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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 145–148.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Maisa Taha Arab Women in Arab News: Old Stereotypes and New Media , Al-Malki Amal Kaufer David Ishizaki Suguru Dreher Kira . Doha : Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing , 2012 . 466 pages. ISBN 978-9-9921-7911-6 . Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006
... their societies. Crusading female journalists, feminist film producers/directors, publishers, and feminist cyber “bloggers” are strategically using old and new media to participate in the production and dissemination of alternative knowledge and the creation of transgressive spaces. Loubna H...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the Modern and Unmodern in the Old City of Damascus” (City & Society, 2009). She is currently completing a manuscript on the historic preservation of the Old City of Damascus. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2006
... on what subsequently came and changed the old Bedouin life. What is striking is the way in which the author juxtaposes the old with the new, a manner that does not manifest itself in a violent rejection of either world but instead stages a conscientious dialectic, opening this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Gold Finger), a seventeen-year-old streetwise girl who was born in the prison, becomes the leader of the younger prisoners. She later escapes to Dubai in search of a better life. Hekmat portrays how the strict and harsh discipline imposed by the authorities to reduce crime and violations...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Rima, for example, the wife of the paternal cousin of Nadia, an 83-year-old Druze, lived and worked in Nadia’s household aft er her hus- 78 ./ JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:3 band died while in Mexico and left her with three children to support. Rima was most helpful because...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 483–485.
Published: 01 November 2017
... borders are constantly penetrated by immigrant invaders looking to steal American jobs and inflict harm on unsuspecting civilians. The old Cold War rhetoric has been reactivated, only this time the Soviet/Russian enemy is supplanted by the Muslim enemy. The “invading” Muslim bodies have to be invaded in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 November 2018
... suburbs, reflecting a rise in their socioeconomic status. Nevertheless, he remained deeply conflicted about severing ties with his old neighborhood and moving to an area that “had no soul or ambience” (113). Moody shared these concerns and memories of Bulaq with Naguib over a “tin plate of ful [fava...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
... propaganda produced about famous child martyr Mohammad Fahmideh. She argues that the Islamic Republic “effectively manipulated the emotions of . . . Iranians” by depicting “old men unhesitatingly” fighting and “young boys . . . with plastic keys to the Heavenly Gates hanging around their necks.” She...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
... satellite dishes; the music and ballet school enclosed by barbed wire and bordered by an endless line of Iraqi soldiers waiting for their pay from American Marines; barefoot children leading looted race horses through traffic jams; and the mural of 26-year-old Esam Pasha painted over a portrait of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 374–378.
Published: 01 November 2018
... dialogue with her mother on maternity, her own birth, abortion, and menopause. The installation includes an old television set, a chair, the cardigan her mother wore during her puerperal period, and a forty-year-old umbilical cord her mother donated. A Room of Our Own included diverse events that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 118–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
... between them. Nuray: This is what everyone calls “modern” these days. And then there’s the old style, what our grandmothers [wear]. Ayşe: This is a much more colorful and joyful outfit. It has the flair of the new summer season; it’s more modern. And then this one is more...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to Origin: Negotiating the Modern and Unmodern in the Old City of Damascus” ( City & Society, 2009). She is currently completing a manuscript on the historic preservation of the Old City of Damascus. Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 90–93.
Published: 01 July 2009
... little eff ort to construct new lives in this not- so-new land. Th e overall message seems dim: London symbolizes exile from hope, happiness, the future, from life itself. It is where these friends have come to grow old and die, a realization they are loath to admit but which...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 25–54.
Published: 01 July 2005
... excited teenager who rushed around the house and garden, smelling the roses and arranging elaborate picnics. She loved to entertain, and when I was there she invited a group of women from the old bourgeoisie. Over tea and fruit they talked about the good old days, their Turkish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of freedom and indepen- dence. Community life has been partly preserved in the smaller city of al Ain. Bristol-Rhys tells of escapes to a neighborhood where one family’s homes fill a street as in the old days—allowing all, particularly women and children, to pass easily between...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 142–145.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Persian, and Turkish terms useful. Arab Women in Arab News: Old Stereotypes and New Media Amal Al-Malki, David Kaufer, Suguru Ishizaki, and Kira Dreher. Doha: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing, 2012. 466 pages. ISBN 978-9-9921-7911-6. Reviewed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 244–264.
Published: 01 July 2017
... emotional well-being. Sancar, who is forty-two years old and self-employed, explains the role he plays in his family business and the benefits he receives from living close to family: I am regarded as domineering, authoritative, and strong in the eyes of my family. I deal with our financial affairs. My...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 July 2015
... statements on issues through social media. NOW turned five years old in 2014. It has yet to prove itself as a powerful women’s movement, however, because of a number of challenges. First, the initiative includes mostly “nonpolitical” activists and members of political parties who have imported their...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 November 2015
... men, how they explore public space (and evade the state security apparatus) as youths, how they select wives and take on the roles of husbands and fathers, and how they grow old and infirm and die. One chapter examines how women produce masculinity by guiding and judging male behavior, financially and...