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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 473–478.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... It also disrupted gender roles (Thompson 2000 : 15–38). Departing became a common response to the overlapping crises. Afifa may have been further persuaded to leave Beirut behind in 1916 by throngs of other moving individuals, including the unaccompanied women who had already begun their migration...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
... with its intersectional perspective on immigrant women’s and men’s practices. Finally, from its multilayered focus and fine contextualization, migration studies scholars can learn extensively about the Kurdish case and use this work as a textbook. In sum, the book leaves us with a good understanding...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 11176391.
Published: 18 April 2024
...Bilal Hamamra; Ayman Mleitat; Ahmad Qabaha Abstract Drawing on psychoanalytic and sociocultural theories of suicide and self-harm, this article argues that Hosna’s suicide in Tayeb Salih’s Season of Migration to the North (1969) and Aisha’s self-harm in Liana Badr’s The Eye of the Mirror (1994...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2009) 5 (3): 120–144.
Published: 01 November 2009
... by 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 268–291.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
... in 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (2): 311–319.
Published: 01 July 2022
... Masculinities: Reflections on Gendered, Raced, and Classed Displacements .” Nordic Journal of Migration Research 2 , no. 2 : 159 – 66 . Fathi Mastoureh . 2017 . Intersectionality, Class, and Migration: Narratives of Iranian Women Migrants in the UK . New York : Springer . Helkama...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 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 current...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2021
... rebuild schools and orphanages. 43 The onset of the Great Depression in 1929 forced the SLAS to refocus on New England’s unemployment crisis. At the trough of this catastrophic recession, the ladies aid coordinated the return migration of workers—not remittance of funds—to the Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 is crucial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (1): 69–71.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the family as unchanging and inhibiting modernization, instead of adapting and accommodating to it in unexpected ways. Most essays in the volume show a shift toward feminist scholarship in the 1990s, focusing on gender inequality, gendered labor, and war and on migration’s effect on women and children. Each...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
... domestic workers. Ray Jureidini is Director of the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) at the American University in Cairo. His research interests lie in the fields of industrial and economic sociology, migration, human rights, racism, and xenophobia. His current research looks...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 112–121.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Fayrouz Yousfi y.fayrouz@gmail.com Copyright © 2023 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2023 On a warm, sunny day in the autumn of 2020, I met Hanan, a farmworker from Ouarzazate who migrated to southern Morocco’s Souss Massa in the early 2000s. 1 It was around noon...
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