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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 256–257.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Lila Sharif Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 As Palestinians continue to experience the violent decimation of their olive groves, the consumption of Palestinian olive oil grows increasingly popular through transnational fair trade circuits. A...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 112–113.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Zohreh Ghavamshahidi Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out , Afzal-Khan Fawzia , ed. Massachusetts : Olive Branch Press , 2005 . Pp. xi, 338 . $20 paperback. Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 112  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Boutheina Khaldi Midnight Tales: A Woman’s Journey Through the Middle East , al-Rawi Rosina-Fawzia . Translation by Arav Monique . Northhampton, MA : Olive Branch Press , 2006 . Pp. 303. ISBN 1566565588 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Nadje Al-Ali Dancing in the No-Fly Zone: A Woman’s Journey through Iraq , Ditmars Hadani . Northhampton, MA : Olive Branch Press , 2005 . 256 pages. ISBN 1-56656-634-7 . Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 128  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., describes the importance of “ samna baladi ” (clarified butter): “It’s the flavor of Egyptian cooking. An ingredient an Egyptian man cannot live without” (76). Hashim explains how he lost his temper with his wife when he noticed that she was cooking rice with olive oil, not his preferred samna baladi...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 125–130.
Published: 01 November 2006
... sanctity of a children’s bedroom. Th e documentary is deeply moving, with many memorable moments such as the footage of women going to harvest their olives, the only source of income for many Palestinians. Illegal Israeli settlers, intent on stopping them, stone the women and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
... discussion of Oliver Roy and Asef Bayat’s different understandings of this transformation and whether it qualifies as “post-Islamism.” This last section also opens the debate on whether Islamic consumption has led to genuine transformation or the Islamist movement has just been (willingly?) co-opted by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 March 2019
... to assist with her immigration papers toward citizenship. But Faten becomes unsettled by the ways that Islam and her body are both objectified. Martín compares her body to food, like black olives and mangoes, “like a dish,” an object of exotic taste and desire (Lalami 2005 : 131). He presses her to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
... family meal, the girl would receive an additional meal that usually included rich foods such as couscous, flour mixed with yeast that would ferment and inflate her belly, millet porridge (known as qseb), lamb fat, meat patties, and a glass of olive oil or fish oil, sometimes mixed with egg yolks...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... 2000 The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization. Rev. ed. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux. Ghannam, Farha 2008 Beauty, Whiteness, and Desire: Media, Consumption, and Embodiment in Egypt. International Journal of Middle East Studies 40:544–6...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 287–311.
Published: 01 July 2017
... forty or fifty cents gold it was possible to drink a little bottle of arak , a liquor similar to anise, served with toasted almonds, pistachios, olives, etc., and to listen to a famous Jewish singer, Feruz, accompanied by an orchestra of oud [string instrument], dirbake [percussion instrument...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... folk, or popular, religion, including traditions that reflect syncretism, pre-Islamic beliefs, women’s religion, alterna- tive forms of healing, magic, and soothsaying. Perhaps because of the breadth of the term, its critics have portrayed it as regressive and superstitious. Oliver Scharbrodt...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 19–57.
Published: 01 November 2010
... “highly esteemed,” and even in the early twentieth century, the first Jewish soap factory during the Palestine Mandate advertised that its product was “of Nablus quality” (Doumani 1995, 185). Nabulsi soap consisted of the region’s famous virgin olive oil, water, and an alkaline compound formed by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 10–36.
Published: 01 March 2012
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Jabaliyya, Rihla Saʿba: Sira Dhatiyya . Amman : Dar al-Shuruq . Tuqan Fadwa . 1990 . A Mountainous Journey: A Poet’s Autobiography , translated by Kenny Olive . St. Paul, MN : Graywolf . Zaydan Jurji . 1892 . Asir al-Mutamahdi (The Male Captive of the Mahdi Pretender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 81–109.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 March 2007
...] under the olive trees. They were black, black, black, you couldn’t recognize them. I poured water into my son’s mouth and said, “Share it among you.” While telling this story, Umm Muhammad energetically acted out how she had pushed the British soldier aside and seized his rifle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 79–109.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in her heart, and her tears would turn into drops of olive oil on the cheeks of her icon. Once, her gaze met Aisha’s in a trance of hymns, and the girl shivered, her eyes fi lling with tears of sadness for the holy woman who had suff ered so greatly. Our Lady Mary (8...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 56–85.
Published: 01 July 2007
... takes place within a Palestinian space in which the Israelis are intruders. Th e Palestinian space is portrayed as one of timeless beauty. Th e camera lingers on olive groves, golden fi elds of wheat, and the stone architecture of the village. Israelis enter this space in roaring military...