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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 416–418.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Susan MacDougall Modernizing Patriarchy: The Politics of Women’s Rights in Morocco . Elliott Katja Zvan . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2015 . 233 pages. isbn 9781477302446 Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Despite a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Katja Žvan Elliott This article examines the rarely talked about subtleties of Moroccan reform in the realm of women’s rights and its inadequate fulfillment of obligations to international human rights standards. The Preamble to Morocco’s post-Arab Spring 2011 constitution follows the example of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Asia and Eastern Europe and to rethink their methodologies by pursuing the many gaps in what we know about women and Islamic cultures. Women, Gender, and Language in Morocco Fatima Sadiqi. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2003. ISBN 90-04-12853-0. 336 pages...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 122–125.
Published: 01 July 2007
... literature, political science, anthropology, history, postcolonial studies, and gender studies. Th e Performance of Human Rights in Morocco Susan Slyomovics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. Pp. 271. ISBN 0812238583...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Stephanie Willman Bordat; Susan Schaefer Davis; Saida Kouzzi Numerous recent initiatives in Morocco aim to promote women’s empowerment in the country’s current climate of legal reform, national and international development, and rising Islamism. The authors employ a holistic definition of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jessica Newman Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco , Salime Zakia . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2011 . 248 pages. ISBN 978-0-8166-5134-5 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 130  mn  Journal of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 140–143.
Published: 01 July 2005
...I. Okwuje States and Women’s Rights: The Making of Postcolonial Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco , Charrad Mounira M. . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2001 . xviii + 341 pp. Bibliography, index. $55.00 (cloth). ISBN 0-520-07323-1 ; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 0-520-22576-7...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
... in the public sphere, changing the terms of participation in this sphere, and making women and gender issues a matter of national dialogue and contention for the first time in Morocco’s history. Fatima Sadiqi holds a PhD in theoretical lingusitics and is currently a senior professor of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 37–62.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., maker of museum-based memorials at Derb Moulay Cherif, once Casablanca’s torture center during the country’s colonial and post-independence era regimes. The museum project also focuses on Morocco’s largest urban agglomeration, Casablanca, and targets a sector of the city and its inhabitants’ rights as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jessica Marie Newman Abstract This article interrogates how employees at single-mother associations in Morocco construct the mère célibataire (single mother) as an archetypal, aspirational figure. Based on two years of ethnographic fieldwork (2013–15), this article traces how counselors work with...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 216–218.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Katja Žvan Elliott Femininity, Masculinity, and Sexuality in Morocco and Hollywood: The Negated Sex . Osire Glacier . Cham : Palgrave Macmillan , 2017 . ix + 193 pages. isbn 9783319532851. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Osire...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 73–95.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Susan Slyomovics Susan Slyomovics is the Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Professor of the Study of Women in the Developing World and Professor of Anthropology at MIT. She is the author of The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco (2005). Copyright © 2005 Association for Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 292–313.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., Morocco, and Algeria. Analysis of Islamic jurisprudence and opinions, court decisions, and state laws since 1999 shows that the crisis of abandoned children combined with the biological truth revealed by DNA testing have helped produce a paradigm shift. Islamic legal opinions now argue for the need to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 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 (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... patriarchal power and cooperating through storytelling. Both narratives reflect their own forms of “multiple critique.” Tomorrow confronts the exploitation of the working class in postcolonial Morocco but does so in a way that disguises a frontal challenge to the masculinist context of the 1960s and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 6–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., in a transnational context, the construction of an anthropology of culture by women of the region and the establishment of a Maghrebi women’s network enabled the torch of women’s rights to pass from women in Tunisia, where the Personal Status Code (PSC) was a model for the region, to women in Morocco...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kimberly Wedeven Segall Abstract In Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits Laila Lalami writes about a clandestine crossing from Morocco to Spain. Within this story she reveals the effects of this crossing on the changing religious beliefs of her two central female characters. While a probing critique...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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...