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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
...”: Infertility, Assisted Reproductive Technology, and Third-Party Donation in the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Marcia C. Inhorn, Hajiieh Bibi Razeghi-Nasrabad, and Ghasem Toloo...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 338–342.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that materializes a liberal subject dressed (maybe improperly) and late to the revolutionary party, knocking on a door that refuses to give; an opening is impossible. Even when he notes, despite miriam cooke’s notion of “commissioned criticism” in a state-controlled and manipulated public sphere, that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 6–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Camron Michael Amin The author examines how the Women’s Party (Hizb-i Zanan) used globalization to signal its departure from the tendency of women’s organizations to prioritize national goals over feminist goals in Iran. In explicitly holding the Iranian government to emerging international...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 36–53.
Published: 01 November 2009
... become a site of conflict between the two main political rivals, Hamas and Fateh, and they also have implications for gender relations. Women are not passive observers of the conflict between the two parties and the new traditions and rituals these parties are inventing. Women are actively involved in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 382–410.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Emine Rezzan Karaman Abstract This article analyzes the construction of motherhood as a form of political agency in Turkey with particular references to the Saturday Mothers and the Peace Mothers, respectively, the mothers of the disappeared and the mothers of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 47–68.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Senem Kaptan Abstract Despite being exempt from compulsory military service, women have been indispensable in their roles as mothers of conscripted soldiers in the conflict between the Turkish military and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Based on in-depth interviews conducted with twenty women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 8–34.
Published: 01 July 2006
... forward among all the parties to the alliance. Michaelle Browers is an assistant professor of political science at Wake Forest University. Her first book, Democracy and Civil Society in Arab Political Thought: Cross-cultural Possibilities , will be published by Syracuse University Press in 2006...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
... parties, and other public actors made important contributions that led to the reforms. Admittedly, the feminist movement is not the sole actor behind the new and spectacular legal reforms, but this movement acted as the major pooling force behind it. This force is attested in triggering unprecedented...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 58–85.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the impact of these organizations on the events and politics unfolding in the region. We have also observed and documented the impact of homeland politics on these diaspora organizations, paying special attention to the gendered influence exerted by Kurdish political parties. The theoretical...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
... how both governmental and civil society actors have discussed and framed reproductive policies primarily in reference to religion since the ascension of the Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (Justice and Development Party; AKP), this article focuses on debates that took place in 2012 about abortion and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 103–106.
Published: 01 July 2008
... BOOK REVIEWS  103 the defi ant attitude of opposition parties does raise the question as to whether the politics of engagement has had much of an impact in facili- tating negotiation between state and Islam, particularly when secularists and Islamic actors cohabit the state...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 144–147.
Published: 01 July 2005
... Islamist political parties in Turkey have been able to mobilize their constituencies and add to their grow- ing political power and popularity. Since the mid 1990s, Turkish Islamists have made significant political gains through the Welfare and Virtue parties and in 2002 won an...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 100–103.
Published: 01 July 2008
... illiberal, authoritarian features of the regime. Among Islamic actors, there was a growing conviction that the system-challeng- ing tactics of the pro-Islamic Refah Party were leading to a narrowing of opportunities for Islamic social actors to participate in the public sphere. Supporters...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2010
... participation on national political debates in Lebanon and Yemen. In addition, she has published two shorter pieces on Yemeni politics: “Does a Vote Equal a Voice?” ( Middle East Report 252 [2009]), on the declining enthusiasm for formal political parties among Yemeni women, and “Hurricane Katrina in Yemen...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 146–149.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., including works cited and index. $24.95 (paper). ISBN 0-8156-3087-5. Tara Marie Dankel, Georgetown University Many scholars have examined the role of women in the Palestinian resis- tance movement, while others have studied the protest strategies of the various parties and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and 1993. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan founded the Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi; AKP) in 2001 and led it until 2014. In 2002 party leaders, declaring it a conservative democratic party, announced that it was breaking from its classic Islamist roots. Erdoğan also claimed that he...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 354–358.
Published: 01 November 2015
... promoted under previous postcolonial authoritarian regimes. The free and democratic elections of October 2011 led to a coalition of Ennahdha, the Islam-oriented majority party, and two secular parties. This opened the way for preachers from the Mashreq and Arab Gulf countries to present their support for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 July 2015
... “ideal Muslim women” and made wearing the veil mandatory in all government institutions. The POP (now called community police) raids parties, cafés, and even homes to search for “immoral acts.” In 2008 at least forty-three thousand women in Sudan were reportedly arrested and lashed on charges of wearing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 359–361.
Published: 01 November 2015
... political party election lists that alternate vertically and horizontally between male and female candidates. This initiative was adopted and was very successful: 624 women registered as candidates (of 3,700 total), 540 through political parties (encouraged by zipper lists) and 84 as independents. Sixty-two...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 284–287.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Party, founded in 2008, which mandates that 40 percent of its representatives be women, writes, “When women have freedom to think then the Kurdish question will be solved” (Krajeski 2013 ). Abdullah Ocalan ( 2013 , 57) reflects this belief: The extent to which society can be thoroughly transformed is...