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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Lihi Ben Shitrit Women’s activism in conservative religious-political movements poses a challenge to liberal feminism. Why do women participate in great numbers in political organizations that seem to limit women’s freedom and equality? My work with women activists in the Islamic Movement and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 July 2016
... demonstrated in the testimonial of another Kurdish female fighter in her account of a fellow comrade’s suicide attack: One of my comrades, Arin Mirkan, recently blew herself up, and she is not the first female fighter in the Kurdish freedom movement to carry out such an attack. She followed a long line of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Susan Slyomovics This essay traces the intertwined topics of collaboration and multisited ethnography in the writings of anthropologist Sondra Hale on Sudanese artists and art. Hale’s trajectories and movements in and out of Sudan traverse parallel, sometimes overlapping tracks with the artists she...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 109–111.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Laura Bier Daughters of the Nile: Photographs of Egyptian Women’s Movements, 1900–1960 , Hind Wassef Nadia , eds. Cairo : American University of Cairo Press , 2001 . Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 111–113.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Laura Bier An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women’s Islamic Movements , Hafez Sherine . New York; London : New York University Press , 2011 . 191 pages. ISBN 978-0-8147-7303 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... adolescence as marriage and entry into adulthood was delayed, in part due to the high cost of marriage. Yet, at the same time, these commonly shared grievances facilitated weak ties linking diverse constituencies together, as creative leaders built a “movement of movements.” The April 6 movement, and Kefaya...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 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 (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 6–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Lilia Labidi This paper analyzes how the discourse of the independent Tunisian feminist movement of the 1980s brought new visibility and appreciation to the early feminists of the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, and how it revived tensions that had arisen during the earlier period. The paper also examines how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Sertaç Sehlikoglu Abstract Women’s control of their bodily movements, especially in the Islamicate contexts of the Middle East, constitutes a multilayered process of building privacy, heterosexuality, and intimacy. Physical exercise, however, with the extensive body movements it requires...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
... argue that “Muslim marriages” constitute transnational forms that are not simply marked by the extension or diffusion of kinship networks, ethnonational forms, and religious piety movements across borders. They reveal how transnationalism constitutes a dynamic field in which kinship, ethnonationalism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Nadje Al-Ali; Latif Tas Abstract Despite the recent outbreak of violence and conflict, peace continues to be high on the agenda of the Kurdish political movement and many progressive Turkish intellectuals and activists. Based on qualitative research we conducted in Diyarbakır, Istanbul, London, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 395–415.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Rachel Z. Feldman Abstract The movement to rebuild the Third Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount/Haram ash-Sharif in Jerusalem has grown significantly since 2000. The Orthodox Jewish “Women for the Temple” group has come to play a central role in this activism. Women for the Temple activists perform...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Smadar Lavie This paper analyzes the failure of Israel’s Ashkenazi (Jewish, of European, Yiddish-speaking origin) feminist peace movement to work within the context of Middle East demographics, cultures, and histories and, alternately, the inabilities of the Mizrahi (Oriental) feminist movement to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 89–112.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of their associated onto-epistemic instantiations. While the principal focus is on the movement of the categories of éffeminés, gigolos, and MSMs, it also considers the conditions of possibility for the emergence of a gay movement in Tunisia, enhanced by Internetbased technologies. Analysis is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
... so often found themselves unable to consider any other issue of the Sudanese women’s struggles once they heard about FGC. In the face of this imperial discourse and the harm it has done, both to international alliances and to respect for feminist movements in their varying contexts, I utilize Hale’s...
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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 March 2008) 4 (1): 83–106.
Published: 01 March 2008
... across national boundaries, in seeking recognition from the international women’s movement, and above all in articulating a uniquely “Eastern” framework in which to ground women’s rights, the delegates tried to create an autonomous women’s movement that was allied with but independent from both Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 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 as the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Blue Aubergine (1998) as representative of the New Age feminist writing of Jil al-Tisʾinaat. This antiestablishment form of feminism rebelled against the ideologies of previous movements. It distorted the conventional binaries, such as secular versus Islamic, and promoted hybridity. Finally, it...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 86–109.
Published: 01 July 2007
... movement, undermining women’s efforts and paving the way for religious conservative victories in the 2004 parliamentary elections and President Ahmadinejad’s election in 2005 on a platform of economic justice. The irony is that economic problems led to the victory of a religious conservatism unfavorable to...