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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 221–223.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Tarek El-Ariss Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran Najmabadi Afsaneh Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2014 450 pages. isbn 978-0-8223-5543-4 Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 In 1985 Faridun...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 106–109.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Kathryn Babayan Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity , Najmabadi Afsaneh . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2005 . Pp. xiv, 363 . ISBN 0-52024-262-9 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 246–250.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Afsaneh Najmabadi Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran (WWQI) is a digital archive of nineteenth-century Iranian culture that focuses on the lives of women and issues of gender. The initial inspiration for the project arose...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 109–119.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Afsaneh Najmabadi Beck Lois Nashat Guity , eds. Urbana : University of Illinois Press , 2004 . Pp. xiii , 288. ISBN 0252029372 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 BOOK REVIEWS  109...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Nova Robinson Review of Roundtable at the Middle East Studies Association . Boston, MA . November 20 , 2016 . Hoda Elsadda , Women and Memory Forum , www.wmf.org.eg/en . Afsaneh Najmabadi , Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran , www.qajarwomen.org/en . Akram Khater , Khayrallah...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 139–142.
Published: 01 July 2016
... received renewed scholarly attention in its relation to love, sentimentality, sexuality, gender, and erotics (Mahdavi 2009 ; Najmabadi 2005 ; Ozyegin 2015 ; Peirce 2010 ; Pursley 2012 ). This research has greatly contributed to understanding the role of distinctive historical and social processes and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 288–290.
Published: 01 July 2016
... are not available. However, this is not to say that male same-sex sexuality is always a direct consequence of norms regarding virginity and women’s seclusion. As Afsaneh Najmabadi ( 2006 ) points out, it can be reductive and totalizing to always attribute same-sex sexuality to societal practices such...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., Afsaneh Najmabadi (2005) exposes the interconnections between modernist projects of nation making in the Middle East and gendered conceptions of sexuality to argue that modern gender and sexuality have JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 7, No. 3...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 104–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
... without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity Afsaneh Najmabadi. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. Pp. xiv, 363. ISBN 0-52024-262-9. Reviewed by Kathryn Babayan, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor In her study of Iranian...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and acts as a boundary-making mechanism. I explore the culture of mahremiyet that is constituted through cultural scripts, normative spaces, and gendered acts in the Islamicate contexts of the Middle East. In their edited volume Islamicate Sexualities , Kathryn Babayan and Afsaneh Najmabadi ( 2008...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 139–142.
Published: 01 November 2013
...-7589-2. Reviewed by Rebecca Gould, Yale-NUS College The field of Iranian gender studies has witnessed a sea change in the past decade. In the wake of the scholarship of Afsaneh Najmabadi, Ziba Mir-Hosseini, and Arzoo Osanloo, it is impossible to read Iranian civil and religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Borders: Transmigration and the Politics of Rightful Killing” (Transgender Studies Reader II, forthcoming); and “Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Historiography of Modern Iran” (co-authored with Afsaneh Najmabadi and Mana Kia, Iran in the 20th Century: Historiography and Political Culture, 2009...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
...-Rouayheb 2005 ), the groundbreaking Desiring Arabs (Massad 2007 ), Islamicate Sexualities: Translations across Temporal Geographies of Desire (Babayan and Najmabadi 2008 ), Crossing Borders: Love between Women in Medieval French and Arabic Literatures (Amer 2008 ), the ethnography Queer Beirut...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 24–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... as the concern has largely been with women who strove for emancipation and rights (Afary 2009 ; Najmabadi 2005 ; Osanloo 2009 ; Paidar 1995 ; Sedghi 2007 ). Most such studies mention the contributions of Sidiqa Dawlatabadi (d. 1961) and Mehrangiz Dawlatshahi (d. 2008) to women’s rights (e.g...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2012
...-pervading tradition and situate our project in relation to more recent interventions in the field (Abu Khalil 1993, Babayan and Najmabadi 2008, Dunne 1990, 1998, Habib 2007, 2010, Massad 2002).2 We also bring to- gether the fields of queer studies and Middle Eastern sexualities: While the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 58–88.
Published: 01 November 2008
... 1995; Afary 1996; Najmabadi 1998; Amin 1999; 2002; Fleischmann 2003; Ettehadieh 2004; Kashani-Sabet 2005). Existing historiographical literature addressing education in modern Iran tends to follow two basic trends. The first, found in scholarship on the Riza Shah period (1925–41...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 1991). Although they are absent from most historical ac- counts, women participated in the revolution (Najmabadi 1996; Afary 1996:177-208) and aff ected how Iranians imagined the revolution and the nature of the Qajar state. Th at imagination was fed by specifi c events that were...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 6–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the subject of a number of recent studies (Najmabadi 1993a; Amin 2002; Chehabi 2003; Mahdavi 2003; Rostam-Kolayi 2003) which, of necessity, have focused on the state’s role 8  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES in advancing or undermining Iranian feminism, and viewed women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Najmabadi (though oversimplifying their argument for a nonacademic audience), and I would have liked her to ask more questions about the lives of nonelites, from the boys adored in the sultan’s court to the girls who did not bleed on their wedding night. Historians, of course, have limited access to the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Najmabadi, Ziba Mir-Hosseini, and Arzoo Osanloo, it is impossible to read Iranian civil and religious codes pertaining to marriage and domesticity as neutral tools for regulating social life. Until now, this florescence of scholarship dealing with the Iranian state’s regulation of female and male...