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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Marta Agosti m.agosti.pinilla@gmail.com Women and Gender in Iraq: Between Nation-Building and Fragmentation . Zahra Ali . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2018 . xviii + 322 pages. isbn 9781107191099. Copyright © 2022 by the Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Ferial J. Ghazoul Literature, Gender, and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Egypt: The Life and Works of ‘A’isha Taymur , Hatem Mervat F. . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2011 . 234 pages. ISBN 978-0-230-11350-3 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 344–366.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Alainna Liloia Abstract This article explores the relationship between gender and modern nation building in Qatar, with attention to how Qatari women negotiate the challenges of modern development and social change. The article analyzes Qatar’s strategic use of gendered nation-building initiatives...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... participating in a modern nation-building process in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq in the period of 1991–2003. The study is based on fieldwork among Kurdish women in Canada, Britain, Sweden, and Iraqi Kurdistan. We have analyzed the activities of four women’s organizations in the diaspora and have traced...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (2): 31–55.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Hoda Elsadda The emergence of the New Woman in Egypt as a central trope in the nationalist narrative of nation-building and modernity has been the subject of scholarly interest for more than a decade, yet there has been little research on her logical counterpart: the New Man. Although...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Abouzeid’s engagement with tensions triggered by colonial encounters and postcolonial nation building. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 postcolonial female agency Leila Abouzeid Arabic autobiography Moroccan autobiography Arab women’s writing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 30–59.
Published: 01 July 2008
... women’s different forms of political activism in the national struggle and/or peace-building initiatives, this paper critically discusses a variety of gendered conflict resolution approaches and concludes that, contrary to such charges, contextualized culturally specific gender norms might in fact prove...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 July 2008
... activist active in the interwar period. Baron demonstrates that despite having been ignored in the wider literature on nationalism, these women were crucial to the 108  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 4:2 nation-building project. “Nationalist politics must be conceived broadly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 108–111.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Hania Sholkamy 108  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 4:2 nation-building project. “Nationalist politics must be conceived broadly, not just as party or parliamentary politics, from which women were oft en excluded, but as incorporating a range of ‘nation-building...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
... to nation-building; shopping in per- son was a way to offer additional choices. A good review of literature on department stores in the West also is provided. Russell analyzes at length the idea that at the turn of the last century women’s presses started to popularise and define roles of the new...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 383–385.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Vince’s award-winning study of Algerian women war veterans is an important reflection on gender and memory in the history of modern Algeria. Recognizing the centrality of the Algeria War of Independence (1954–62) on modern state building, national identity formation, and historical study, Vince seeks both...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 140–143.
Published: 01 July 2005
... and strengthened the conjugal unit and equalized rights between men and women within the family. Islamic family law had stressed a strong extended agnatic group and a fragile conjugal bond. These changes were not in response to demands from women’s movements. They were a nation-building strategy...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., it deals with the reciprocal relations between liberal democracy, capitalist economy, and nation-building processes. According to Bowles and Gintis, the decisive contribution of the educa- tional system to the creation and reproduction of the ethnic and racial division of labor does...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2010
... national identity and an apolitical subject population. Part of nation-building in the UAE has been the development of women’s education and employment op- portunities, mostly in order to produce a globally productive citizenry and reduce the reliance on foreign labor, which makes up 98...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . 2015 . Nation-Building in Turkey and Morocco: Governing Kurdish and Berber Dissent . New York : Cambridge University Press . Ata Alya Akat , Al-Ali Nadje , and Tas Latif . 2016 . “ Kurds and Turks Are at the Edge of a Cliff .” Open Democracy , November 2...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of analysis. The book successfully looks at the various representations of femininity and mas- culinity in modern Arabic fiction to reach an understanding of nation building within contemporary Arabic societies. One of the most inter- esting arguments posits that by looking at gender roles...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 386–388.
Published: 01 November 2019
... who remained in Turkey after the massacres. The unique and major contribution of this work is its specific focus on Armenian women’s “forced” roles in the process of Armenian nation building under the Turkish government despite its role in perpetrating the massacres. In “A Climate for Abduction...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 126–127.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., women in Egypt and the Arab world, and the political economy of development. Hatem is the author of Literature, Gender and Nation-Building in Nineteenth Century Egypt, the Life and Works of ‘A’isha Taymur (1840-1902) (Palgrave-McMillan, forthcoming). She is also the editor of Arabic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 47–68.
Published: 01 March 2017
... context that marked the time period during which I conducted this study. I then provide a brief overview of the place of gender within the Turkish nation-state building project, focusing particularly on the significance of motherhood. Later I examine the relationship among military service, gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 346–348.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... This seventy-year period witnessed different evolutions of the Lebanese novel at critical moments in the history of modern Lebanon, including French colonialism, Lebanese independence, a fifteen-year civil war, and the ongoing postwar nation building. In this regard Hartman’s analysis of the literary landscape...