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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
... 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 of...
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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 (2007) 3 (3): 119–123.
Published: 01 November 2007
... 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. Northampton, MA: Interlink Books, 2004...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 127–130.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Attiya Ahmad book reviews  mn  127 Book Reviews mn Gridlock: Labor, Migration, and Human Trafficking in Dubai Pardis Mahdavi. Stanford: Stanford University Press...
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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
... 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 (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 (2017) 13 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... home in Kuwait. Having migrated to the Gulf from India over thirty years earlier, she deemed such gatherings essential not just for Islamic learning, but for helping to sort out what she described as “the topsy-turviness” of life—the uncertainties and difficulties noncitizens experience—in the Gulf...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Services Spéciaux, 117. 19. MAE, Nantes. Bey 32 Sûreté Générale 1941–1946. Dossiers de principe. Cafés, restaurants, bars. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 prostitution performance transnational migration Mandate Syria and Lebanon French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
... part of the book explores the transformative effects of migration on state policies, as well as how “encounters with the state,” in turn, affect migrants’ lives and their migration projects. These mutual relations become a “catalyst for change” (29–30). Mahdavi analyzes intimacy as a space that compels...
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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 to the...
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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 in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2020) 16 (1): 69–71.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., United Arab Emirates and Oman, Qatar and Bahrain, Yemen). The thematic chapters focus on feminism, migration, law, education, fertility, war, and media. While scholarship on each country varies, most of the essays uncover three paradigms through which the family has been studied: Orientalism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (2019) 15 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
... interweaves narrations of domestic workers, detailed analytic descriptions of 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2012) 8 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2012
... resulting massive internal migration into urban areas like Beirut. Abisaab argues that policies pursued at the state and corporate levels, coupled with the vicissitudes of displaced popula- tions, led to a particular sectarian composition of the Régie workforce 110  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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...