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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 152–155.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Margot Badran Revolutionary Womanhood: Feminisms, Modernity, and the State in Nasser’s Egypt , Bier Laura . New York : Stanford University Press , 2011 . 246 pages. ISBN 978-0-8047-7439-0 . Copyright © 2014 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2014 152  mn  Journal of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Moneera al-Ghadeer Al-Nasser Abdallah , translated by Dina Bosio and Christopher Tingley. Interlink, 2004 . 124 pp. Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 BOOK REVIEWS  129 theless performed by the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., feminists, and anyone interested in the history of gender studies in Morocco, North Africa, and the Islamic world in general. The Tree and Other Stories Abdallah Al-Nasser, translated by Dina Bosio and Christopher Tingley. Interlink, 2004. 124 pp...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
... under the regimes of Nasser and Sadat. Con- temporary Egyptian society and waves of globalization are the subject of Dunyazad. Seeds of Corruption is set in the eastern desert, Darhib, in Egypt and tells the story of Nicola, a man without a country. Th rough Nicola, the main character...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 110–112.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Lohman focuses on how Umm Kulthum portrayed herself publicly as a mother, believer, humanitar- ian, national symbol, and political activist, and artist. She argues that through careful self-presentation and strategic actions, the singer sus- tained her career after Gamal Abdel Nasser’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 2011
... discuss Gamal Abdel Nasser’s views of the ancien régime and the characteristics of the new one. Then, I review some of the political positions that Abdel Rahman took on key issues of the day that simultaneously enhanced her visibility and limited her appeal to important groups. In one of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 155–158.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of Egypt,” a film that Bier does not mention. In opening the door wide on the politics and practices of the Nasser state’s directed agenda for women, as part of its overall drive to develop the nation, Bier’s work calls for careful reading. Appearing in 2011, the year the ongoing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 158–161.
Published: 01 July 2014
... twenty-first century codification of family law in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Bahrain. As much as the book is a scholarly endeavor, it is also a political project. Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser—wife of the newly retired Emir of Qatar and the Chair of the Qatar Foundation...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2005
... viewed by the elite as “a reason for backwardness” (87). Th erefore, from 1840 until 1952, a duality existed that fi nancially and culturally separated the kh∂ssa from the ῾∂mma. During Nasser’s rule, very much like the Mamluk rule, the mili- tary became the dominant fraction that enjoyed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2012
... vagaries of domestic politics and the calculations of those in power—is itself instructive. During the “Arab Cold War,” which pitted Gamal Abdel Nasser’s pan-Arabist socialism against the Wahabism of the Saudis, they were jailed in Egypt; but in the 1970s when Anwar Sa- dat embraced Islam, they were...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 96–101.
Published: 01 July 2009
...-theorization of Nasser’s 1952 revolution. El Shakry’s writing is fl uid and complex, and her method incorporates a supple interdiscipli- narity, weaving together empirically rich archival sources in historical detail with a Foucauldian analysis of gender, race, and nation as epis- temic formations. At the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 31–57.
Published: 01 November 2008
... development could not keep pace with population increase, President Gamal Abdel Nasser changed course. Th e Charter of 1962 raised the issue of rapid population growth and diminishing resources. Th e regime then came out unequivocally in favor of family planning, promoting it as offi cial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 193–212.
Published: 01 July 2018
... divided Nubia between them. Gamal Abdel Nasser’s building of the Aswan High Dam required the forced resettlement of these communities for the sake of national development (Abbas 2014 ). Leftah’s narrator explains, “Islam’s parents told him how they had been settled by the government in this village [Om...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 166–180.
Published: 01 July 2016
... pleasant at home (Kholoussy 2010 , 99–122). Later, in the Gamal Abdel Nasser era, the nuclear family was promoted energetically. Demographic concerns entered the picture as demographic transition theory made its way into Egypt, associating relative status equality to partners with fewer children (Bier...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 1–10.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Marriage Conditions in a Palestinian Village, 2 vols. Helsinki, Finland: Akademische Buchhandlung Helsingfors. Jad, Islah 1990 From Salons to the Popular Committees: Palestinian Women, 1919–1989. In Intifada: Palestine at the Crossroads, ed. Jamal R. Nasser and Roger...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
... women or their advocates, deploying their services in extrac- tive and protective roles while reinforcing fundamentally conservative family forms. Article 72 of Law No. 1 instructs Bank Nasser to pay court-ordered judgments of maintenance and rent from the husband to his “wife, divorcé, children...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 2005); and Green Cold (Sardeh sabz), a three-part documentary about Farrokhzad by the young fi lmmaker Nasser Saff arian, played to sold-out audiences for three weeks before being banned. FOROUGH FARROKHZAD IN THE ART OF SHIRIN NESHAT AND MARYAM HABIBIAN One...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 145–174.
Published: 01 November 2009
... second largest village in south Lebanon, Bint Jbeil, which was nearly destroyed during the decades of occupation. Nasser, director of the Bint Jbeil Cultural Center in Dearborn, told me that since the oc- cupation began, Bint Jbeil’s 40,000 residents decreased to approximately 3,000, with 15,000...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 28–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
... back to the 1930s. Ghazl Shibin, renamed “Indorama” after its privatiza- tion and sale to an Indonesian multinational firm in February 2007, is a spinning and weaving company established in 1959 in the framework of Gamal Abdel Nasser’s industrialization policy. By 2010, it employed 4,000 workers...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 87–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Humphrey Davies’s translation of the novel, which superbly transplants al-Ayidi’s linguistic pastiche into contemporary English. 3. Sunʾallah Ibrahim’s iconic novel, Dhat (1992), traces the development of Egyptian society during the Nasser, Sadat, and early Mubarak regimes through the eyes of a...