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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... This article reconsiders that frame and argues for a class-centered reassessment of “ladies aid” politics exploring the intersections of women’s relief with proletarian mutual aid strategies. Founded in 1917, the Syrian Ladies Aid Society (SLAS) of Boston provided food, shelter, education, and employment...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of living in the emir’s palaces, as is the case for foundlings in Kuwait. The second part of the book explores the transformative effects of migration on state policies, as well as how “encounters with the state,” in turn, affect migrants’ lives and their migration projects. These mutual relations become...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 28–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to the formation of friendships between colleagues. The female workers compare their relationships to kinship ties based on affinity, but also on mutual aid in times of hardship, such as financial support in the event of bereavement or illness, for example. Workers’ participation in gama‘ iyyat...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 121–123.
Published: 01 November 2011
... from the studies of Leslie Peirce, Beshara Doumani, and Iris Agmon (among others), which firmly place legal practice at the intersection of imperial, Islamic, and local discourses and argue for a dynamic and mutually constitutive relationship between court and local society, Semerdjian reduces...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 July 2012
...  mn  27 Introduction uslim village girls are a special kind of humanitarian subject, oc- Mcupying an important place in the global distribution of philan- thropic care and resources in this moment of international development and aid. They are arguably...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
... women’s rights projects. One attractively colorful booklet of the “most important provisions of the new Family Code” (Seftaoui 2006) was replete with witty caricatures comparing and contrasting the old and new “moral order.” It is written for international aid workers, educators, and civil society...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
...) or of ethnicity and race (Dwyer 1999). THE MEDIA AND MUSLIM CONSUMER COMMUNITIES The explosion in the production and trade of religious goods, objects cir- culated as markers of belief, aids in the execution of ritual practices and duties and the expression of religious identity. The articles...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
...). International donors are examining with increasing frequency the ways in which women’s empowerment can be measured in order to evaluate the impact of their aid policies.1 Likewise, the Moroccan gov- ernment frequently invokes the empowerment discourse in its policy statements. At the 2003 Global Summit...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
...:95). Another observer of civil society notes that civil society serves to ac- commodate “differences of interest and sensibilities. It ties disconnected people together within communities of mutual responsibility, which are expressed in mutual connections of trust, consideration and embar...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 167–184.
Published: 01 July 2023
... of gender and women’s rights issues indicates a new discourse instigated in a top-down manner by the Turkish ruling party with the paramount aid of the government-supported women’s NGOs. In the Turkish context, this well-functioning collaboration between these NGOs and the AKP government had been tarde sed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 11176469.
Published: 18 April 2024
... on heads of households conducted by the Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University showed that femaleheaded households are poorer and more stressed than male-headed households, that most rely on nancial assistance and food aid, and that women heads of households are four times more...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 33–64.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and conflict, as well as Arab nationalism, have played in women’s overt political participation in South Lebanon. Where- as the first (motherhood) is a more dominant discourse, the second has and still is a possible and lively one for political participation, although the two are not mutually...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 July 2009
...-American was something that allowed me deeper insight, and this fascination proved to be mutually benefi cial. BACKGROUND: FRAMING GENDER AND THE WOMEN’S MOVEMENT IN IRAN “Woman was transformed in this society so that a revolution could occur...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 185–208.
Published: 01 July 2023
... opportunities for students to uplift their unfortunate compatriots. 90 Mutual aid committees operated by the Istiqlal in cities like Salé enabled the bourgeois woman to “do her duty by helping the poor.” 91 In the words of Malika al-Fassi, “The future of the Moroccan woman is in the hands of the woman...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... find it difficult to speak past the powerful symbolism of that piety, and therefore they resort to the language of consumption to explain that desirability and piety are not mutually exclusive. As neither of these effects is ever closed, the anxieties are continually reproduced...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 40–61.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., a fragment of the larger 50  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  10:3 movement, to be highly diverse, with women playing a major role. It was self-reflexive and deeply mutually respectful, again, with dignity being a respected mode of behavior. I found my colleagues in it more...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (3): 41–62.
Published: 01 November 2012
...? Is the movement of queer individuals online monitored? How does queer expression online create identity for Egyptian users? The answers to these questions aided in illuminating my central question: Why is liberation limited to Internet spaces, and how it is possible to manifest queer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 89–111.
Published: 01 July 2005
... the most salient feature, demonstrating remarkable insensitivity and neglecting the mutual respect due them in the context of the global sisterhood feminists claimed to espouse. In earlier writing, I have argued for cultural contextualization of these practices and respect for local dynamics...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 November 2022
... participation in these debates was not limited to Beirut, as seen both in the above information about subscription contacts and in articles from Khalil Gibran and ʿAfifa Karam, two notable mahjar writers, and from Mayy Ziyadeh, a Lebanese émigré living and writing in Egypt. 7 To aid in the magazine’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 379–400.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., feminist strategies using bodily autonomy as the central trope of claim making need to take into account the mutually constitutive nature of gender, race, and ethnicity in reproductive policies and practices. Acknowledging how reproductive politics have always been entangled with ethnoracialized...