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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 March 2019
... for appropriating, reinterpreting and localizing modernity” (172). Middle-class Beirutis worked to mark difference that reinforced or created a sense of cultural authenticity and identity. This brilliant book explores with range and depth many major themes in multiple scholarly fields concerned with the late...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Catherine Sameh Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran: Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era . Pamela Karimi . Abingdon : Routledge , 2013 . 258 pages. isbn 9780415781831. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 In Domesticity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 219–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Mehammed Amadeus Mack Disturbing Attachments: Genet, Modern Pederasty, and Queer History . Kadji Amin . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017 . 272 pages. isbn 9780822368892. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 The story of Jean...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 346–350.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Rania Jaber Copyright © 2020 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2020 In March 2018 the School of Architecture and Design at the Lebanese American University (LAU) hosted a one - day conference in Beirut titled “Modern Bodies: Dress, Nation, Empire, Sexuality, and Gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Leila Zonouzi Temporary Marriage in Iran: Gender and Body Politics in Modern Iranian Film and Literature . Claudia Yaghoobi . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2020 . 298 pages. isbn 9781108848473 . Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2022
..., and several North American and European cities sought to replace earlier forms of healing with modern scientific methods. Medical faculties were established in the Middle East throughout the nineteenth century: in Cairo and Istanbul (1827); in Beirut—the Syrian Protestant College (1867; SPC, later renamed AUB...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 98–100.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Emine Yüksel emineyuksell@gmail.com Gender and Succession in Medieval and Early Modern Islam: Bilateral Descent and the Legacy of Fatima . Alyssa Gabbay . London : Tauris , 2020 288 pages. isbn 9781838602314. Copyright © 2023 by the Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 235–237.
Published: 01 July 2023
... World War I, from the postwar period to the construction of modern Turkey, is given little attention. Not mentioning the history of women as a historical analysis category misses the intersection of the sexual division of labor with nation-state building. As mentioned above, Metinsoy evaluates social...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 139–142.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Rebecca Gould Burying the Beloved: Marriage, Realism, and Reform in Modern Iran , Motlagh Amy . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 200 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-7589-2 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... signals the need for further research in the book’s closing line: “What will be the fate of the female suffering body after the ‘Arab Spring’?” (134). Similarly, the geographic scope of the book makes one wonder how students of disability studies, modern literature, narratology, and gender studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Heather Rastovac-Akbarzadeh Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on Stage . Meftahi Ida . London : Routledge , 2016 . 185 pages. ISBN 9781138804043. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Ida Meftahi’s Gender and Dance in Modern...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Madawi Al-Rasheed Modern Woman in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Rights, Challenges, and Achievements . Hend T. Al-Sudairy . Cambridge : Cambridge Scholars , 2017 147 pages. isbn 1443872814. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Academic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 354–355.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Mona L. Russell Composing Egypt: Reading, Writing, and the Emergence of a Modern Nation, 1870–1930 . Hoda Yousef . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2016 . 264 pages. isbn 9780804797115. Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 250–251.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and sectarian conflict in Lebanon, and the alliance between comprador capitalism and the police state in Egypt. I argue that the emergence of gender as an active crucible of crisis—as opposed to a mere allegory of crisis—in Arabic literature is specific to the late modern period during which the selected texts...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Farha Ghannam The New Mamluks: Egyptian Society and Modern Feudalism , ( Middle East Studies beyond Dominant Paradigms ), Sonbol Amira El-Azhary . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2000 . 292 pages. $ 49.95 /cloth $19.95 paper. Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 115–117.
Published: 01 July 2007
... history in particular. Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign Women in Modern Turkey Anastasia M. Ashman and Jennifer Eaton Gökmen, eds. Emeryville, CA: Seal Press, 2006. Pp. 293. ISBN 1580051553. Reviewed by Ann Evans Larimore, Professor Emerita...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that there is room for women to advance in this traditional Islamic discipline and that further research is merited. DAVID SIMONOWITZ  75 A MODERN MASTER OF ISLAMIC CALLIGRAPHY AND HER PEERS David Simonowitz...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 106–109.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Wilson Chacko Jacob For Better, For Worse: The Marriage Crisis that Made Modern Egypt , Kholoussy Hanan . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2010 . 188 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-6960-0 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 106  mn  JOURNAL...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 152–155.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Eleanor Gao Being Modern in Iran , Adelkhah Fariba . New York : Columbia University Press , 1998 . 190 pgs. $19.50 . Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 152  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES and reshaped new definitions of womanhood...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 58–88.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Jasamin Rostam-Kolayi This article sketches a history of Iran’s early girls’ school movement and examines its origins, goals, curricular content, and relationship to the state. It revises the tendency in the existing scholarship on modern education and reform to credit the Pahlavi state...