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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2020) 16 (1): 41–61.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Jewish women participating in these movements contended with patriarchal organizing structures, it is necessary to set apart the racial logics palpable in their articulations. This argument rests on primary sources in the form of three memoirs from the Iraqi Jewish women Tikva Agassi, Shoshana Levy, and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 43–63.
Published: 01 March 2021
... domestic duties to women in Turkey, already living in a strongly patriarchal society. Copyright © 2021 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2021 Turkey conservatism Cold War motherhood In September 1952, Matthew Bunker Ridgway, the newly appointed supreme commander of the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (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 (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 (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 (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 (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) ABBASI-SHAVAZI, INHORN, RAZEGHI-NASRABAD, TOLOO  1 THE “IRANIAN ART REVOLUTION”: Infertility...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 157–176.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Maral Aktokmakyan Abstract Mayda (1883), Serpouhi Dussap’s first eponymous novel, quickly met the patriarchal reaction among the Armenian male intelligentsia of Constantinople over the issue of female emancipation. Today the significance of Dussap’s best-known novel and feminist ideology is both...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
... extramarital relations through sigheh . Yet even with this trend the stigma of sigheh did not disappear. Yaghoobi’s argument that women pay the ultimate price for transgressing their patriarchally defined roles again holds true, for in this film the sigheh woman dies in a car crash, to the relief of her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 216–218.
Published: 01 July 2019
... extortion of women’s human potential before that potential can be formed” (89). This critique of the patriarchal state of affairs culminates in her last chapter on the negated life, where she evaluates the institution of marriage as represented in novels, Moroccan proverbs, and legal codes, such as the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Kurdish patriarchy; this analysis is theoretically grounded on Deniz Kandiyoti’s concept of “patriarchal bargains.” The book provides intriguing examples of how Kurdish women validate themselves and their new roles in the city by adhering to ideals such as domesticity, modesty, and seclusion. They...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2015
... identity politics. Yalur points to the ambivalence of Ar’s characters, which subverted and affirmed dominant fiction. The chapter by Verda İrtiş analyzes the discourses of juvenile criminal court judges to show how the juvenile penal system reinforces differentiated patriarchal authority over children...