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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Lori A. Allen Living Palestine: Family Survival, Resistance, and Mobility under Occupation , Taraki Lisa , ed. Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press , 2006 . Pp. xxx, 296 . ISBN 0-8156-3134-0 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 132  JOURNAL...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 219–221.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Anna J. Secor Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 The theme of this issue, “Gendered and Sexual Mobilities,” opens onto several possibilities regarding the significance of mobility for our understanding of difference—gendered and sexual difference, to be...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... hygiene and self-care practices. They especially targeted mobile lower-class men, such as soldiers and migrant workers, as syphilis vectors who threatened public order and health. Diseased men weakened an empire that conscripted them into the military and needed them to work. Thus syphilis was not merely...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 144–147.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Christian Pond Islamist Mobilization in Turkey: A Study in Vernacular Politics , White Jenny B. . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2002 . xii + 299 pp. including chapter notes, bibliography and index. $35.00 cloth, $22.50 paperback. Copyright © 2005 Association for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Camila Pastor de Maria Campos Abstract Analyzing memoirs from the Arab diaspora and Mashriq, colonial archives, interviews, League of Nations reports, and mandate legal literature, this article tracks the circulation and regulation of mobile women engaging in performance and sex work in French...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., the “gay international” (in the words of Joseph A. Massad), and some Iranian diasporic queers who willingly insert themselves into national imaginations of the opposition in diasporic reterritorializations. This hypervisibility is enabled by massive mobilizations of universalized sexual identities on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 181–202.
Published: 01 July 2016
... styles of bodily appearance and forms of intimate relations. Beauty salon customers and workers create strategies to deal with (bodily) intimacy and test the moral, social, and religious boundaries of what is attractive, respectable, or permissible. Defying common assumptions, upwardly mobile pious women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 244–264.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and traditional middle class often conform to hegemonic masculinity through their “family guy” performances and limit their sexual desires, professional middle-class gay men mobilize their social, economic, and cultural capital to carve out a gay life where they can perform a “sophisticated” gay...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... empowerment that integrates both individual and collective processes that develop women’s capacities to increase their ability to make choices and have control over their lives, take action, and mobilize to impact the world around them. In so doing, the authors demonstrate how both popular human and legal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 28–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Egypt Spinning and Weaving Company, the largest Egyptian textile firm, mobilized and chanted the slogan, “Where are the men? Here are the women!” to shame their colleagues into joining the strike. By exploring the connection between the political economy context, the reorganization of work, the rise of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Michaelle Browers A series of forums have put Arab nationalists and Islamists in dialogue and contributed to the construction of discursive frames that facilitate cooperation in mobilizing support and in confronting various issues of common concern. However, the “women question” presents a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., and resistance to coercive change.) The Palestinian resistance movement, like other twentieth-century anti-colonialist national movements, rigidified gender “tradition” as a key element of cultural nationalism, while political and economic mobilization gave women new scope for action and for “voice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Mona Russell This paper examines the development of advertising for soap and clothing in Egypt between the late nineteenth century and 1936, when women’s bodies evolved from non-representation to mobilized political figures to highly sexualized objects used to market commodities. In many respects...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 July 2017
... masculinist divisions, proposing instead a more fluid approach that emphasizes connections, flows, and mobilities. This approach is vividly manifest in form and content in the installation featured on the cover of this issue. For Saltwater Heart , Yoldaş constructed the architecture of a heart’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 140–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... [16:3 Achille Mbembe and Sarah Nuttall critique accounts of mobility in the European city that presuppose a “spatial and temporal openness” that determines what they refer to as “the en- gineering of certainty” (361). A signifi cant body of work that privileges itineraries of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the Gulf is based on ethnographic fieldwork in the Arabian Gulf that investigated immobilities and mobilities as well as familial love in the lives of migrant workers. Although her data concentrate mainly on Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), her arguments are relevant to other countries in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Amina Tawasil Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 The 1979 Iranian Revolution enabled conservative women previously limited in mobility to partake in building a Shia revolutionary state by expanding access to women’s seminaries to a degree unparalleled...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 340–342.
Published: 01 November 2015
... lives in Riyadh. The book overturns ideas about Saudi society as closed or backward by highlighting how the production of homosocial spaces and the limitations placed on Saudi women’s mobility are entirely modern conventions tied to rapid urbanization, oil wealth, and the presence of a large foreign...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... article sections, including on Egyptian women writers, militarization and war, gendered and sexual mobilities, everyday intimacies, and borders and margins. The Third Space section introduced in 2015 has opened a forum for timely initiatives focused on the contemporary challenges faced by autonomous...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., and translations as they travel across borders. Others explicitly engage with flows and blockages to mobility and life, the latter evoked for me by the carceral bars in the watercolor. The most rewarding flows are often two-directional, emerging from collaboration and mentoring, as reflected in the...