migration transnational marriage Gulf Who marries whom, when, and where...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
... their resources by a variety of institutional actors who nevertheless expected sexual and entertainment services to be afforded to foreign and local men. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 prostitution performance transnational migration Mandate Syria and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the area with a significant presence of domestic workers. The book offers a deeply original reading of migration and intimacy. Crossing the Gulf investigates the intimate lives of migrants, particularly how bonds of love and family influence their emotional, social, and physical mobilities and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 55–88.
Published: 01 July 2005
... ethnographic research examines two aspects of transnational migration in Israel: configurations and experiences of “illegality” among undocumented West African and Filipino migrant workers in Tel Aviv, and how Israeli human rights and humanitarian organizations have imagined, constructed, and responded to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., migration, sexu- ality, human rights, youth culture, transnational feminism and public health in the context of changing global and political structures. Her current work looks at gendered migration, labor, and human traffick- ing in the Gulf states. Mahdavi’s work has been published in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2009
... MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:3 Ray Jureidini is Director of the Center for Migration and Refugee Stud- ies (CMRS) at the American University in Cairo. His research interests lie in the fi elds of industrial and economic sociology, migration, human rights, racism, and xenophobia. His...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 156–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
...” and the “personal.” Moha Ennaji is one of Morocco’s leading linguists, with research inter- ests in gender issues, migration, and civil society. With a PhD from the University of Essex in Linguistics and Culture (1982), he is Full Professor at the Faculty of Letters, University of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 1–10.
Published: 01 November 2009
... characterized by the production of internal migrations, transnational families, and other forms of “border crossings”—all of which are highly relevant for understanding families. Until recently, however, academic literature on Arab families was highly under-theorized and under-problematized. In this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
... settings and situations, and exhaustive discussion of the literature on migration policies, Kuwaiti history, the interrelations between the Gulf and South Asia, gendered transnational labor, and the importance of domestic workers in reproducing households in their countries of origin and migration. Ahmad’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 122–123.
Published: 01 July 2013
... areas are migration and diaspora, Orientalism and cross-cultural representation, and the ethno-racial and gender politics of literacy. Her current project centers on contemporary uses of Muslim Spain. Civantos has studied or conducted research in Spain, Argentina, Chile, Egypt, Syria...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
... common assumption in migration and transnational gender studies that women are generally more tied to “home” than men (203). However, departing from a perspective that understands the links between “women” and “home” as performative rather than constitutive, Campbell’s interlocutors’ stories could also...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2012
... mobilization of the work- force at the Régie’s largest plant, the Hadath branch, between 1950 and 1980. This period was marked by political instability, rapid industrializa- tion, and rural neglect, with resulting massive internal migration into urban areas like Beirut. Abisaab argues that policies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and African mothers. Chapter 7 looks at the confl uence of migration, race/ ethnicity, and paid labor in the lives of these women. Chapter 8 dis- cusses their revered position within the project and how this improved the status of the profession of murshida, despite these women’s social...