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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Lila Abu-Lughod Rather than arguing about whether “Muslim women” do or do not have rights, I suggest that we begin from the premise that the concept of, and the practices around, “Muslim women’s rights” have an active social life today that can and should be studied ethnographically. The kinds of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Chloe Safier American Muslim Women: Negotiating Race, Class, and Gender within the Ummah , Karim Jamillah . New York : New York University Press , 2009 . Pp. xi, 291 . ISBN 978-0-8147-4810-7 . Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Attiya Ahmad Abstract In recent years marriages among Muslims of different ethnonational backgrounds have developed in the Gulf region. While proponents of these “Muslim marriages” depict them as transnational alternatives to ethnonational forms of affinity and belonging, as I discuss in this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 133–136.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Lynne Dahmen Women’s Writing and Muslim Societies: The Search for Dialogue, 1920 – Present , Gemie Sharif . Cardiff : University of Wales Press , 2013 . 194 pages. ISBN 100708325408 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (3): 343–362.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the other, this rupture of dominant ideologies opens up new ways of thinking about identity but may also end with those disruptions being suppressed and crushed. This article uses Layoun’s ideas to inform a close reading of two recent novels written in Arabic, both of which depict Muslim-Jewish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
... contributions to the continuing debate about Arab women and their affective engagement with Islam. The two overlapping themes in these publications are, first, the appeal and perspective of a post-Islamist political society in Muslim majority contexts, primarily using Egypt as an example, and, second, probing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 275–283.
Published: 01 July 2016
... clothes we are used to as Muslims.” Merdas preaches against playing with Barbie dolls. He explains that the religious police “take their anti-Barbie campaign to the shops, confiscating dolls from sellers and imposing a fine” (ibid.). Iran took positive action as well. In 2002 the Institute for the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (3): 119–120.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Rana Sharif Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 RANA SHARIF  119 BRIEF COMMUNICATION  Duke–UNC–JMEWS Conference: Marketing Muslim Women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Reina Lewis Recently developed to serve the consumption needs of an emergent Islamic bourgeoisie, English-language Muslim lifestyle media depart from previous community media by including fashion as an integral part of the genre. Creating fashion editorial brings lifestyle publications up against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 149–182.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Marilyn Booth This essay considers the recent production of texts in English that construct and rely on repeated and homogenized images of Muslim women, focusing on a translated text but arguing for its contextualization within the market of popular memoir. Taking the translation of Rajaa Alsanea’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 183–187.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Nawal El Saadawi Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 NAWAL EL SAADAWI  183 BRIEF COMMUNICATION  A Postmodern Christian-Muslim Feminist Nawal El...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Jeffrey Jurgens Stolen Honor: Stigmatizing Muslim Men in Berlin , Ewing Katherine Pratt . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2008 . Pp. xii, 282 . ISBN 978-0-8047-5900-7 . Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010 188  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 191–194.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Francesca Grandi “Brothers” or Others? Propriety and Gender for Muslim Arab Sudanese in Egypt , Fábos Anita H. . New York : Berghahn Books , 2008 . Pp. xii, 188 . ISBN 978-1-84545-018-2 . Copyright © 2010 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2010...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Serdar Kaya Velvet Jihad: Muslim Women’s Quiet Resistance to Islamic Fundamentalism , Shirazi Faegheh . Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2009 . 288 pages. ISBN 978-0-8130-3354-9 . Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 120  mn  JOURNAL OF...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
... reserved. BANU GÖKARIKSEL & ELLEN MCLARNEY  1 INTRODUCTION Muslim Women, Consumer Capitalism, and the Islamic Culture Industry Banu Gökarıksel and Ellen McLarney  his special issue of JMEWS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 402–408.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Louise Cainkar; Janan Najeeb Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 In 2017–18 the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition (MMWC) partnered with Marquette University sociologist Louise Cainkar to conduct research on the need for and best practices around the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Alec Balasescu Muslim Fashion: Contemporary Style Cultures . Lewis Reina . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2015 . 400 pages. isbn 9780822359142. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Editors’ note: This book won the 2016 AMEWS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Banu Gökarıksel Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Scholars of Middle East women’s studies have much cause for alarm today. The increasing prevalence of anti-Muslim rhetoric and action, the unabashed reassertion of white male power, and recent attempts...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Amaney A. Jamal Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 On March 6, 2017, the president of the United States issued a second executive order that targets Muslims. This Muslim ban has already had a variety of negative outcomes, including limiting basic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 479–482.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., among other things, sought to limit immigration from seven countries with Muslim-majority populations and drastically reduce resettlement for all refugees, while halting it permanently for Syrians. 3 Referring to the EO as a “Muslim ban,” as the president and his supporters, the media, and the...