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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 32–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... self can be read either as constitutive of national allegory (as in The Shirt of Flame ) or as an allegorical critique of patriarchal nationalism (as in the English-language The Turkish Ordeal ). The essay concludes by showing how Halide Edib’s perspective allows for a gendered reading of the national...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Jewish ultra-Orthodox Shas Movement in Israel, both explicitly patriarchal religious revivalist groups similar to other movements across the Middle East, finds that these movements offer women powerful liberatory narratives. This paper takes issue with recent arguments that suggest that pious women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 March 2012
... strategies are largely shaped by social and economic factors and gender relations and in the traditional patriarchal context of rural Kurdish society. The article further explores the transformation of the women’s situation and narratives through the recent political changes in Iraq and shows the conflict...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 199–215.
Published: 01 July 2019
... women themselves who started to challenge patriarchal authority. Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 Algeria scouting sports education Islamic reformism Algeria is often seen as a major instance of women’s “emancipation” in the Middle East of the mid...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 March 2015
... with the narratives and corporeal practices of the women dancers in daily life. I argue that the women rationalize their professional dancing and protect their reputations in a patriarchal context through self-disciplining practices and by disavowing their sexuality during what they understand as a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 80–97.
Published: 01 March 2015
... patriarchal power and cooperating through storytelling. Both narratives reflect their own forms of “multiple critique.” Tomorrow confronts the exploitation of the working class in postcolonial Morocco but does so in a way that disguises a frontal challenge to the masculinist context of the 1960s and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Symbolic order, which is dominated by the patriarchal signifier. I also argue that Saddam, an intrusive Name-of-the-Father, validates the biographical endeavor and lures the narrative discourse into being. Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 Jacques Lacan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2015
... patriarchal dominance. It unfolds the dynamics of “giving voice” to Abouzeid’s illiterate mother and grandmother while challenging the content and principles underlying their utterances. These dynamics are further complicated by her father’s formative yet problematic political stances. The final section...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 22–47.
Published: 01 November 2006
... war narrative, by linking the political, oft en nationalist violence of these stories to the intimate violence sustaining the structures of patriarchal social institutions within which the characters exist. Kamran Rastegar is a lecturer in Arabic and Persian at the University of Edinburgh. He...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 21–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
... options enabled by technology were largely contained within the established gender order. Still, the case did contribute, if modestly, to women's rights and autonomy. The paper's conclusion suggests that public debates regarding reproductive disruptions may become a vehicle for both patriarchal gender...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 45–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., and the national/ethnic communities. While the shared patriarchal nature of these regimes produces powerful experiences of omnipresent and naturalized oppression, competition among them allows women some very important latitude. My emphasis on the contradictory location of Palestinian women in Israel...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
... responsibility, and outside work is the man’s; and the man is the breadwinner. Such policies reinforce the traditional patriarchal relations within the family. (Sarokhani and Raf’atjah 2004) Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi is Associate Professor in the Department of Demography, University of Tehran, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
... that there is no gender equality in Arab society in Israel, a conviction stronger among male teachers. Transition of Arab society from traditional to modern society has not eliminated the patriarchal regime. Improved education of women and their professional promotion have not ensured gender equality...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 216–218.
Published: 01 July 2019
... as a sociological lens through which to analyze gendered stereotypes, societal expectations toward men and women, and patriarchal sexuality. In addition, her book is a powerful, unflinching, and personal critique of Morocco as a misogynist state and society that could only be written by a Moroccan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Life in Contemporary Turkey: Migration, Gender, and Ethnic Identity is a meticulous ethnography on the profound transformation of Kurdish society and its patriarchal culture with migration within Turkey. Based on twelve years of research, the book follows a group of villagers in the eastern city of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... She looks through the polarized air to make a dialectic analysis of the Kemalists versus the “new Turks.” She finds the latter more liberal and transnational but as patriarchal as the former. However, her analysis does not break down the “new Turks” based on their different sects. This flexible and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 248–249.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and to propose alternative modes of justice seeking. We do not use the terms domestic violence or intimate violence but rather violence against women , because we insist on acknowledging structural aspects of violence produced by a variety of patriarchal power holders. We analyze violence against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 356–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... collective future was predicated on a rather traditional patriarchal model. The social and economic strategies through which schooling was often achieved were equally ages-old” (137). Yet Ryzova argues that such decisions should not be categorized as either modern or traditional, because they drew on both...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the state, Islamic education, and the Iranian women’s movement, in which women use Islamic texts to undermine patriarchal state policies. I pose an alternative that moves analysis away from women either failing to attain a universalized ideal “good life” that demonstrates autonomous will or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 152–155.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of state-driven modernizing and development. There was no space for independent ideologies and public criticism under the relentless surveil- lance of this state. The Nasserist state assumed the mantle of benefactor and protector of its citizens. The authoritarian patriarchal state...