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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 50–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Sophia Pandya While I was interviewing young, educated, employed Yemeni women regarding their religious practices, many conveyed to me that their favorite preacher was the charismatic Egyptian televangelist ‘Amr Khaled, whose show is broadcast in Sanaa and in many parts of the Middle East on a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
...) fighters. Interviews with the mothers of soldiers will also be part of the final analysis. Focusing on these three organizations, the article answers the following questions: (1) How has the conflict between the military/paramilitary forces and oppositional organizations transformed the lives of some...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
... simultaneously take part in the specific masculine construction of fairness and oppose normative gender expectations, specifically in relation to language. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 football ethics gender Turkish Football Federation (TFF) language...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and the greatest differences appear within each sample. Overall, conceptions of Islam are marked by a desire for personal interpretation, individual application, and a reading of the Qur’an that emphasizes equality between men and women. The similarities in attitudes can be attributed in large parts...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2010
... demonstrates that this Islamization has been brought about in part through the activism of women themselves, conducted in ways that are spatially private but substantively public in intent and effect. This contributes what may be conceived of as a “segmented” public. Their success in shaping the national...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the printing press and political reforms during the late Ottoman Empire and the early Turkish republic silenced sexual discourses, television brought them back as part of the new gender regime and disseminated a gender “deviance” model of homosexuality. Against this background, the rest of the article...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 28–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
... visibility of female militancy in labor protests. As a result of these transformations, women’s roles in labor protests have become part of the process of men reclaiming their masculinity, which has been humiliated by wage erosion, the transformation of labor relations, and the coercive nature of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2006
... makes her text part of a general critique of the rapid sociocultural transformation of modern urban society, linking it to a presumably biological but essentially social definition of women as mothers. Cyrus Schayegh is an assistant professor of modern Middle Eastern history at the American...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Reina Lewis Recently developed to serve the consumption needs of an emergent Islamic bourgeoisie, English-language Muslim lifestyle media depart from previous community media by including fashion as an integral part of the genre. Creating fashion editorial brings lifestyle publications up against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 10–36.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Bettina Dennerlein This paper focuses on competing appropriations of international women’s rights standards in the framework of the Moroccan Equity and Reconciliation Commission (ERC) and its follow-up projects. I argue that, even if the ERC’s gender approach has been introduced as part of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... privilege a redemptive narrative, where former fighters are shown as regretful, even feminized, “little men” on par with other human victims of a senseless war. This narrative is meant to counter the widely held notion in Lebanon that militiamen bear a large part of the responsibility for the war. At the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 1–27.
Published: 01 November 2013
... adolescence as marriage and entry into adulthood was delayed, in part due to the high cost of marriage. Yet, at the same time, these commonly shared grievances facilitated weak ties linking diverse constituencies together, as creative leaders built a “movement of movements.” The April 6 movement, and Kefaya...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Ana Frank; Ayşe Betül Çelik Abstract Reproductive rights are shaped by different political ideologies and remain a hotly contested policy issue in most parts of the world. In Turkey the disputes concerning these rights have grown since 2002, when a conservative government assumed power. Analyzing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Mediterranean Memoir Mishka Mojabber Mourani. Beirut: Dar An-Nahar, 2009. 101 pages. ISBN 978-9953-74-257-1. Reviewed by Megan Khairallah, University of Balamand Part memoir, part photo album, and part varied collage of poetry, report- age, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 267.
Published: 01 July 2016
... their articles. Hatoum’s work was part of Domestic Disturbance , an exhibition of fifteen works shown at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art from March 17, 2001, through February 4, 2002. In 2005 Hatoum wrote that, far from evoking the calm safety of home, the spiked colander that is No Way...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 256–257.
Published: 01 July 2015
... native peoples, lands, and cultures. I analyze the neoliberal consumption of Palestinian olive oil and visual representations in contemporary television shows, like Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown , against the ongoing disappearing of Palestinian landscapes. While Palestinian olives are often...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 103–106.
Published: 01 July 2011
...  7:2 of Discrimination Against Women. The authors expose the collusion of societal norms, state policies, religious establishments, and international conventions in regulating the boundaries of morality and sexuality. The book is divided into four parts: Part 1: “Colonial...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 346–348.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., “who are for the most part members of the Lebanese elite and educated middle classes who moved in an actively polyglot world” (39), and her reference to the effects of global French and the continuous deep entanglement of France with Lebanon throughout the postwar period through active engagement with...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 362.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Rola Khayyat; Munira Khayyat; Yasmine Khayyat Copyright © 2018 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 The cover photograph of two generations is part of Fahmi Basrawi’s extensive personal archive. This classic sepia-toned family portrait of people pressed together in a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2009
... de Regt’s adept contextualization of their motivations that we discover exactly how the various murshidat eexperiencedxperienced bbothoth tthehe lliberatingiberating aandnd the disciplining aspects of their new labor. Th e book is divided into fi ve parts, each containing one...