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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 485–491.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of Moroccan activists, who—like their counterparts across the Middle East and North Africa—had emphasized the importance of women’s contributions to the nation chiefly through the domestic sphere or through providing direct support to male-led nationalist actions (Kamal and Slyomovics 2008 : x–xi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alessandra L. González I would recommend this book for classroom instruction because of the general readability of salient issues of concern to scholars of Middle East women’s studies, anthropologists, sociologists, and other social scientists. Jansen convincingly portrays Moroccan fashion...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Doris H. Gray Women in Morocco and second-generation women of Moroccan origin in France share significant similarities concerning major life issues such as their conception of Islam, legal changes affecting women on both sides of the Mediterranean, and personal and professional issues. A hard...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Peter Drucker Abstract The project of the French Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU) in Morocco in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—to win social and political equality for Jews through European enlightenment—was intertwined with the French imperial project. Moroccan Jewish women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 109–111.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Anna Cavness The Myth of the Silent Woman: Moroccan Women Writers , Diaconoff Suellen . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2009 . 269 pages. ISBN 978-1-4426-4005-4 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 10–36.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Bettina Dennerlein This paper focuses on competing appropriations of international women’s rights standards in the framework of the Moroccan Equity and Reconciliation Commission (ERC) and its follow-up projects. I argue that, even if the ERC’s gender approach has been introduced as part...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 185–208.
Published: 01 July 2023
... for girls with the goal of liberating them “from erroneous superstitions and the shackles of ignorance.” 1 Then she emphasized the importance of the Arabic language before speaking a few sentences in English and French. Becoming polyglot, she argued, would enable young Moroccan women to “disseminate...
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Published: 01 July 2023
Figure 1. Cover page of al-Manar , February 1, 1957. The lead story is titled “Training Young Moroccan Women.” More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 330–343.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Monica Lindsay-Perez Abstract Between 1931 and 1936 the democratic Spanish government overthrew the monarchy and established the Second Spanish Republic. It was a volatile period for Spanish-Moroccan relations. Fascists were in favor of the Spanish Protectorate of Morocco, whereas Republicans were...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Ghada Mourad Abstract This article examines how the Moroccan Francophone writer Mohamed Leftah negotiates a decolonized modernity in his novel Le dernier combat du Captain Niʿmat (2011). This understanding of decolonization is based on Abdelkebir Khatibi’s pensée-autre , a mode of thinking...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Ariel M. Sheetrit Abstract This article presents an analysis of the Moroccan writer Leila Abouzeid’s Rujuʿ ila al-tufula ( 1993 ; Return to Childhood: The Memoir of a Modern Moroccan Woman , 1998) through the prism of relational theories of autobiography. It exposes narrative strategies of voice...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Susan Slyomovics Fatna El Bouih stands as a well-known Moroccan activist whose life embraces a remarkable trajectory and a wide array of roles: former political prisoner, writer, academically trained sociologist, witness, individual claimant for truth commission reparations, and, most recently...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Naïma Hachad Abstract In Bullets and Bullets Revisited (2009–14) the Moroccan-born artist Lalla Essaydi invites the onlooker to reflect on the power dynamics of image production and consumption in a globalizing visual culture. As in the artist’s previous series, the photographs present Moroccan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Fatima Sadiqi; Moha Ennaji The Moroccan feminist movement has greatly feminized and democratized the public sphere in this country. An example of such a feminization is the recent 2004 Family Law reforms, which constitute the culmination of a long trajectory during which decisionmakers, political...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Fatima Sadiqi Amazigh feminist nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) emerged in the new century. They address, among other matters, language, identity, and “ruralness” issues that were sidelined by the mainstream Moroccan feminist movement. After the 20 February Movement (the Moroccan version...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2006
... scholarship on the topic for both specialists and nonspecialists. She asserts the necessity of a constructivist and anti- essentialist approach to gender that situates actors in specific cultural contexts. She then proceeds to delineate those contexts for Moroccan women, recounting the history...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 294–303.
Published: 01 July 2021
... and siblings when they became pregnant. Disproportionate numbers of Moroccan women become unwed mothers due to Morocco’s restriction of sexual and reproductive health education and services to married women (Feather 2020b ). Some of these women became “single” mothers due to the Moroccan state’s evolving...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and the nation state” (2), identifying key roles of Islamist parties, ulema (religious scholars), and the king in determining the discursive field in which feminist mobiliza- tion unfolded. Salime troubles the image of a unified group of ulema as “a monolithic body, co-opted by the makhzen (Moroccan state...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Ian Campbell Abstract This article extends critical analysis of Fatima Mernissi’s 1995 semiautobiographical Dreams of Trespass to Fatima al-Rawi’s 1967 novel, Tomorrow We’ll Get Our Land Back ( Ghadan tatabadal al- ʾ ard ), which shares with Dreams the trope of Moroccan women imprisoned...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 216–218.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Glacier’s new book on “the Negated Sex” explores the issue of gender-based violence in Morocco through Moroccan literature written in French and Arabic. Glacier refers to an extensive corpus of more than seventy contemporary novels written by both Moroccan female and male authors. Glacier uses these works...