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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 145–148.
Published: 01 November 2013
... be particularly compelling to those interested in gender and Islam. All readers are likely to find the glossary of Arabic, 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2019) 15 (3): 330–343.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Spanish nationalist dignity rather than with Moroccan independence. Instead of concluding that Spain’s colonization of Morocco is not good, Bertrana concludes that it is not good enough . Her writing perpetuates centuries-old Spanish Orientalist stereotypes, thus complicating the glorified history of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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. Copyright © 2013 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2013 ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2006
... resistance and ambivalence. Reflecting on the past reaffirms its richness, inscribing long-lasting traces 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
... from a working-class background and tries to help her family by working very hard, is raped by Zivar the drug smuggler. Later, she commits suicide. In the third segment, Sepideh (known as Essy Gold Finger), a seventeen-year-old streetwise girl who was born in the prison, becomes the leader of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 November 2009
... insulting and distanc- ing for them to be given a salary, but payment “in kind” would be made by meeting all their expenses as if they were literally a member of the family. 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (2018) 14 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Iran focuses on religious motivations for minor enlistees, largely owing to her dependence on Islamic Republic propaganda produced about famous child martyr Mohammad Fahmideh. She argues that the Islamic Republic “effectively manipulated the emotions of . . . Iranians” by depicting “old men...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 430–432.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Sometimes it’s Mariam, eyes tight against grey husbands of nine-year-old brides in the ER— and it’s Anne and Amy around her. Sometimes it’s me taking my first bite of manna , not believing it’s a real thing— Elham and Thaira around me, saying they gather this heaven from gardens in Iraq...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 329–330.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... “We must look for a restoration of the conversation between women,” Djebar ( 1992 : 149–50) writes. But in El Sadda’s paintings those conversations seem never to have been severed. El Sadda uses “scraps from old notebooks, newspapers and magazines” on the women’s faces (email to JMEWS editors...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2018) 14 (3): 374–378.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Kültür during the exhibition. Nurcan Gündoğan’s video installation Cut (2017) is a 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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (2013) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2013
... historic preservation of the Old City of Damascus, where elite Syrian women were active in the campaign to save the historic city center from demolition during the 1970s. In these campaigns women de- ployed the ascribed gendered role of custodians of memory and tradition in a very public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (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 (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...