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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 416–437.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Farzaneh Hemmasi Abstract This article explores the media controversy surrounding the victory of Ermia, a veiled female vocalist, on the 2013 expatriate Iranian talent competition Googoosh Music Academy (GMA). A historically and ethnographically informed “ethnotextual” analysis of a selection of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Caroline Seymour-Jorn Abstract This article focuses on the Egyptian writer Miral al-Tahawy’s 1996 novel The Tent ( al-Khibāʾ ). This ethnographically informed novel sheds light on liminal, emotional, and imaginative aspects of social and personal life—those aspects that tend to be particularly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephanie Chaban Righteous Transgressions: Women’s Activism on the Israeli and Palestinian Religious Right . Ben Shitrit Lihi . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2015 . 304 pages. isbn 9780691164571. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 461–468.
Published: 01 November 2017
... , we have moved away from binary conceptions of gender and sexuality that limited our understanding of gender on the basis of oppositional notions of masculinity and femininity. We have thereby become better aware and critical of pervasive heteronormative assumptions in feminist theory. Having said...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 6–28.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Century Scholar. She publishes widely on secular and Islamic feminisms in the Middle East and Islamic world with works appearing in several languages including Arabic. Among her books are Feminists, Islam and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt and Opening the Gates: An Arab Feminist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 102–104.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Louise Halper Women’s Rights and Islamic Family Law: Perspectives on Reform , Welchman Lynn , ed. London & New York : Zed Books Ltd , 2004 . 300 pp. $26.95 Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006 102  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 105–107.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Rachel L. Kaplan On Shifting Ground: Muslim Women in the Global Era , Nouraie-Simone Fereshteh , ed. New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York , 2005 . Pp. 282. $18.95 paper. Copyright © 2006 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2006...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 86–109.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Roksana Bahramitash This paper reviews the experience of Iranian women during the reform era (1997–2004) from a postcolonial feminist theoretical perspective, and challenges the mainstream literature on women in the Muslim world in its tendency to portray them as passive victims. Iranian women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Heidi Morrison Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 110  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES BRIEF COMMENTARY  Egyptian Women’s Views on Constitutional Amendments...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Sharon Linzey Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS  103 International Conference on Kurdish Women for Peace and Equality, March 8, 2007, Erbil, Southern Kurdistan Sharon...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Nadeen El-Kassem Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS  105 dom, traditional Kurdish dance, and the great desire for a home state. Numerous Kurdish handicrafts were also on display and available for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 90–93.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Rima Hassouneh Women on a Journey: Between Baghdad and London , Zangana Haifa . Trans. Cumberbatch Judy . Austin : Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin , 2007 . Pp. xvi, 235 . ISBN: 978-0-292-71484-7 . Copyright © 2009 Association for Middle East...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 115–122.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of Islamic Law: A Look at the Conference on “Women’s Rights: Beyond Rhetoric” Naazneen Diwan, University of California, Los Angeles he Los Angeles Muslim community, positioned in a Western me- Ttropolis, thriving with intersectional views of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, both at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Her research focuses on cultural perceptions of Ethiopian Jews in both Ethiopia and Israel, women’s expressive culture and life stories, and present-day Israeli folklore. She is the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 14–40.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sima Shakhsari In this essay, I argue that during the post-September 11 th “war on terror,” the Iranian homosexual became transferred from the position of the abject to the representable subject in transnational political realms. This shift involves Iranian opposition groups, transnational media...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–127.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ellen Gruenbaum Sondra Hale’s self-imposed thirty years of silence on female circumcision—broken in 1994 for her Ufahamu article and discussed in her chapter for Obioma Nnaemeka’s Female Circumcision and the Politics of Knowledge (Praeger, 2005)—was grounded in her critique of the “residuals” of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 November 2014
... International and Area Studies, where she has served as Chair of the Council on Middle East Studies. A specialist on Middle Eastern gender, religion, and health, Inhorn has conducted research on the social impact of infertility and assisted reproductive technologies in Egypt, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 134–136.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Laury Silvers Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur’an, Hadith, and Jurisprudence , Ali Kecia . Oxford : Oneworld Publications , 2006 . Pp. xxviii, 217 . ISBN 9781851684564 . Copyright © 2008 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2008 134  JOURNAL OF...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 54–73.
Published: 01 November 2009
... families, especially the women. Findings from in-depth interviews with women currently residing in two suburbs of Beirut highlight the repercussions of postwar conditions of economic decline and inadequate social development policies on these families who continually move to new dwellings within the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 102–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Mona Chemali Khalaf This paper presents the preliminary results of a study that focuses on a micro aspect of Lebanese migration, i.e. the emigration of the head of the household and its impact on decision-making and well-being within the family, essentially on the wife left behind. For that purpose...